On March 22, 1963,

The Beatles released their first album ‘Please Please Me’ in the UK.

‘Love Me Do’ and ‘Please Please Me’

The album followed
the success of the English band’s first two singles:

an incredible feat for its time.

‘Please Please Me’
topped Record Retailer's
LP chart for 30 weeks,

barring the already released singles.

The album was
recorded in a single session on February 11, 1963,

The album’s
‘Twist and Shout’ and ‘Love Me Do’ remain hugely popular still. 

modern artists
recreated ‘Please Please
Me’ in one day. 

On the album’s 50th
anniversary in 2013,