January 30
The Beatles perform together for the very last time. It’s the famous “on the rooftop” concert. It was on top of Apple Corps Ltd. in London.

Some time in September.
Lennon decides to leave the Beatles. He doesn’t announce it publicly due to contract negotiations with the label EMI.

September 26
Abbey Road is released. It is the Beatles’ last studio album.


January 11
McCartney announces that he has left the Beatles.

May 8
Let It Be, which was recorded before Abbey Road, is released.

On this date April 17

Each of the four ex-The Beatles had a solo single on the UK chart:

John Lennon – “Power to the People”
Paul McCartney – “Another Day”
Ringo Starr – “It Don’t Come Easy”
George Harrison – “My Sweet Lord”

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