The U.K. E.P. Chart Number Ones

From the 10th March 1960 the E.P. chart used nationally in the U.K. was compiled by "Record Retailer". This was a trade publication as used by record shops and the music industry which later became "Music Week".
The E.P. chart was only compiled separately to the singles chart until 2nd December 1967 when it ceased being quoted.

E.P. Title From Date Weeks
Twist And Shout 27th July 1963 21
(first for 10 weeks, then 11 from 23rd Nov.)
The Beatles Hits 2nd November 1963 3
All My Loving 29th February 1964 8
Long Tall Sally 11th July 1964 7
A Hard Day's Night 12th December 1964 6
(first for 2 weeks, then 3 from 9th Jan.,
then 1 more from 6th. Feb.)
Beatles For Sale 24th April 1965 6
(first for 5 weeks, then 1 from 12th June)
The Beatles Million Sellers 5th February 1966 4
(first for 2 weeks, then 2 from 12th March)
Yesterday 26th March 1966 8
Total Weeks at Number One : 63

The E.P.'s that failed to reach Number One are :
The Beatles (No. 1)reached Number 2
A Hard Day's Night Vol.2reached Number 8
Beatles For Sale (No. 2)reached Number 5
Nowhere Manreached Number 4

Chart Information from "The Complete Book of the British Charts" by Tony Brown (ISBN 0-7119-7670-8)

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