Billboard #1 Hits: #104: “I Want To Hold Your Hand” – The Beatles. February 1, 1964. #1 for 7 weeks!
- Single: “I Want To Hold Your Hand”- The Beatles
- Record Company- Capitol
- Genre-Pop, Rock
- Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
- Time: 2:24
- B-side:”This Boy”
- Album- The Beatles 1962-66 [Red Album}
- Grade: A+
- Peaked at #1 7 weeks. Also #1 on the UK Singles Chart and on the Australian, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden and West German charts. Probably #1 on Mars also.
The Beatles land in America on February 7, 1964 and the word goes from black and white to color.
“A legendary rock group
Like history now to read
Like a magical fairy tale that’s hard to believe
But it really did happen
Four lads who shook the world
God bless them for what they done”- Daniel Johnston