The Beatles released the Lennon/McCartney song, "Hey Jude," on Apple Records in 1968. It was the first single released on their new label, and evolved from a song McCartney wrote to comfort John Lennon's son, Julian, during his parents' divorce. At more than 7 minutes long, it was the longest single at the time to ever top the British pop charts. Sitting at #1 on the US charts for 9 weeks, it set the record for the longest run at the top of the charts of any Beatles single. In 2013, Billboard Magazine named it the 10th biggest song of all time.
An early version of the 45RPM Apple Records single is framed here, along with a photograph of Paul McCartney, holding up his Hofner bass guitar. The photograph is hand-signed by Paul McCartney.
17.5" x 25.5"