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Oh Look Out! Part 25, The Beatles 1
by John T. Marck
 

 

 


Take a look at The Beatles latest collection of #1 hits in the United Kingdom and the United States! If you haven't heard this one, it is a must for your collection. Digitally re-mastered, it brings The Beatles right into your home! Includes links to all the lyrics!

 

 

 

 



Oh Look Out, Songs and Albums of The Beatles

Part 25

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In the year 2000, George Martin and the remaining Beatles' decided to release a collection of all the #1 songs The Beatles achieved in the United Kingdom and the United States. And what a collection it is - all 27 of the best of the best.

Even if you have heard all these songs, or own all these songs on their respective albums and/or CD's, you've got to pick this collection up. Why you ask? Because all the songs contained herein have been re-mastered digitally, and the result is the greatest purest sound possible. What does that really mean to the listener - well lets just say that it's like having The Beatles performing these songs especially in person for you!

Although all the songs contained herein can be found elsewhere on my site, this collection must be included.

In the listing below, you may also click on the song title which will take you to the lyrics and meaning of each of these great Single #1 Songs!

And now, The Beatles 1 We hope that you enjoy the show!

Track 1: Love Me Do

This song was recorded on September 11, 1962 at EMI Studios, Abbey Road, London. It was released in the United Kingdom on October 5, 1962, and in the United States on April 27, 1964, where it reached #1 for one week on May 30.

Track 2: From Me To You

Recorded at Abbey Road on March 5, 1963, it was released on April 11, 1963 in the United Kingdom and reached #1 on May 2, and stayed at #1 for seven weeks until June 19. In the United States, it was released on May 27, 1963.

Track 3: She Loves You

The song that gave birth to "Yeah, Yeah, Yeah," was recorded on July 1, 1963 at Abbey Road Studios. In the United Kingdom, it was released on August 23, 1963 and reached #1 for six weeks; beginning on September 12 to October 9, then again on November 28 to December 5. In the United States it was released on September 16, 1963, and when to #1 for two weeks on March 21 & 28, 1964.

Track 4: I Want To Hold Your Hand

The song that started it all in the United States, and Beatlemania was born was recorded on October 17, 1963 at Abbey Road Studios. Released in the United States on December 26, 1963, it reached #1 for seven weeks between February 1 and March 20, 1964. In the United Kingdom, this song was released on November 29, 1963 and reached #1 for five weeks from December 12, 1963 and January 15, 1964.

Track 5: Can't Buy Me Love

Recorded twice, first at Pathe Marconi, Paris, France on January 29, 1964 then again at Abbey Road on February 25, 1964, this song was released on March 20, 1964 inn the United Kingdom and on March 16, 1964 in the United States. In the United Kingdom, it reached #1 for three weeks from April 2 to 22, 1964, and in the United States for five weeks from April 4 to May 8, 1964.

Track 6: A Hard Day's Night

From The Beatles' movie on the same name, this title track was recorded on April 16, 1964 at Abbey Road. It reached #1 in the United Kingdom for three weeks from July 23 to August 12, 1964 and was #1 for two weeks in the United States on August 1 and 8, 1964.

Track 7: I Feel Fine

The song made famous for its guitar feedback intro was recorded on October 18, 1964 at Abbey Road. It stayed at #1 for five weeks in the United Kingdom from December 10, 1964 to January 13, 1965, and reached #1 in the United States from December 26, 1964 to January 15, 1965.

Track 8: Eight Days A Week

Recorded on October 6 and 18, 1964 at Abbey Road, it was released on February 15, 1965 in the United States and reached #1 here for two weeks on March 13 and 20, 1965. It was not released as a single in the United Kingdom, but rather as an EP (extended play 45) on April 6, 1965.

Track 9: Ticket To Ride

From the Beatles' second movie "Help!" this song was recorded on February 15, 1965 at Abbey Road. It reached #1 in the United Kingdom for three weeks between April 22 and May 12, 1965, after being released there on April 9, 1965. In the United States, it was released on April 19, 1965, reaching #1 for one week on May 22, 1965.

Track 10: Help!

The title track from The Beatles' second movie of the same name, this was recorded on April 13, 1965 at Abbey Road. Released on July 23, 1965 in the United Kingdom, it reached #1 for three weeks from August 5 and 25, 1965. In the United States, it was released on July 19, 1965, reaching #1 for three weeks between September 4 and 24, 1965.

Track 11: Yesterday

The song that has been recorded more than any other in history, nearly 3000 times, was completed on June 14 and 17, 1965 at Abbey Road. It was released on September 13, 1965 in the United States, attaining #1 for four weeks from October 9 to November 5, 1965. It was not released as a single in the United Kingdom, but rather as an EP on March 4, 1966.

Track 12: Day Tripper

This "big teaser," was recorded on October 16, 1965 at Abbey Road, and was released on December 3 in the United Kingdom, reaching #1 for five weeks from December 16, 1965 to January 16, 1966. In the United States it was released on December 6, 1965, but only reached #5.

Track 13: We Can Work It Out

Released as the B-side to "Day Tripper," this song was recorded on October 20 and 29, 1965 at Abbey Road. In the United Kingdom it was released on December 3, 1965 and reached #1 for five weeks between December 16, 1965 and January 19, 1966. Released on December 6, 1965 in the United States, it reached #1 for three weeks on January 8, 15, and 29, 1966.

Track 14: Paperback Writer

Recorded at Abbey Road on April 13 and 14, 1966, it was released on June 10, 1966 in the United Kingdom and on May 30, 1966 in the United States. It reached #1 for two weeks in the United Kingdom on June 23 and 30, and for two weeks in the United States on June 25 and July 9, 1966.

Track 15: Yellow Submarine

This classic song sung by Ringo from the film of the same name was recorded on May 26 and June 1, 1966 at Abbey Road. It reached #1 for four weeks in the United Kingdom from August 18 to September 14, after being released on August 5, 1966. In the United States it was released on August 8, 1966, but only reached #2.

Track 16: Eleanor Rigby

Recorded at Abbey Road on April 28, 29 and June 6, 1966, this song was released on August 5, 1966 in the United Kingdom, reaching #1 for four weeks between August 18 and September 14. Released on August 8, 1966 in the United States, it only reached #11.

Track 17: Penny Lane

Recorded at Abbey Road on December 29, 1966, it was released on February 17, 1967 in the United Kingdom, and on February 13 in the United States. It reached #1 in the United States on March 18 for one week.

Track 18: All You Need Is Love

The classic song that made worldwide television history was recorded on June 14, 1967 at Olympic Sound Studios, London, and at Abbey Road on June 19 to 26. Released on July 7, 1967 in the United Kingdom, it reached #1 for three weeks from July 19 to August 8. In the United States, it attained #1 for one week on August 19, 1967.

Track 19: Hello, Goodbye

Another from Abbey Road, this was recorded from October 2 to November 2, 1967. Released on November 24 in the United Kingdom, it reached #1 for seven weeks from December 6, 1967 to January 23, 1968. In the United States, it reached #1 for three weeks from December 30, 1967 to January 19, after vbeing released on November 27, 1967.

Track 20:Lady Madonna

Recorded on February 3 and 6 , 1968 at Abbey Road, this song was released on March 15 in the United Kingdom, reaching #1 for two weeks on March 27 and April 3. In the United States it was released on March 18, 1968, but only reached #4. Track 21: Hey Jude

Having the longest #1 ranking of any Beatles' song in the United States, this was recorded at Trident Studios, London from July 31 to August 2, 1968. It reached #1 in the United Kingdom for two weeks on September 11 and 19, and was #1 for nine weeks in the United States from September 28 to November 29, 1968. It was released on August 26 in the United States and on August 30 in the United Kingdom.

Track 22: Get Back

Recorded at Apple Studios, London on January 28, 1969, this song was released on April 11 in the United Kingdom and on May 5 in the United States. It reached #1 in the United Kingdom for six weeks from April 23 to June 3, and in the United States for five weeks from May 24 to June 27, 1969.

Track 23: The Ballad Of John And Yoko

Back at Abbey Road, this song was recorded on April 14, 1969. In the United Kingdom it was released on may 30, reaching #1 for three weeks from June 11 to July 1. In the United States, it was released on June 4, but only reached #8.

Track 24: Something

Recorded at both Abbey Road and Olympic Sound on May 2 and August 15, 1969, it was released on October 31, 1969 in the United Kingdom, and on October 6 in the United States. It reached #1 for one week in the United States on November 29, 1969.

Track 25: Come Together

At Abbey Road, this song was recorded between July 21 -30, 1969. It was released on October 31 in the United Kingdom, and on October 6 in the United States. It reached #1 in the US on November 29, for one week.

Track 26: Let It Be

This song was recorded bot at Apple and at Abbey Road on January 31, 1969 and April 30, 1969 and January 4, 1970, respectively. It was released on March 6, 1970 in the UK, and on March 11, 1970 in the Us, reaching #1 for two weeks from April 11 to 18, 1970.

Track 27: The Long And Winding Road

This was recorded on January 26 and 31, 1969 at Apple, and on April 1, 1970 at Abbey Road. It was released in the United States on May 11, 1970 and reached #1 for two weeks from June 13 to 20, 1970.

All lyrics & song titles contained herein by John Lennon & Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Richard Starkey Copyright Northern Songs. All Rights Reserved. International Copyright Secured.   The lyrics contained herein are for the sole use of educational reference for the readers of this article. All other uses are in violation of international copyright laws. This use for educational reference, falls under the "fair use" sections of U.S. copyright law. Copyright John T. Marck. All Rights Reserved. This article and their accompanying pictures, photographs, and line art, may not be resold, reprinted, or redistributed for compensation of any kind without prior written permission from the author, or the registered copyright holders. Except as otherwise stated above, all information contained in this article, EXCEPT song titles, lyrics, and photographs John T. Marck.

Publishing rights as follows: Track 1: 1962 EMI Blackwood Music o/b/o/ Lenono Music (BMI)/Beechwood Music Corp. (BMI); Tracks 2, 3 1963 Gil Music Corp. (BMI); Track 4: 1963 Songs of Universal, Inc. (BMI); Tracks 5-8: 1964 Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP); Tracks 9-13: 1965 Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP); Tracks 14-16: 1966 Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP); Track 17: 1967 Catherine Holmes A'Court (BMI) (administered by Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP); Tracks 18-19: 1967 Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP);Tracks 20-21: 1968 Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP); Tracks 22, 23, 25: 1969 Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP); Track 24: 1969 Harrisongs Ltd. (PRS); Tracks 26, 27: 1970 Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP). All songs composed by John Lennon/Paul McCartney except track 24 by George Harrison.

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