|Act Naturally - A-side||Act Naturally - B-side|
|Country of Origin||U.S.A.|
|Original Release Date||13th September 1965|
|U.S. Chart Detail :|
|Detail :||These two songs were included on the British "Help!" album, but were NOT on the American version. Instead they were
released as a single, with "Act Naturally" actually advertised as the A-side. This took just ten days to reach one
million sales, eventually selling 1,800,000 over there.
In America the Billboard charts were calculated, not just from the
sales of records, but also by which side the public actually asked for. Which meant quite often a records sales would
be split amongst BOTH sides, affecting the position the record could have reached, by listing each separately.
First pressings were on Capitol in 1965 with the label being the orange and yellow "swirl", and WITHOUT "A Subsidiary of ..."
in the perimeter print. This initial issue also came in a picture sleeve.
In 1971 "Act Naturally/Yesterday" first appeared on Apple with two different label variations, my example pictured above NOT
having a star on the label, others do.
In 1976 and in 1978 two more Capitol versions were issued, the first with Orange label, the second on Purple.
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