A Hard Day's Night (MFSL Original Master Recording)

~ Release by The Beatles (see all versions of this release, 63 available)


12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 A Hard Day’s Night
3.8 2:38
A2 I Should Have Known Better
3.65 2:47
A3 If I Fell
3.2 2:23
A4 I’m Happy Just to Dance With You
3 2:00
A5 And I Love Her
3.9 2:34
A6 Tell Me Why
3.65 2:13
A7 Can’t Buy Me Love
4.5 2:17
B1 Any Time at All
3.35 2:16
B2 I’ll Cry Instead
3.65 1:50
B3 Things We Said Today
3.5 2:41
B4 When I Get Home
3.5 2:22
B5 You Can’t Do That
3.65 2:40
B6 I’ll Be Back
3.65 2:28


12" Vinyl 1

acoustic guitar:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track B6)
acoustic guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track A5)
acoustic guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks A1–A3, A5–B3, B6)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (tracks A1–B6)
drums (drum set):
Ringo Starr (tracks A1–A4, A6–B6)
Paul McCartney (track B5)
Ringo Starr (track A1)
Ringo Starr (tracks B2–B3)
Ringo Starr (track A5)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track B5)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track A2)
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performer as Hurricane Smith) (track A7)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks A6, B3–B4)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks A1, A4, B4)
Ringo Starr (tracks A1, A5)
bongos [Arabian]:
Ringo Starr (track A4)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track B3)
George Martin (tracks A1, A6)
Paul McCartney (track B1)
12 string guitar:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks A2–A4, B1–B2, B5)
12 string guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks A1, A7)
Ringo Starr (track B5)
assistant engineer:
Geoff Emerick (British recording engineer) (tracks A1–B4, B6)
Jacques Esmenjaud (track A7)
Richard Langham (tracks A2–A6)
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (tracks B1–B4, B6)
background vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks A6, B3–B5)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks A3–A4)
Paul McCartney (tracks A1, A4, A6, B4–B6)
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performer as Hurricane Smith) (tracks A1–B4, B6)
lead vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track A4)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks A1–A3, A6, B1–B2, B4–B6)
Paul McCartney (tracks A1, A3, A5, A7–B1, B3)
George Martin (tracks A1–B4, B6)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks A1–B6)
Paul McCartney (tracks A1–B6)
Maclen Music, Inc. (tracks A3, A5)
Northern Songs Ltd. (tracks A1, A5, A7)
Unart Music Corp. (tracks A3, A5)
edited at:
mixed at:
recorded at:
Studios Pathé-Marconi EMI (Boulogne-Billancourt) in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France (1964-01-29) (track A7)
has remixes:
And I Love Her (1993 stereo remix) by The Beatles (track A5)
A Hard Day’s Night (1993 stereo remix) by The Beatles (1993) (track A1)
sampled by:
Get Back (Love version) by The Beatles (track A1)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Hard les smacs (track A1)
Look anorak (track B5)
later translated versions:
And I Love Her (Japanese version) (track A5)
Conocerte mejor (track A2)
Das war ein harter Tag (A Hard Day’s Night) (track A1)
En hård dags natt (track A1)
Für uns beide (And I Love Her) (track A5)
Ja, das hätt' ich wissen müssen (I Should Have Known Better) (track A2)
Kovan päivän ilta (track A1)
Manchmal wenn ich träume (Things We Said Today) (track B3)
Nicht eine Mark (Can’t Buy Me Love) (track A7)
Olet rakkain (track A5)
Sag nie mehr "I Love You" (I Should Have Known Better) (track A2)
Sei mir treu wie Gold (Tell Me Why) (track A6)
Wie du (If I Fell) (track A3)
Y la amo (And I Love Her, spanish, Los Xochimilcas’ version) (track A5)
later versions:
La Corde au cou (I should have known better) (track A2)
recording of:
And I Love Her (track A5)
Any Time at All (track B1)
If I Fell (track A3)
I’ll Be Back (track B6)
I’ll Cry Instead (track B2)
Tell Me Why (track A6)
When I Get Home (track B4)
Can’t Buy Me Love (1964-01-29) (track A7)
You Can’t Do That (1964-02-25) (track B5)
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (tracks A1–A3, B3, B5–B6)
The Beatles Concerto: 3rd Movement: Presto (Can't Buy Me Love / The Long and Winding Road) (track A7)
The Beatles’ Movie Medley (tracks A1–A2)
Stars on 45 (Beatles Medley 7" Mix) (tracks A2, B6)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (tracks A2, B6)