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A Day In The Life is a track on the 1967 album Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band album and was the final single from that album.
Several well artists have covered this song including, Jeff Beck, Barry Gibb, The Fall and Phish. Apparently the drug LSD had some influence on the creative writing of this song.
Across The Universe appeared on two albums. The first was No One's Gonna Change Our World in 1969 and the a year later on the Let It Be album.
David Bowie also covered this song in 1975. All of The Beatles around this period of 67-68 were into Transcendental Meditation at the time. Lennon said in an interview in 1970 that he thought the song was the most poetic he'd written.
All My Loving was a single from the 1963 album Meet The Beatles. This song did not chart in the UK but was a #1 in a few countries.
In the US the song peaked at #31 on one of the US charts.
And I Love Her was released as a single in the summer of 1964 and hails from their album "A Hard Days Night".
The song reached #12 in the US and #10 in Belgium.
Anna was written and recorded first by Arthur Alexander in 1962. The Beatles decided to do a cover of the song for their 1963 debut album Please Please Me.
Anna was never released as a single but they did perform it live in the early concert days with John Lennon singing the lead vocals.
Can't Buy Me Love hit the airwaves in the spring of 1964 and topped the charts in several countries including the US and Uk and a few others.
The song is from the album "A Hard Days Night".
Come Together is a track from the 1969 album Abbey Road and was released as a single with the song Something. This number made it into the top 10 in the US and Australia and hit #4 in the UK.
Several artists including Tina Turner, Michael Jackson and Aerosmith covered this song. Timothy Leary, a psychologist and proponent in the use of the drug LSD, was running for Governor of California and wanted to use the slogan Come Together And Join The Party. He asked Lennon to come up with a song, and Come Together was the result.
Parts of Chuck Berry's song You Can't Catch Me were also used as inspiration for some lyrics in this song. McCartney noticed the similarity and suggested they slow the songs tempo, which they did.
Do You Want To Know A Secret is sung by George Harrison and was released in March of 1963. It was their first top 10 with Harrison singing the lead. The song peaked at #2 in the US.
The track can be found on their "Please Please me" album.
Don't Let Me Down was recorded in 1969 during the Let It Be sessions, but it was omitted from the Let It Be album by Phil Spector when it was released in 1970.
Instead it became the B-Side to Get Back, and released on the alternative mix of the Let It Be album which was called Let It Be ... Naked. Don't Let Me Down did chart in the USA at #35.
Drive My Car is a track on the 1965 album Rubber Soul with Paul McCartney singing lead with Harrison and Lennon on backup.
Drive My Car was never released in the UK as a single but was released in the US, reaching #27 and driving the Rubber Soul album to #1.the Black Crowes, The Donnas and
The Cars have all covered this great tune.
Eight Days A Week hails from the album Beatles IV released in Dec of 1964.
This one hit #1 in the US, Canada and The Netherlands but did not chart in the UK.
Eleanor Rigby is from the bands 1966 album "Revolver". The song was a #1 hit in Australia, Belgium, Canada and New Zealand.
McCartney had one verse written and then after a meeting with the band, others contributed various ideas to help complete the song.
Fixing A Hole can be found on the 1967 album Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club band album. McCartney said the inspiration came from doing home projects himself and the daydreams and distractions that came to him during that time. George Martin played the harpsichord on this track.
The song was never a single release but has been covered by The Grateful Dead, The Flaming Lips and Sonic Youth.
For No One was written by Paul McCartney who said the inspiration came from a personal experience.
The track can be found on the Revolver album of 1966. no single was ever released but several artists including Emmylou Harris, Elvis Costello and Rickie Lee Jones have covered the song.
From Me To You is found on an album entitled Jolly What! Englands Greatest Recording Stars The Beatles & Frank IField. It's the only Beatles album that contains this song and was a compilation of previously released Beatles songs. Frank IField was an Australian country singer who toured the UK in 1963.
The label, Vee-Jay records, had US rights to some Beatles songs for a time, and so they rushed out this album which was not fresh Beatles music. The album contained four Beatles songs and 8 Frank IField songs. This stunt of course was to cash in on the Beatles popularity, but apparently no laws were broken.
Get Back was another single release before it ended up on an album. The single came out in 1969 and then was included on the Let It Be album of 1970, which was released after The Beatle broke up. Billy Preston was also on this album playing keyboard.
There were a few firsts with this song, one of them giving credit to another artist (Preston) and the first single released in true stereo. The song was a monster #1 hit in many countries. This song was also the only song that made it to #1 immediately upon release in the UK.
Girl is a track from the 1965 Rubber Soul album. Girl was released as the B-side to the song Michelle which did chart reaching #1 in Finland, but the song Girl did not.
This was the last song recorded to complete this album and was written by Lennon and McCartney. The song as a similar vibe as Michell and the song And I Love Her. Girl was used a promotional single in 1977 to promote a Beatles compilation album in the US.
Help was a #1 in the UK, the US and several other countries.
It is from the Help album released in 1965.
Here Comes The Sun was a 1969 release by The Beatles from their album Abbey Road. George Harrison wrote this song at Eric Clapton's home while talking a break from the hassles of Beatles life.
Richie Havens and Steve Harley released covers of this song.
Here There And Everywhere is a track on the 1966 Revolver album. Paul McCartney had been listening to a Beach Boys album called Pet Sounds and got inspired by the sounds and harmonies on that album.
This song was never a single release.
Hey Jude was first released as single, along with revolution as the B-side in 1968. Hey Jude was a #1 hit all over the world virtually and Revolution hit #1 in two countries also.
The in 1970 a compilation album was put together called Hey Jude and of course this song was on that album. The Apple label had just been formed in 1968 and this was their first single from the label. This was also the first Beatles song to be recorded on 8 track equipment.
John Lennon had left his wife around this period and hooked up with Yoko Ono, so the song lyrics was initially Hey Jules, referring to Julian Lennon, John's young song at the time. But it eventually got changed to Hey Jude.
Honey Don't is an old Carl Perkins song which was released by him in 1956. The Beatles covered the song for their 1964 album Beatles For Sale.
Ringo didn't sing many Beatles song but he took the lead on this one The song was never released by The Beatles as a single.
Honey Pie was written by Paul McCartney in an effort to re-capture those days of Vaudeville in the 1920s and 30s.
The track can be found on their 1968 double album known as the White Album. McCartney often played the song in his concerts but it was never released as a single.
I Am The Walrus hails from The Beatles album Magical Mystery Tour from 1967. It was also the B-Side to Hello Goodbye, which charted at #1 in many countries, while I Am The Walrus
holds a record for being #1 and #2 on two separate charts at the same time in Britain. The BBC eventually banned the song because of the line "Boy you've been a naughty girl, you let your knickers down".
Apparently John Lennon was a fan of Whiter Shade Of Pale, which was which a hit in 1967 and he took song inspiration from that song for this one. This was also the first song recorded after The Beatles lost their manager Brian Epstein.
I Feel Fine was one of those early songs that allowed feedback into the recording and was released in Nov of 1964. This was a 31 in several countries.
The song was on various albums but in the US it was released on the Beatles 65 album.
I Should Have Known Better came out in the summer of 1964 from the groups "A Hard Days Night" album and was part of the film of the same name as the soundtrack.
The single came out in 1976 as a B-side to Yesterday and made it to #43 in the US.
I'll Follow The Sun in off of the Beatles 65 album in the US.
This song was a B-side single to Baby It's You and in Sweden the song reached #4. Chet Atkins released a version in 1966.
I'm Only Sleeping was written by John Lennon for the 1966 Revolver album. The guitar solo was recorded forward and then reversing the tape. Lennon
slept alot and didn't want to face the days during this period. In 2021 Rolling Stone ranked it at #33 of all the Beatles songs.
I Saw Her Standing There was actually the B Side to I Want To Hold Your Hand when it was released in 1963 from the album Meet The Beatles.
This B side song did not chart in the UK but was #1 i Australia, New Zealand and Canada. In the US the song made it to #14 on Billboard.
I Want To Hold Your Hand was released back in 1963 from the album Meet The Beatles which was the first Beatles album to use 4 track equipment.
The song was #1 in several countries including the US. The song did not chart in the UK.
It's Only Love is another one of those Beatles songs they managed to nail down in a single take and can be found on the Help album from 1965.
Elvis Costello and Bryan Ferry have both covered this song.
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