The Early Beatles (Stereo)

By The BeatlesOfficial album • Part of the collection “The Beatles • The original US LPs

US release date:
Mar 22, 1965

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Disc 1


1.

Love Me Do

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:22 • Studio versionB1 • Stereo • Mock stereo made from [B] by Capitol

Paul McCartney :
Bass, Vocals
Ringo Starr :
Tambourine
John Lennon :
Acoustic rhythm guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
George Harrison :
Acoustic rhythm guitar
George Martin :
Producer
Norman Smith :
Recording engineer
Andy White :
Drums
Ron Richards :
Producer

Session Recording:
Sep 11, 1962
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road

Session Mixing:
Sep 11, 1962
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road

2.

Twist and Shout

Written by Phil Medley, Bert Russell

2:36 • Studio versionB1 • Stereo • Stereo remixed from [B] by Capitol

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
A.B. Lincoln :
Second engineer

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

Session Mixing:
Feb 25, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio One, Abbey Road

3.

Anna (Go to Him)

Written by Arthur Alexander

2:58 • Studio versionB1 • Stereo • Stereo remixed from [B] by Capitol

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass
Ringo Starr :
Drums
John Lennon :
Acoustic rhythm guitar, Vocals
George Harrison :
Backing vocals, Lead guitar
George Martin :
Producer
Norman Smith :
Recording engineer
A.B. Lincoln :
Second engineer

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

Session Mixing:
Feb 25, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio One, Abbey Road

4.

Chains

Written by Gerry Goffin, Carole King

2:27 • Studio versionB2 • Stereo • Stereo remixed from [B]

Paul McCartney :
Bass, Vocals
Ringo Starr :
Drums
John Lennon :
Harmonica, Rhythm guitar, Vocals
George Harrison :
Lead guitar, Vocals
George Martin :
Producer
Norman Smith :
Recording engineer
A.B. Lincoln :
Second engineer

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

Session Mixing:
Feb 25, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio One, Abbey Road

5.

Boys

Written by Luther Dixon, Wes Farrell

2:27 • Studio versionB1 • Stereo • Stereo remix from [B] by Capitol

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

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

Session Mixing:
Feb 25, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio One, Abbey Road

6.

Ask Me Why

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:28 • Studio versionC1 • Stereo • Stereo remixed from [C] by Capitol

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

7.

Please Please Me

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:02 • Studio versionB1 • Stereo • Stereo remixed from [B] by Capitol

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

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

Session Mixing:
Feb 25, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio One, Abbey Road

8.

P.S. I Love You

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:05 • Studio versionA1 • Stereo • Mock stereo made from [A] by Capitol

Paul McCartney :
Bass, Lead vocals
Ringo Starr :
Maracas
John Lennon :
Acoustic rhythm guitar, Backing vocals
George Harrison :
Acoustic guitar, Backing vocals
Norman Smith :
Recording engineer
Andy White :
Percussion
Ron Richards :
Producer

Session Recording:
Sep 11, 1962
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road

Session Mixing:
Sep 11, 1962
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road

9.

Baby It's You

Written by Burt Bacharach, Hal David, Barney Williams

2:42 • Studio versionB1 • Stereo • Stereo remixed from [B] by Capitol

Paul McCartney :
Backing vocals, Bass
Ringo Starr :
Drums
John Lennon :
Rhythm guitar, Vocals
George Harrison :
Backing vocals, Lead guitar
George Martin :
Celesta, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Second engineer
Norman Smith :
Recording engineer
Stuart Eltham :
Recording engineer
A.B. Lincoln :
Second engineer

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

Session Recording:
Feb 20, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio One, Abbey Road

Session Mixing:
Feb 25, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio One, Abbey Road

10.

A Taste of Honey

Written by Bobby Scott, Ric Marlow

2:05 • Studio versionB1 • Stereo • Stereo remixed from [B] by Capitol

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

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

Session Mixing:
Feb 25, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio One, Abbey Road

11.

Do You Want to Know a Secret

Written by Lennon - McCartney

1:57 • Studio versionB1 • Stereo • Stereo remixed from [B], by Capitol

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

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

Session Mixing:
Feb 25, 1963
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio One, Abbey Road
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