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Please Please Me - Studio Sessions - Back To Basics

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Track list

Disc 1


1.

I Saw Her Standing There

Written by Lennon - McCartney

3:01 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 1

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


2.

I Saw Her Standing There

Written by Lennon - McCartney

3:04 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 2

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


3.

I Saw Her Standing There

Written by Lennon - McCartney

0:33 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 3

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


4.

I Saw Her Standing There

Written by Lennon - McCartney

0:46 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 4

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


5.

I Saw Her Standing There

Written by Lennon - McCartney

0:56 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 5

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


6.

I Saw Her Standing There

Written by Lennon - McCartney

1:17 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 6

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


7.

I Saw Her Standing There

Written by Lennon - McCartney

0:17 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 7

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


8.

I Saw Her Standing There

Written by Lennon - McCartney

0:25 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 8

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


9.

I Saw Her Standing There

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:50 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 9

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


10.

I Saw Her Standing There

Written by Lennon - McCartney

3:00 • Alternate take • Mono • Take 10

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


11.

I Saw Her Standing There

Written by Lennon - McCartney

0:32 • Alternate take • Mono • Take 11

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


12.

I Saw Her Standing There

Written by Lennon - McCartney

3:04 • Alternate take • Mono • Take 12

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


13.

I Saw Her Standing There

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:52 • Alternate take • RS of Take 9 (Stereo)


14.

I Saw Her Standing There

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:56 • Alternate take • New Mix With Channels Reversed (Stereo)


15.

I Saw Her Standing There

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:52 • Alternate take • Rockband Mix (Stereo) [2:52]


16.

Misery

Written by Lennon - McCartney

1:55 • Alternate take • Take 1 (Mono)

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


17.

Misery

Written by Lennon - McCartney

1:07 • Alternate take • Take 2 (Mono)

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


18.

Misery

Written by Lennon - McCartney

0:17 • Alternate take • Take 3 (Mono)

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


19.

Misery

Written by Lennon - McCartney

0:43 • Alternate take • Take 4 (Mono)

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


20.

Misery

Written by Lennon - McCartney

0:36 • Alternate take • Take 5 (Mono)

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


21.

Misery

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:10 • Alternate take • Take 6 (Mono)

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


22.

Misery

Written by Lennon - McCartney

1:56 • Alternate take • Take 7 (Mono)

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


23.

Misery

Written by Lennon - McCartney

0:27 • Alternate take • Take 8 (Mono)

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


24.

Misery

Written by Lennon - McCartney

1:48 • Alternate take • Take 16 RM1 US Edit (Mono)


25.

Misery

Written by Lennon - McCartney

1:51 • Alternate take • 'Rarities' Mix (Stereo)


26.

Boys

Written by Luther Dixon, Wes Farrell

2:26 • Alternate take • New Mix With Channels Reserved (Stereo)


27.

Boys

Written by Luther Dixon, Wes Farrell

2:13 • Alternate take • Rockband Mix (Stereo)


28.

Please Please Me

Written by Lennon - McCartney

1:59 • Alternate take • RM From Unknown Take (Mono)


29.

Please Please Me

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:05 • Alternate take • DESS UK Single Mix (Mono)


30.

Please Please Me

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:02 • Alternate take • Stereo Mix Of Takes 16-18 (Stereo)


31.

Love Me Do

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:32 • Alternate take • Pete Best On Drums (Mono)


32.

Love Me Do

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:26 • Alternate take • RM Of Unknown Take, Ringo On Drums (Mono)


33.

Love Me Do

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:23 • Alternate take • Anthology TV Mix (Stereo)

Disc 2


1.

Do You Want To Know A Secret

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:37 • Alternate take • ? - Take 7 (Mono)

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


2.

Do You Want To Know A Secret

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:04 • Alternate take • ? - Take 8 (Mono)

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


3.

Do You Want To Know A Secret

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:00 • Alternate take • ? - Rockband Mix (Stereo)


4.

A Taste of Honey

Written by Bobby Scott, Ric Marlow

2:10 • Alternate take • Take 6 (Mono)

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


5.

A Taste of Honey

Written by Bobby Scott, Ric Marlow

2:12 • Alternate take • Take 7 (Mono)

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


6.

There's A Place

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:08 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 1

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
Abbey Road Studio 2


7.

There's A Place

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:04 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 2

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
Abbey Road Studio 2


8.

There's A Place

Written by Lennon - McCartney

0:13 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 3

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
Abbey Road Studio 2


9.

There's A Place

Written by Lennon - McCartney

1:58 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 4

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
Abbey Road Studio 2


10.

There's A Place

Written by Lennon - McCartney

0:25 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 5

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
Abbey Road Studio 2


11.

There's A Place

Written by Lennon - McCartney

1:54 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 6

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
Abbey Road Studio 2


12.

There's A Place

Written by Lennon - McCartney

0:42 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 7

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
Abbey Road Studio 2


13.

There's A Place

Written by Lennon - McCartney

1:59 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 8

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
Abbey Road Studio 2


14.

There's A Place

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:04 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 9

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
Abbey Road Studio 2


15.

There's A Place

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:01 • Alternate take • Stereo • Take 10

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
Abbey Road Studio 2


16.

There's A Place

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:05 • Alternate take • Mono • Take 11

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
Abbey Road Studio 2


17.

There's A Place

Written by Lennon - McCartney

0:30 • Alternate take • Mono • Take 12

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
Abbey Road Studio 2


18.

There's A Place

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:03 • Alternate take • Mono • Take 13

Session Recording:
Feb 11, 1963
Studio :
Abbey Road Studio 2


19.

There's A Place

Written by Lennon - McCartney

1:51 • Alternate takeB1 • Stereo • Mix for the US "Rarities" album (1980), this mix has the left, instrumental channel relatively louder.


20.

Twist and Shout

Written by Phil Medley, Bert Russell

2:36 • Alternate take • Twist And Shout - Alternate Stereo Mix (Stereo)


21.

Twist and Shout

Written by Phil Medley, Bert Russell

2:38 • Alternate take • Twist And Shout (Stereo)


22.

Twist and Shout

Written by Phil Medley, Bert Russell

2:34 • Alternate take • Twist And Shout - Anthology TV Mix (Stereo)


23.

Twist and Shout

Written by Phil Medley, Bert Russell

2:36 • Alternate take • Twist And Shout - Rockband Mix (Stereo)


24.

Besame Mucho

Written by Consuelo Velázquez

2:37 • Alternate take • \'1,2,3,4!\' Mix With Alternate Ending (Mono)


25.

Besame Mucho

Written by Consuelo Velázquez

2:38 • Alternate take • Sessions Mix (Mono)


26.

How Do You Do It?

Written by Mitch Murray

2:00 • Alternate take • RM from Take 2 (Mono)


27.

How Do You Do It?

Written by Mitch Murray

2:09 • Alternate take • RM from Take 2 (Mono)


28.

How Do You Do It?

Written by Mitch Murray

1:57 • Alternate take • RM from Take 2 \'Sessions\' Mix (Mono)


29.

Ask Me Why

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:28 • Alternate takeA • UK Single Mix (Mono)

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass
Ringo Starr :
Drums
John Lennon :
Rhythm guitar, Vocals
George Harrison :
Backing vocals, Lead guitar
George Martin :
Producer
Norman Smith :
Recording engineer

Session Recording:
Nov 26, 1962
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road

Session Mixing:
Nov 30, 1962
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


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