Released On May 29, 1964

Released On March 27, 1964

Released On October 23, 1961



Released On May 27, 1963

Released On March 15, 1968

Released On March 15, 1968



Released On June 6, 1970




AIN'T SHE SWEET
CRY FOR A SHADOW
MY BONNIE
FROM ME TO YOU
SIE LIEBT DICH
I'M DOWN
THE INNER LIGHT
YOU KNOW MY NAME (LOOK UP THE NUMBER)




THE BEATLES' SINGLES BRIEF DESCRIPTION
"Ain't She Sweet" is a song composed by Milton Ager (music) and Jack Yellen (lyrics) and published in 1927 by Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc./Warner Bros., Inc. It became popular in the first half of the 20th century, one of the hit songs that typified the Roaring Twenties. Like "Happy Days Are Here Again" (1929), it became a Tin Pan Alley standard. Both Ager and Yellen were elected to membership in the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The Beatles performed it live from 1957 till 1962. John Lennon's vocal rendition was different from Gene Vincent's, it would seem that he arranged his own unique version", he concluded by saying "He may have also been influenced by Duffy Power's 1959 version". The Beatles rock and roll arrangement of "Ain't She Sweet" was recorded by the group with John Lennon on lead vocals, while recording as Tony Sheridan's backup band on June 22, 1961 at the Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Hamburg, Germany with Pete Best on drums, produced by Bert Kaempfert. The recording was released as a single on May 29, 1964, on Polydor (UK), and was included on the Anthology 1 album in 1995.
"Cry For A Shadow" is an instrumental rock piece recorded by the Beatles on 22 June 1961. They recorded the song at Friedrich-Ebert-Halle within the gymnasium, Hamburg-Harburg, Germany while they were performing as Tony Sheridan's backup band for a few tracks, under the moniker the Beat Brothers. It was written by George Harrison with John Lennon, as a parody of the Shadows style. (The Shadows, who backed Cliff Richard, were the biggest British instrumental rock & roll group at the time of the recording.) It imitates the lead guitar with typical Hank Marvin licks, the melodic bass fills, and even has an imitation during the second middle eight of the famous Jet Harris yell. It is the only Beatles track to be credited to Lennon and Harrison alone. It was intended to be released as the B-side of "Why", another Sheridan song with the Beatles, but the record company chose to release another song instead. In early 1964, as the Beatles were gaining popularity, the record company Polydor decided to release it, with "Why" changed to the b-side. "Cry for a Shadow"'s original title was "Beatle Bop". "Cry for a Shadow" is one of only two officially released Beatles singles to feature Pete Best on drums. The other is "Ain't She Sweet," although it's alleged that studio drummer Bernard Purdie "sweetened" the drum parts on this recording for American release.
"My Bonnie" was first released in October 1961 in West Germany. A Beatles fan in Liverpool named Raymond Jones requested the single at Brian Epstein's record shop, which led to Epstein becoming interested in and eventually managing the Beatles. The German import became popular in Liverpool, and Epstein secured a British release on 5 January 1962, credited to Tony Sheridan and the Beatles. After the Beatles gained fame several songs from their sessions together were released. "Sweet Georgia Brown/Take Out Some Insurance" was released as a single in 1964. Although "Take Out Some Insurance" was from the June 1961 sessions, the A-side was not. Backing tracks to "Sweet Georgia Brown" and "Swanee River" were recorded by the Beatles 24 May 1962. This session was arranged by Brian Epstein and Bert Kaempfert to free the Beatles from their contract with Kaempfert and Polydor. Sheridan's vocals to "Sweet Georgia Brown", referencing the Beatles' fame, were added later. These versions of "Sweet Georgia Brown" and "Swanee River" are not the recordings featured on My Bonnie.
"From Me to You" is a song written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon and released by English rock group the Beatles in 1963 as their third single. The single was the Beatles' first number one in some of the United Kingdom charts, second in others, but failed to make an impact in the United States at the time of its initial release. However, a 1963 cover version released by Del Shannon resulted in the song becoming the first Lennon–McCartney tune to enter the American pop chart.
"Komm, gib mir deine Hand" / "Sie liebt dich" (English: "Come, Give Me Your Hand" / "She Loves You") was a single released on 4 February 1964 by The Beatles in Germany. They are the German language versions of "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and "She Loves You", respectively, and were translated by Luxembourger musician Camillo Felgen, under the pseudonym of "Jean Nicolas". "Sie liebt dich", along with the original "She Loves You" B-side "I'll Get You", was released as a single in the United States on 21 May 1964. This release reached No. 97 in the Billboard Hot 100. Both tracks are currently available on the Past Masters double CD compilation by The Beatles, most recently remastered in 2009 with the rest of the band's discography.
"the Inner Light" is a song by the English rock group the Beatles, written by George Harrison. It was released on a non-album single in March 1968, as the B-side to "Lady Madonna". The song was the first Harrison composition to be issued on a Beatles single and reflects the band's embrace of Transcendental Meditation, which they were studying in India under Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at the time of the single's release. After "Love You To" and "Within You Without You", it was the last of Harrison's three songs from the Beatles era that demonstrate an overt Indian classical influence and are styled as Indian pieces. The lyrics are a rendering of a poem from the Taoist Tao Te Ching, which he set to music on the recommendation of Juan Mascaró, a Sanskrit scholar who had translated the passage in his 1958 book Lamps of Fire. Harrison recorded the instrumental track for "The Inner Light" in Bombay in January 1968, during the sessions for his Wonderwall Music soundtrack album. It is the only Beatles studio recording to be made outside Europe and introduced Indian instruments such as sarod, shehnai and pakhavaj to the band's sound. The musicians on the track include Aashish Khan, Hanuman Jadev and Hariprasad Chaurasia. Aside from Harrison's lead vocal, recorded in London, the Beatles' only contribution came in the form of group backing vocals over the song's final line. In the decade following its release, the song became a comparative rarity among the band's recordings; it has subsequently appeared on compilation albums such as Rarities, Past Masters, Volume Two and Mono Masters.
"You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)" is a song by the Beatles originally released as the B-side of the single "Let It Be" on 6 March 1970. Although first issued with their final single (penultimate single in the United States), it was recorded in four separate sessions beginning with three in May and June 1967, and one in 1969. The song is a music hall comedy number. Lennon came up with the lyric/title after seeing a phone book.









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