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Beatles '65
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Beatles '65

First released: 1964, December 15

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Tracks
  1. No Reply (2:18)
    Recorded: September 30, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - double-tracked lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison - lead guitar, harmony vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
    George Martin - piano
  2. I'm a Loser (2:33)
    Recorded: August 14, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, acoustic guitar, harmonica
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison - lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums, tambourine
  3. Baby's in Black (2:08)
    Recorded: August 11, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison - lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums, tambourine
  4. Rock and Roll Music (2:34)
    Recorded: October 18, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar
    George Harrison - acoustic guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums
    Lennon, McCartney, George Martin - same piano
  5. I'll Follow the Sun (1:51)
    Recorded: October 18, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - acoustic guitar, harmony vocal
    Paul McCartney - double-tracked lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    George Harrison - lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - bongos
  6. Mr. Moonlight (2:37)
    Recorded: August 14 and October 18, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, Hammond organ, harmony vocal
    George Harrison - lead guitar, African drum
    Ringo Starr - bongos
  7. Honey Don't (3:00)
    Recorded: October 26, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - acoustic guitar, tambourine
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar
    George Harrison - lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - lead vocal, drums
  8. I'll Be Back (2:21)
    Recorded: June 1, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, acoustic guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison - acoustic guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby (2:28)
    Recorded: October 18, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - acoustic guitar, tambourine
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar
    George Harrison - double-tracked lead vocal, lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums
Credits
Producer: George Martin (with the assistance of Dave Dexter, Jr. in the USA)
Engineers: Norman Smith, Geoff Emerick
Cover Photos by: Bob Whitaker

George Harrison: Vocals, Guitar
John Lennon: Vocals, Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Harmonica, Tambourine, Piano
Paul McCartney: Vocals, Bass Guitar, Piano
Ringo Starr: Drums, Vocals, Tambourine

George Martin: Piano (No Reply, Rock and Roll Music)
Releases
1964, December 15 Capitol ST-2228 (US)
Reviews & comments
BeatleMark (2011, January 9)
One of my favorite Bealtes lp\\\'s! I agree with a previous post about the added reverb. Makes it sound better! The 2nd side stereo is my fave! Love how the sound of \\\"I\\\'ll Be Back\\\" resonates in an empty room!
Martin Jackson Heights NY (2009, November 20)
I think Beatles 65 is better than Beatles For Sale at least soundwise. I always loved The Us version of their songs which always added a little reverb to give that nice sound in which the UK versions are always so bland.
Bill (2004, July 18)
One of my all-time faves!
? (2003, May 18)
Basically, this is the first half of Beatles for Sale with some extras. A good listen for sure, but definitely not as good as the original album.
All Music Guide (2002, March 10)
Dave Dexter, Jr. (a name which will live in infamy) "assisted" the Beatles by pulling eight tracks from Beatles for Sale, one from A Hard Day's Night, and both sides of the latest Beatles single ("I Feel Fine"/"She's a Woman") for the creation of this album. — William Ruhlmann

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