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The Beatles Past Masters, Volume One
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The Beatles Past Masters, Volume One

First released: 1988, March 7

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Tracks
  1. Love Me Do (2:22)
    Recorded: September 4, 1962 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, rhythm guitar, harmonica
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison - acoustic guitar, harmony vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
  2. From Me to You (1:58)
    Recorded: March 5, 1963 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, rhythm guitar, harmonica
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison - lead guitar, harmony vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
  3. Thank You Girl (2:05)
    Recorded: March 5, 1963 at Abbey Road, London, England with harmonica overdubbed on March 13, 1963
    John Lennon - lead vocal, acoustic guitar, harmonica
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison - lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums
  4. She Loves You (2:21)
    Recorded: July 1, 1963 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison - lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums
  5. I'll Get You (2:06)
    Recorded: July 1, 1963 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, rhythm guitar, harmonica
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison - lead guitar, harmony vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
  6. I Want to Hold Your Hand (2:27)
    Recorded: October 17, 1963 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison - lead guitar, harmony vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
  7. This Boy (2:16)
    Recorded: October 17, 1963 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison - lead guitar, harmony vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
  8. Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand (2:27)
    Recorded: October 17, 1963 at Abbey Road, London, England with new German vocals added January 29, 1964 at Path? Marconi Studios, Paris, France
    John Lennon - lead vocal, rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison - lead guitar, harmony vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
  9. Sie Liebt Dich (2:16)
    John Lennon - lead vocal, rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison - lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums
  10. Long Tall Sally (2:04)
    Recorded: March 1, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar, piano
    George Harrison - lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums
  11. I Call Your Name (2:09)
    Recorded: March 1, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - double-tracked lead vocal, rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar
    George Harrison - lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums
  12. Slow Down (2:56)
    Recorded: June 1, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England with piano overdubbed June 4, 1964
    John Lennon - double-tracked lead vocal, rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar
    George Harrison - lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums
    George Martin - piano
  13. Matchbox (1:59)
    Recorded: June 1, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar
    George Harrison - lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - lead vocal, drums
    George Martin - piano
  14. I Feel Fine (2:20)
    Recorded: October 18, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, rhythm guitar, lead guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, background vocal
    George Harrison - lead guitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
  15. She's a Woman (3:03)
    Recorded: October 8, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar, piano
    George Harrison - lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums, maracas
  16. Bad Boy (2:21)
    Recorded: May 10, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, rhythm guitar, Hammond organ
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar
    George Harrison - lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums, tambourine
  17. Yes It is (2:42)
    Recorded: February 16, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, background vocal
    George Harrison - lead guitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
  18. I'm Down (2:32)
    Recorded: June 14, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - Hammond organ, background vocal
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison - lead guitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums, bongos
Credits
Producer: George Martin
Engineeres: Norman Smith, Geoff Emerick
Releases
1988, March 7 Parlophone CDP 790043 2 (UK)
Reviews & comments
BID 3:16 (2011, February 17)
Can't get the site to accept the YouTube link to the I Call Your Name Beatles cartoon. You may perform your own search under Beatles Cartoon I Call Your Name to hear the US version of I Call Your Name.
BID 3:16 (2011, February 17)
The CD rating was not the purpose for my comment. I noticed quite a number of years ago that there are two versions of I Call Your Name. If you listen to the US and British versions, you will see that there is some cowbell missing from the British version. If you have a fever and the only thing that will cure it is "more cowbell," you should listen to the US version of I Call Your Name. Here's a link to The Beatles cartoon which features the US version (from The Beatles' Second Album). Listen for yourself: Compare it to the British version (from Past Masters - Volume One) and it will seem like someone just realized "Hey, I'm supposed to be playing the cowbell!" And as a result, the cowbell seems to begin abruptly and makes the British version seem somewhat "disjointed" by comparison. My question(s) would be: Were these two versions recorded the same day? Are the two different versions the result of mixing/producing vs. alternative takes?

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