The Paul McCartney Project

Ticket To Ride / Yes It Is

By The Beatles7" Single • Part of the collection “The Beatles • Singles

Timeline More from year 1965
UK release date:
Apr 09, 1965
US release date:
Apr 19, 1965

Related sessions

This album has been recorded during the following studio sessions


"Help!" Session #1

Feb 15, 1965


"Help!" Session #2

Feb 16, 1965


"Help!" Session #4

Feb 18, 1965

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Track list

Disc 1


1.

Ticket To Ride

Written by Lennon - McCartney

3:06 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Bass, Harmony vocals, Lead guitar
Ringo Starr :
Drums, Handclaps, Tambourine
John Lennon :
Double-tracked lead vocals, Rhythm guitar
George Harrison :
Rhythm guitar
George Martin :
Producer
Norman Smith :
Engineer

Session Recording:
Feb 15, 1965
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road

Session Mixing:
Feb 18, 1965
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road


2.

Yes It Is

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:40 • Studio versionA

Paul McCartney :
Bass, Harmony vocals
Ringo Starr :
Drums, Tambourine
John Lennon :
Acoustic rhythm guitar, Vocals
George Harrison :
Harmony vocals, Lead guitar
George Martin :
Producer
Norman Smith :
Engineer

Session Recording:
Feb 16, 1965
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road

Session Mixing:
Feb 18, 1965
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road

About

From Wikipedia:

[“Ticket to Ride“] was released as a single on 9 April 1965 in the United Kingdom and 19 April in the United States with “Yes It Is” as its B-side, topping the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a week in the US and topping the UK Singles Chart for three weeks in the UK. The American single’s label declared that the song was from the United Artists release Eight Arms to Hold You. This was the original title of the Beatles’ second movie; the title changed to Help! after the single was initially released. The album Help! was released on 6 August in the UK and on 13 August in the US.

The song was the third of six number one singles in a row on the American charts, a record at the time, along with “I Feel Fine“, “Eight Days a Week“, “Help!“, “Yesterday“, and “We Can Work It Out“. When the song hit number 1 in the US, the Beatles became the fourth consecutive English group to hold down the top spot, after Freddie and the Dreamers, Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders, and Herman’s Hermits. Thus, the Beatles broke a combined six-week run at the top for Mancunian groups. In 2004, this song was ranked number 394 on Rolling Stone’s list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time”. […]

Last updated on May 29, 2016


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