Think you're a Beatles buff? Take this quiz to find out if you can think for yourself, or if you need a little help from your friends when it comes to knowing your Fab Four albums.
In March 1963, the Beatles released their first album in the UK.
King co-wrote "Chains" and Bacharach contributed to "Baby It's You."
"Love Me Do" was released in the UK in 1962; the B-side was "P.S. I Love You."
The Beatles owed a lot to Chuck Berry's style.
Yup, the Beatles made their way to Canada before the U.S.
Because the kids love exclamation points.
Keeping it simple, the French release was just "The Beatles," en francais.
The Beat Brothers appeared on Tony Sheridan's 1962 album as the backing band; they all knew each other from their Hamburg days.
The record label that released it in 1964 briefly held rights to some Beatles songs and cashed in by combining it with another singer's tracks — and implying they were all live by adding "The Beatles and Frank Ifield On Stage" to the title.
And history was made.
Due to some complicated rights issues, Vee-Jay Records released "Introducing ... The Beatles" 10 days before Capitol Records released the bigger smash, "Meet the Beatles."
Hoping to get some more sales, the album was actually a mix of old stuff.
1964 was pretty much the Beatles' year.
There weren't any covers on "A Hard Day's Night."
George had contributed a couple of lead vocals on previous albums as well.
It's a bit complicated, but U.S./UK releases had different titles and slightly different tracks.
Ringo gets his time to shine.
Although "Act Naturally" gave a cheeky nod to being in the movies, it wasn't in the film at all.
Both "Sgt. Pepper" and "Magical Mystery Tour" made their debut in 1967.
While "Yellow Submarine" was also the name of the Beatle's soundtrack to their animated film in 1969, the song first appeared three years earlier on "Revolver."
"Magical Mystery Tour" is also the soundtrack to the very curious television special the Beatles released on Boxing Day in 1967.
"Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!" is based on an actual 19th century circus poster.
Surprise! Although "Let It Be" was released after "Abbey Road," it was recorded first.
"Get Back" is the last song on "Let It Be."
Technically, the stark decorated album is called "The Beatles."
While it didn't get much radio play, the seven-minute long "Hey Jude" was also released as a single.
Paul's wife sang on the song "Let It Be."
Paul was not thrilled with Spector's input and later released "Let it Be … Naked" to showcase his own ideas of what the album should've been like.
The White Album has gone 19x platinum.
The world's favorite Beatles' album is "Sgt. Pepper."