"With The Beatles" session #8

Wednesday, October 23, 1963 • For The Beatles

Album Songs recorded during this session officially appear on the With the Beatles (Mono) LP.
Studio:
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road

Master release


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Songs recorded


1.

I Wanna Be Your Man

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 16

Unreleased track


2.

I Wanna Be Your Man

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing from take 16

Album Officially released on With the Beatles (Mono)


3.

Little Child

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing from take 15 and 18

Album Officially released on With the Beatles (Mono)


4.

Hold Me Tight

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing from take 26 and 29

Album Officially released on With the Beatles (Mono)

Staff

Musicians

Paul McCartney:
vocals, bass guitar
Ringo Starr:
drums
John Lennon:
rhythm guitar, vocals
George Harrison:
vocals, lead guitar

Production staff

George Martin:
Producer
Norman Smith:
Engineer

Going further


The Complete Beatles Recording Sessions • Mark Lewisohn

The definitive guide for every Beatles recording sessions from 1962 to 1970.

We owe a lot to Mark Lewisohn for the creation of those session pages, but you really have to buy this book to get all the details - the number of takes for each song, who contributed what, a description of the context and how each session went, various photographies... And an introductory interview with Paul McCartney!

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The Beatles Recording Reference Manual: Volume 1: My Bonnie through Beatles For Sale (1961-1964)

Nominated for the 2018 Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research.

The first book of the series, "The Beatles Recording Reference Manual: Volume 1: My Bonnie through Beatles For Sale (1961-1964)" tracks the evolution of the band from their earliest recordings and initial hits, through "Please Please Me", "With The Beatles", "A Hard Day's Night", and "Beatles For Sale". From the first take to the final remix, discover the making of the greatest recordings of all time.

Through extensive, fully-documented research, these books fill an important gap left by all other Beatles books published to date and provide a unique view into the recordings of the world's most successful pop music act.

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