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Love Me Do / P.S. I Love You
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Love Me Do / P.S. I Love You

First released: 1962, October 5

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Tracks
  1. Love Me Do (2:22)
    Recorded: September 11, 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. P.S. I Love You (2:06)
    Recorded: September 11, 1962 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, electrified acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison - lead electrified acoustic guitar
    Ringo Starr - maracas
    Andy White - drums
Releases
1962, October 5 Parlophone R4949 (UK)
1963, February 4 Capitol of Canada 72076 (Canada)
1964, April 27 Tollie 9008 (US)
1964, August 10 Oldies 45 OL151 (US)
1965, October 11 Capitol Starline 6062 (US)
1982, November 19 Capitol B5189 (US)
Reviews & comments
pinio65 (2010, August 19)
4.IX.1962 Recording session at EMI Studio nr 2, ( 3 Abbey Road, St John??ôs Wood, London NW 8 ). 2.30-5.00pm. Ron Richards leads a rehearsal of six songs, including `How Do You Do It?\\\', `Love Me Do\\\', `Please Please Me\\\'. Dezo Hoffmann takes pictures during the pre-session rehearsal. First Hoffmann\\\'s Beatles publicity shots. 5.30-7.00pm. Restaurant Alpino. Dinner of the Beatles with Neil Aspinall and George Martin. Studio 2. 7.00-10.00pm. Recording: `How Do You Do It?\\\' (takes unknown); `Love Me Do\\\' (takes 1-15+). Mono mixing: `How Do You Do It?\\\' (from take 2); `Love Me Do\\\' (from unknown take number). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Norman Smith; 2nd Engineer: unknown. First session for the first single. Remixes for cutting acetates. First single (UK, Canada) including side A (version with Ringo.

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