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Can't Buy Me Love / You Can't Do That
First released: 1964, March 16
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Truly a worldwide smash hit single, topping the charts in almost every country of release. In the USA, where it came out on 16 March, Can't Buy Me Love sold more than 2,000,000 copies within a week and earned a gold disc on its day of issue, an unprecedented achievement. In Britain advance orders alone passed the 1,000,000 mark.
- Mark Lewishon "The Beatles Recording Sessions"