Beatles for Sale (mono, RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED, SOLD IN U.K.)

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Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
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A1No Reply
additional engineer:
A. B. Lincoln, Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) and Mike Stone (producer, enginner, UK, 60’s–80’s)
engineer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performed as Hurricane Smith)
producer:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
acoustic guitar [rhythm guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-30) and John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-30)
drums (drum set):
Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-30)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-30)
handclaps:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-30), John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-30), Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-30) and Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-30)
piano:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician) (on 1964-09-30)
background vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-30)
lead vocals:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-30)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 1964)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-09-30)
mixed at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 1 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-16)
recording of:
No Reply (on 1964-09-30)
writer:
John Lennon (The Beatles) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles)
publisher:
Blackwood Music Inc., Northern Songs and Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (1995-2020)
4.752:18
A2I’m a Loser
additional engineer:
A. B. Lincoln and Ron Pender
engineer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performed as Hurricane Smith)
producer:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
acoustic guitar [rhythm guitar], harmonica and lead vocals:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-08-14)
drums (drum set) and tambourine:
Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1964-08-14)
electric bass guitar and background vocals:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-08-14)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-08-14)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 1964)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-08-14)
mixed at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-26)
recording of:
I’m a Loser (on 1964-08-14)
writer:
John Lennon (The Beatles) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles)
publisher:
Blackwood Music Inc., Maclen Music, Inc., Northern Songs Ltd. and Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (1995-2020)
4.62:34
A3Baby’s in Black
additional engineer:
A. B. Lincoln and Ron Pender
engineer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performed as Hurricane Smith)
producer:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
acoustic guitar [rhythm guitar] and electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-08-11)
drums (drum set):
Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1964-08-11)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-08-11)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-08-11)
lead vocals:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-08-11) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-08-11)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 1964)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-08-11)
mixed at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-26)
recording of:
Baby’s in Black (on 1964-08-11)
writer:
John Lennon (The Beatles) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles)
publisher:
Blackwood Music Inc., Northern Songs and Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (1995-2020)
4.22:08
A4Rock and Roll Music
additional engineer:
Geoff Emerick (British recording engineer) and A. B. Lincoln
engineer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performed as Hurricane Smith)
producer:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
drums (drum set):
Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar] and lead vocals:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
piano:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician) (on 1964-10-18)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 1964)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-18)
mixed at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-26)
cover recording of:
Rock and Roll Music (on 1964-10-18)
lyricist and composer:
Chuck Berry
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher), Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher), Isalee Music Publishing Company and Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd. (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
4.052:34
A5I’ll Follow the Sun
additional engineer:
Geoff Emerick (British recording engineer) and Ron Pender
engineer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performed as Hurricane Smith)
producer:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
acoustic guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
electric bass guitar and lead vocals:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
percussion:
Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
background vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18) and John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 1964)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-18)
mixed at:
Abbey Road Studios: Room 65 in Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-21)
recording of:
I’ll Follow the Sun (on 1964-10-18)
writer:
John Lennon (The Beatles) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles)
publisher:
Blackwood Music Inc., EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Maclen Music Ltd., Northern Songs Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (1995-2020) and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング A事業部
3.751:51
A6Mr. Moonlight
additional engineer:
Ron Pender and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
engineer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performed as Hurricane Smith)
producer:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
acoustic guitar [rhythm guitar] and lead vocals:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (from 1964-08-14 until 1964-10-18)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (from 1964-08-14 until 1964-10-18)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (from 1964-08-14 until 1964-10-18)
Hammond organ:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
percussion and unspecified drum [African]:
Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (from 1964-08-14 until 1964-10-18)
background vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (from 1964-08-14 until 1964-10-18) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (from 1964-08-14 until 1964-10-18)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-08-14, on 1964-10-18)
mixed at and edited at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-27)
cover recording of:
Mr. Moonlight (from 1964-08-14 until 1964-10-18)
lyricist and composer:
Roy Lee Johnson (US R&B singer and guitarist)
publisher:
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it), BMG Music Publishing Ltd., Lowery Music Co. Inc. and Lowery-Chappell Music Ltd.
3.752:37
A7Kansas City
additional engineer:
Tony Clark (Engineer, Abbey Road), Geoff Emerick (British recording engineer) and A. B. Lincoln
engineer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performed as Hurricane Smith)
producer:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
drums (drum set):
Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
electric bass guitar and lead vocals:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
handclaps:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18), John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18), Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18) and Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
piano:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician) (on 1964-10-18)
background vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18), John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18) and Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-18)
mixed at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-26)
medley including a cover recording of:
Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey! (Going Back to Birmingham) (on 1964-10-18)
lyricist and composer:
Richard Wayne Penniman (in 1956-05)
writer:
Little Richard
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd., Blackwood Music Inc. and Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd.
medley including a cover recording of:
Kansas City (on 1964-10-18)
lyricist:
Jerry Leiber (in 1952)
composer:
Mike Stoller (in 1952)
publisher:
EMI Music Ltd., Jerry Leiber Music, Mike Stoller Music (ASCAP), Peter Maurice Music Co. Ltd. and Sony/ATV Songs LLC
3.652:33
B1Eight Days a Week
additional engineer:
Geoff Emerick (British recording engineer), Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) and Mike Stone (producer, enginner, UK, 60’s–80’s)
engineer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performed as Hurricane Smith)
producer:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
12 string guitar [lead guitar] and electric guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (from 1964-10-06 until 1964-10-18)
acoustic guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (from 1964-10-06 until 1964-10-18)
drums (drum set):
Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (from 1964-10-06 until 1964-10-18)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (from 1964-10-06 until 1964-10-18)
handclaps:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-06), John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-06), Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-06) and Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-06)
background vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-06) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-06)
lead vocals:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-06)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 1964)
additionally recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-18)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-06)
mixed at and edited at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-27)
recording of:
Eight Days a Week (from 1964-10-06 until 1964-10-18)
writer:
John Lennon (The Beatles) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles)
publisher:
Blackwood Music Inc., Maclen Music Ltd., Northern Songs, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (1995-2020), Sony/ATV Tunes LLC and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング A事業部
4.62:45
B2Words of Love
additional engineer:
Geoff Emerick (British recording engineer) and A. B. Lincoln
engineer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performed as Hurricane Smith)
producer:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
12 string guitar [lead guitar] and background vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
drums (drum set) and percussion [packing case]:
Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
lead vocals:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 1964)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-18)
mixed at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-26)
cover recording of:
Words of Love (on 1964-10-18)
lyricist and composer:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter)
publisher:
MPL Communications Inc. (Paul McCartney-related, NYC-based company), Peermusic (UK) Ltd. and Southern Music Publishing Company Limited
42:15
B3Honey Don’t
additional engineer:
A. B. Lincoln and Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer)
engineer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performed as Hurricane Smith)
producer:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
acoustic guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-26)
drums (drum set), tambourine and lead vocals:
Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-26)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-26)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-26)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-26)
mixed at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-27)
cover recording of:
Honey, Don’t! (on 1964-10-26)
lyricist and composer:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music)
publisher:
Carl Perkins Music Inc., Carlin Music Corporation, Hi Lo Music, Hi Lo Music Inc., Knox Music Ltd. and MPL Communications Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company)
4.53:00
B4Every Little Thing
additional engineer:
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) and Mike Stone (producer, enginner, UK, 60’s–80’s)
engineer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performed as Hurricane Smith)
producer:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
12 string guitar [lead guitar]:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-30)
acoustic guitar [rhythm guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-30)
drums (drum set) and timpani:
Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-30)
electric bass guitar and piano:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-30)
lead vocals:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) and John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-30)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-09-30)
mixed at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-27)
recording of:
Every Little Thing (on 1964-09-30)
writer:
John Lennon (The Beatles) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles)
publisher:
Blackwood Music Inc., Northern Songs Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (1995-2020) and Sony/ATV Tunes LLC
4.352:05
B5I Don’t Want to Spoil the Party
additional engineer:
A. B. Lincoln, Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) and Mike Stone (producer, enginner, UK, 60’s–80’s)
engineer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performed as Hurricane Smith)
producer:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
acoustic guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-29)
drums (drum set) and tambourine:
Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-29)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-29)
electric guitar [lead guitar] and background vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-29)
lead vocals:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-29) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-09-29)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (in 1964)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-09-29)
mixed at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-26)
recording of:
I Don’t Want to Spoil the Party (on 1964-09-29)
writer:
John Lennon (The Beatles) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles)
publisher:
Blackwood Music Inc., Maclen Music, Inc., Northern Songs Ltd. and Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (1995-2020)
3.652:36
B6What You’re Doing
additional engineer:
A. B. Lincoln, Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) and Mike Stone (producer, enginner, UK, 60’s–80’s)
engineer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performed as Hurricane Smith)
producer:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
12 string guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-26)
acoustic guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-26)
drums (drum set):
Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-26)
electric bass guitar, piano and lead vocals:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-26)
background vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-26) and John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-26)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-26)
mixed at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-27)
recording of:
What You’re Doing (on 1964-10-26)
writer:
John Lennon (The Beatles) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles)
publisher:
Blackwood Music Inc., Northern Songs Ltd. and Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (1995-2020)
42:35
B7Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby
additional engineer:
Geoff Emerick (British recording engineer) and Ron Pender
engineer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performed as Hurricane Smith)
producer:
George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
acoustic guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
drums (drum set) and tambourine:
Ringo Starr (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
electric guitar [lead guitar] and lead vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1964-10-18)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-18)
mixed at:
Abbey Road Studios: Room 65 in Westminster, London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom (on 1964-10-21)
cover recording of:
Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby (on 1964-10-18)
additional lyricist and additional composer:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (in 1956)
lyricist and composer:
Rex Griffin (American country musician and songwriter) (in 1936)
publisher:
Carlin Music Corporation, Knox Music Ltd., MPL Communications Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) and Knox Music, Inc. (on 1957-11-12)
4.352:24

Credits

Release

manufactured in:United Kingdom
printed in:United Kingdom
photography:Robert Freeman (photographer)
liner notes:Derek Taylor (UK rock journalist/publicist)
producer:George Martin (producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician)
remastered versions:The Beatles in Mono
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/651143 [info]