On 26 August 1968, Apple Records released their first four singles: including tracks by The Beatles, Mary Hopkin, Jackie Lomax and Black Dyke Mills Band.
Recorded on 7 February 1969, ‘Pinball Wizard’ was pivotal to the success of ‘Tommy’, but the single very nearly didn't get recorded.
The Welsh singer's debut album followed her McCartney-produced single smash 'Those Were The Days.'
‘Solid Gold Easy Action’ became the second consecutive single by Bolan and the band to peak at No. 2 in the UK in less than three months.
Jessica Lee Morgan, the daughter of Mary Hopkin and Tony Visconti, will release her second studio album, Around The Block, on 16 June, 2017.
British singer-songwriter Peter Skellern, of 'You're A Lady' fame, died on 17 February, 2017, a month short of his 70th birthday.
The Apple Records label, renowned for its eclecticism, produced several household names - Mary Hopkin, Billy Preston, James Taylor and John Tavener.