Annotation

Various bootleg reissues of one-day Decca session (January 1st, 1962):
In the Beginning...
The Decca Tapes
Raw Energy
The Silver Beatles
The Complete Decca Audition
The Decca Auditions
New Year's Day
The Original Decca Tapes & Cavern Club Rehearsals
The Decca Tapes

Annotation last modified on 2009-04-23 08:38 .

Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Besame Mucho
3 2:37
2 Crying, Waiting, Hoping
1:33
3 Hello Little Girl
3 1:38
4 Like the Dreamers Do
2:32
5 Love of the Loved
1:51
6 Memphis
2:19
7 Money
2:20
8 Searchin'
3:03
9 September in the Rain
1:53
10 Sure to Fall
2:01
11 Take Good Care of My Baby
2:24
12 The Sheik of Araby
3 1:41
13 Three Cool Cats
2:21
14 'Til There Was You
2:56
15 To Know Her Is to Love Her
2:31

Credits

Medium 1

electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (tracks 3, 12)
drums (drum set):
Pete Best (original drummer in The Beatles) (tracks 3, 12)
electric guitar:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 3, 12)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 3, 12)
background vocals:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 12)
Paul McCartney (track 12)
background vocals [harmony vocals]:
Paul McCartney (track 3)
composer:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (track 2)
Phil Spector (track 15)
Mike Stoller (tracks 8, 13)
Meredith Willson (track 14)
Ted Snyder (1921) (track 12)
Consuelo Velázquez (1940) (track 1)
William E. Cantrell (1956) (track 10)
Quinton Claunch (1956) (track 10)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1956) (track 10)
lead vocals:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 3)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 12)
lyricist:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (track 2)
Phil Spector (track 15)
Jerry Leiber (tracks 8, 13)
Meredith Willson (track 14)
Harry B. Smith (1921) (track 12)
Francis Wheeler (1921) (track 12)
Consuelo Velázquez (1940) (track 1)
producer:
Mike Smith (60's & 70's UK Producer) (tracks 3, 12)
writer:
Janie Bradford (track 7)
Berry Gordy (track 7)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 3–4)
Paul McCartney (tracks 3–4)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 15)
Frank Music Corp. (track 14)
MPL UK Publishing (track 14)
Wren Music Co. (track 10)
recorded at:
Decca Studios in West Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1962-01-01) (tracks 3, 12)
The Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany (1962-12) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Searchin’ (track 8)
Sure to Fall (track 10)
Three Cool Cats (track 13)
Till There Was You (The Music Man) (track 14)
The Sheik of Araby (1962-01-01) (track 12)
later translated versions:
Besame mucho (Finnish) (track 1)
Bésame Mucho (English lyric version by Sunny Skylar) (track 1)
Bésame mucho (French version (Dalida)) (track 1)
Dernier baiser (Bésame mucho) (track 1)
Gib mir Liebe (Money (That’s What I Want)) (track 7)
Men så kom du (track 14)
Nouvelle vague (Three Cool Cats) (track 13)
Yêu nhau đi (Yêu nhau đi, đời có nghĩa chi... Yêu nhau đi ta lo chi) (track 1)
つのる想い (track 15)
初恋 ("Besame Mucho") (track 1)
later versions:
Bésame mucho (Ray Conniff version) (track 1)
Pas de chance (track 7)
live cover recording of:
Bésame mucho (Bésame, bésame mucho como si fuera esta noche la última vez) (1962-12) (track 1)
part of:
The Music Man (track 14)
recording of:
Like Dreamers Do (track 4)
Hello Little Girl (1962-01-01) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Let's Have Another Party (Winifred Atwell medley) (track 12)