The Paul McCartney Project

Some Days

Written by Lennon - McCartneyUnreleased song
Timeline This song has been written (or started being written) in 1960 (Paul McCartney was 18 years old)

Related sessions

This song has been recorded during the following studio sessions


Other songs from the 1960 Braun Tape



Some Days

Unreleased song


You Must Write Everyday

Unreleased song


Hello Little Girl

Officially appears on Hello Little Girl


One After 909

Officially appears on Let It Be


You'll Be Mine

Officially appears on Anthology 1

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Song facts

From the liner notes of Wildcat!:

“Some Days” is just a guess at the song title for this acoustic guitar demo that is possibly an early McCartney composition. Unlike some of the relatively uninspired instrumental ramblings elsewhere on this collection, the Beatles here are a more confident rock’n’roll group. While the song is somewhat simple, it is still basically very catchy and displays McCartney’s innate sense of melodic lines.

From Early Beatles Songs:

This song turns up on the 1960 tapes, but apparently nowhere else. A not unattractive little rock number, it is clearly McCartney’s work, and he takes lead vocals. The song (all 1:30 of it) has been worked out and structured with a guitar solo, and the lyric is complete (if simplistic). If McCartney had wanted to, he could have developed it into a decent song. (The title, incidentally, is presumed from the words.)

Last updated on March 2, 2019

Bootlegs


Wildcat!

Unofficial album • Released in 1996

1:35 • Demo

Paul McCartney :
Lead vocal

Complete Home Recordings 1958-62

Unofficial album • Released in 2002

1:39 • Demo


The Silver Beatles - Lapis Lazuli

Unofficial album • Released in 2010

1:33 • Outtake

Paul McCartney :
Lead vocal
John Lennon :
Lead vocals

Session Recording:
circa July 1960
Studio :
Paul's House Forthlin Road Liverpool

Live performances

Paul McCartney has never played this song in concert.


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