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I'll Cry Instead / I'm Happy Just to Dance With You
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I'll Cry Instead / I'm Happy Just to Dance With You

First released: 1964, July 20

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Tracks
  1. I'll Cry Instead (2:06)
    Recorded: February 27, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison - lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums
  2. I'm Happy Just to Dance With You (1:58)
    Recorded: March 1, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - rhythm guitar, background vocal
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, background vocal
    George Harrison - lead vocal, lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums, loose-skinned Arabian bongo
Releases
1964, July 20 Capitol 5234 (US)
1981, November 30 Capitol A6282 (US)
Reviews & comments
Benjamin Burch (2005, February 18)
Both songs are wonderful. But I'll Cry Instead is better.

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