Nowhere Man

In a 1971 interview with Rolling Stone, Lennon recalled the background to this song: “I remember I was just going through this paranoia trying to write something and nothing would come out so I just lay down and tried to not write and then this came out, the...

You Can’t Do That

From the 1964 film soundtrack of A Hard Day’s Night, “You Can’t Do That” was written by John Lennon, inspired by singer Wilson Pickett. The song was the B side to “Can’t Buy Me Love,” one of the many number one hits that year....

You Really Got A Hold On Me

“You Really Got a Hold on Me” was the first track recorded for The Beatles second LP “With The Beatles”, and features John Lennon on lead vocal with George Harrison on harmony. The Beatles acquired an imported copy and included it in their repertoire early...

Hard Day’s Night

By the time “A Hard Day’s Night,” the title track to the Beatles’ first movie was released, Beatlemania was in full gale storm force. An amazing fact: “A Hard Day’s Night” was the Beatles’ 12th charted hit in 1964...