Chart success: The White Album

On December 1st 1968, The White Album reached number one on the UK Albums Chart and remained there for seven straight weeks. It regained the top spot for one more week on January 26th, 1969.

In the US the album reached number one on the US Billboard on December 28th; staying there for four straight weeks. It found the top spot once more on February 15th 1969, and held it steady for another 3 weeks.

Paul McCartney and George Harrison recording the White Album, 1968. Photo by Linda McCartney.

Paul McCartney and George Harrison recording the White Album, 1968. Photo by Linda McCartney.