Hey Jude; Revolution Vinyl Single

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Description
This is the 45 rpm 7 inch vinyl single containing the Beatle’s song “Hey Jude” and the B-side “Revolution.” Originally released in August of 1968 on the Beatle’s Apple Records label, “Hey Jude” was over 7 minutes long, the longest single ever to hit number 1 in the United States. Technical limitation of records used to limit singles length to 3 minutes, but Bob Dylan’s six minute long “Like a Rolling Stone” changed this convention and extended the single format on both vinyl and radio. This record is the Capitol Records rerelease from 1978 with catalog number 2276 and matrix number X46434.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1968
maker
Capitol
Physical Description
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 in; 17.78 cm
ID Number
1982.0095.20
accession number
1982.0095
catalog number
1982.0095.20
Credit Line
Gift of Dick Clark
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American Enterprise
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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