- Timeline See what happened in 1964
- UK release date:
- Jun 05, 1964
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“Like Dreamers Do” is a song written by Paul McCartney in 1959 [or 1957 ?] and is one of the earliest written songs credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was most notably performed by the group at their unsuccessful 1 January 1962 audition for Decca Records. This performance, which occurred prior to Ringo Starr joining the band and featured Pete Best on drums, was recorded by Decca and was finally released on the Beatles’ Anthology 1 in 1995.
In 1964, the track was recorded by Decca Records’ band the Applejacks and released as the group’s debut single, reaching No. 20 on the UK Singles Chart. The Applejacks worked with Mike Leander from Decca as the musical director. […]