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Individual cat#s:

CD 1: CDP 0946 3 57498 2 3
CD 2: CDP 0946 3 57499 2 2
CD 3: CDP 0946 3 57500 2 7
CD 4: CDP 0946 3 57501 2 6

Annotation last modified on 2011-07-10 21:03 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1: The Early Beatles
# Title Rating Length
1 Love Me Do
3.75 2:22
2 Twist and Shout
2:36
3 Anna
3 2:58
4 Chains
2:26
5 Boys
2:27
6 Ask Me Why
2:28
7 Please Please Me
2:02
8 P.S. I Love You
3 2:05
9 Baby It’s You
2:42
10 A Taste of Honey
3 2:05
11 Do You Want to Know a Secret
5 2:01
12 Love Me Do (mono)
3.75 2:22
13 Twist and Shout (mono)
2:36
14 Anna (mono)
2:58
15 Chains (mono)
2:26
16 Boys (mono)
3 2:27
17 Ask Me Why (mono)
2:28
18 Please Please Me (mono)
2:02
19 P.S. I Love You (mono)
3 2:05
20 Baby It’s You (mono)
2:42
21 A Taste of Honey (mono)
3 2:05
22 Do You Want to Know a Secret (mono)
4.5 1:57
CD 2: Beatles VI
# Title Rating Length
1 Kansas City / Hey Hey Hey Hey
3.5 2:40
2 Eight Days a Week
3.4 2:45
3 You Like Me Too Much
2.65 2:37
4 Bad Boy
2.65 2:21
5 I Don’t Want to Spoil the Party
2.65 2:35
6 Words of Love
3.5 2:06
7 What You’re Doing
3 2:31
8 Yes It Is
2:42
9 Dizzy Miss Lizzie
4 2:55
10 Tell Me What You See
3 2:38
11 Every Little Thing
3.2 2:09
12 Kansas City / Hey Hey Hey Hey (mono)
4 2:40
13 Eight Days a Week (mono)
2:45
14 You Like Me Too Much (mono)
1 2:37
15 Bad Boy (mono)
3 2:21
16 I Don’t Want to Spoil the Party (mono)
3 2:35
17 Words of Love (mono)
4 2:06
18 What You’re Doing (mono)
2:31
19 Yes It Is (mono)
2:42
20 Dizzy Miss Lizzie (mono)
2:55
21 Tell Me What You See (mono)
2:38
22 Every Little Thing (mono)
4 2:09
CD 3: Help! Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Help!
The Beatles 2:39
2 The Night Before
The Beatles 2.75 2:36
3 From Me to You Fantasy (instrumental)
Ken Thorne and his Orchestra 2:07
4 You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away
The Beatles 4.35 2:12
5 I Need You
The Beatles 4 2:31
6 In the Tyrol (instrumental)
Ken Thorne and his Orchestra 2:25
7 Another Girl
The Beatles 2.65 2:08
8 Another Hard Day’s Night (instrumental)
Ken Thorne and his Orchestra 2:31
9 Ticket to Ride
The Beatles 3:07
10 The Bitter End / You Can’t Do That (instrumental)
Ken Thorne and his Orchestra 2:26
11 You’re Gonna Lose That Girl
The Beatles 3 2:18
12 The Chase (instrumental)
Ken Thorne and his Orchestra 2:30
13 Help! (mono)
The Beatles 2:39
14 The Night Before (mono)
The Beatles 2:36
15 From Me to You Fantasy (instrumental) (mono)
Ken Thorne and his Orchestra 2:07
16 You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away (mono)
The Beatles 2:12
17 I Need You (mono)
The Beatles 2:31
18 In the Tyrol (instrumental) (mono)
Ken Thorne and his Orchestra 2:25
19 Another Girl (mono)
The Beatles 3 2:08
20 Another Hard Day’s Night (instrumental) (mono)
Ken Thorne and his Orchestra 2:31
21 Ticket to Ride (mono)
The Beatles 5 3:07
22 The Bitter End / You Can’t Do That (instrumental) (mono)
Ken Thorne and his Orchestra 2:26
23 You’re Gonna Lose That Girl (mono)
The Beatles 2:18
24 The Chase (instrumental) (mono)
Ken Thorne and his Orchestra 2:30
CD 4: Rubber Soul
# Title Rating Length
1 I’ve Just Seen a Face
3.35 2:06
2 Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
4 2:06
3 You Won’t See Me
4 3:23
4 Think for Yourself
2:19
5 The Word
2:47
6 Michelle
2:44
7 It’s Only Love
3 1:56
8 Girl
3.65 2:30
9 I’m Looking Through You
2:30
10 In My Life
2:26
11 Wait
2:14
12 Run for Your Life
2:25
13 I’ve Just Seen a Face (mono)
3 2:06
14 Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) (mono)
4.65 2:06
15 You Won’t See Me (mono)
3 3:23
16 Think for Yourself (mono)
4 2:19
17 The Word (mono)
2:47
18 Michelle (mono)
2:44
19 It’s Only Love (mono)
1:56
20 Girl (mono)
2:30
21 I’m Looking Through You (mono)
2:30
22 In My Life (mono)
4.5 2:26
23 Wait (mono)
5 2:14
24 Run for Your Life (mono)
2:19

Credits

CD 1: The Early Beatles

acoustic guitar:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 8)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 1, 8)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (tracks 1, 6–8, 17–18)
drums:
Ringo Starr (tracks 6–7, 17–18)
tambourine:
Ringo Starr (track 1)
harmonica:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1, 7, 18)
maracas:
Ringo Starr (track 8)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 6–7, 17–18)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 6–7, 17–18)
assistant engineer:
Geoff Emerick (track 1)
assistant producer:
Ron Richards (track 8)
background vocals:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 8)
Paul McCartney (tracks 6, 17)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 6–8, 17–18)
composer:
Arthur Alexander (country soul singer) (tracks 3, 14)
Burt Bacharach (tracks 9, 20)
Carole King (tracks 4, 15)
Bobby Scott (US musician & producer) (tracks 10, 21)
engineer:
Norman Smith (UK producer/engineer, performer as Hurricane Smith) (tracks 1, 6–8, 17–18)
guest drums:
Andy White (Scottish drummer) (track 1)
guest percussion:
Andy White (Scottish drummer) (track 8)
lead vocals:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1, 6–7, 17–18)
Paul McCartney (tracks 1, 8)
lead vocals [double-tracked lead vocals]:
Paul McCartney (tracks 7, 18)
lyricist:
Arthur Alexander (country soul singer) (tracks 3, 14)
Mack David (tracks 9, 20)
Barney Williams (tracks 9, 20)
Gerry Goffin (tracks 4, 15)
Ric Marlow (tracks 10, 21)
producer:
George Martin (tracks 1, 6–8, 17–18)
Ron Richards (track 1)
writer:
Bert Russell (tracks 2, 13)
Wes Farrell (tracks 5, 16)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1, 6–8, 11, 17–18, 22)
Paul McCartney (tracks 1, 6–8, 11, 17–18, 22)
Phil Medley (tracks 2, 13)
Barney Williams (tracks 5, 16)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1963) (tracks 1, 8)
publisher:
EMI U Catalog Inc. (tracks 9, 20)
Songfest Music Corp. (tracks 10, 21)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (tracks 9, 20)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 2 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1962-11-26) (tracks 6–7, 17–18)
remixed at:
mash-ups:
Ladies Do Love Me by dj BC (track 1)
remix of:
A Taste of Honey (original stereo studio mix) by The Beatles (1965) (tracks 10, 21)
Anna (Go to Him) (original stereo studio mix) by The Beatles (1965) (tracks 3, 14)
Ask Me Why (original stereo studio mix) by The Beatles (1965) (track 17)
Ask Me Why (mono studio mix #2) by The Beatles (1965) (track 6)
Baby It’s You (original stereo studio mix) by The Beatles (1965) (tracks 9, 20)
Boys (original stereo studio mix) by The Beatles (1965) (tracks 5, 16)
Chains (original stereo studio mix) by The Beatles (1965) (tracks 4, 15)
Do You Want to Know a Secret (original stereo studio mix) by The Beatles (1965) (tracks 11, 22)
Please Please Me (original stereo studio mix) by The Beatles (1965) (tracks 7, 18)
Twist and Shout (original stereo studio mix) by The Beatles (1965) (tracks 2, 13)
remixes:
Love Me Do by AKA Gelbart (track 1)
PS I Love You by AKA Gelbart (track 8)
cover recording of:
A Taste of Honey (1963-02-11) (tracks 10, 21)
Anna (Go to Him) (1963-02-11) (tracks 3, 14)
Boys (1963-02-11) (tracks 5, 16)
Chains (1963-02-11) (tracks 4, 15)
Twist and Shout (1963-02-11) (tracks 2, 13)
Baby It’s You (1963-02-11 – 1963-02-20) (tracks 9, 20)
later parody versions:
A Waste of Money (tracks 10, 21)
Love the Jews (track 1)
Twins Came Out (tracks 2, 13)
later translated parody versions:
Twist n'chat (tracks 2, 13)
later translated versions:
Daraus mach ich kein Geheimnis (Do You Want to Know a Secret) (tracks 11, 22)
En doft av honung (tracks 10, 21)
Hunajainen (tracks 10, 21)
Je crois mon cœur (tracks 10, 21)
Jung wie Du (Love Me Do) (track 1)
Lyssna (tracks 11, 22)
Please Please Me (Spanish translation) (tracks 7, 18)
Salaisuuteni (tracks 11, 22)
Susi (Please Please Me) (tracks 7, 18)
Twist im Blut (Twist and Shout) (tracks 2, 13)
Twist y gritos (tracks 2, 13)
柔情蜜意 (tracks 10, 21)
由你開始 (tracks 9, 20)
later versions:
Chance (Sylvie Vartan song) (tracks 4, 15)
Twiste et chante (tracks 2, 13)
recording of:
Please Please Me (track 7)
Love Me Do (1962-09-11) (track 1)
P.S. I Love You (1962-09-11) (track 8)
Ask Me Why (1962-11-26) (tracks 6, 17)
Please Please Me (1962-11-26) (track 18)
Do You Want to Know a Secret (1963-02-11) (tracks 11, 22)
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (tracks 7, 11, 18, 22)
Stars on 45 (Beatles Medley 7" Mix) (tracks 11, 22)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (tracks 11, 22)

CD 2: Beatles VI

acoustic guitar:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 11)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 2, 5, 7, 11)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (tracks 1–2, 5–7, 11)
drums:
Ringo Starr (tracks 1–2, 5–7, 11)
tambourine:
Ringo Starr (track 5)
electric piano:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 3)
Paul McCartney (track 10)
timpani:
Ringo Starr (track 11)
electric guitar:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 1–2, 5–7)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1, 6, 11)
percussion:
Ringo Starr (track 6)
piano:
George Martin (tracks 1, 3, 7)
Paul McCartney (tracks 3, 11)
handclaps:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 1–2)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1–2)
Paul McCartney (tracks 1–2)
Ringo Starr (tracks 1–2)
background vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 1, 5, 7)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1, 7)
Paul McCartney (track 5)
composer:
Mike Stoller (track 1)
Larry Williams (50's rocker) (tracks 9, 20)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (tracks 6, 17)
Mike Stoller (1952) (tracks 1, 12)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1956-05) (tracks 1, 12)
Lawrence E. Williams (50's rocker) (1958-08) (tracks 4, 15)
lead vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 3)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 2, 5–6, 9, 11)
Paul McCartney (tracks 1–2, 6–7, 10–11)
lyricist:
Jerry Leiber (track 1)
Larry Williams (50's rocker) (tracks 9, 20)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (tracks 6, 17)
Jerry Leiber (1952) (tracks 1, 12)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1956-05) (tracks 1, 12)
Lawrence E. Williams (50's rocker) (1958-08) (tracks 4, 15)
producer:
George Martin (tracks 2, 4)
writer:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 3, 14)
Jerry Leiber (tracks 1, 12)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 2, 5, 7–8, 10–11, 13, 16, 18, 21–22)
Paul McCartney (tracks 2, 5, 7–8, 10–11, 13, 16, 18, 21–22)
Mike Stoller (tracks 1, 12)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (tracks 12, 16–18, 22)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 9, 20)
Northern Songs Ltd. (tracks 11, 22)
Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (tracks 3, 9–10, 14, 20–21)
mash-ups:
remixes:
Dizzy Miss Lizzy (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 9)
Eight Days a Week (1993 stereo remix) by The Beatles (track 2)
Tell Me What You See (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 10)
You Like Me Too Much (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 3)
cover recording of:
Bad Boy (tracks 4, 15)
Dizzy Miss Lizzy (tracks 9, 20)
Every Little Thing (track 11)
Kansas City (track 1)
Words of Love (tracks 6, 17)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Eight Ways to Be (tracks 2, 13)
Equestrian Wasteland (tracks 1, 12)
later translated versions:
Bad Boy (tracks 4, 15)
Näin kestä en (tracks 2, 13)
So fü Tschips (tracks 5, 16)
later versions:
Huit jours par semaine (tracks 2, 13)
Kansas City Hey Hey Hey (tracks 1, 12)
Zehnmal am Tag (Eight Days a Week) (tracks 2, 13)
medley including a recording of:
Kansas City (track 12)
recording of:
Eight Days a Week (tracks 2, 13)
Every Little Thing (track 22)
Tell Me What You See (tracks 10, 21)
What You’re Doing (tracks 7, 18)
Yes It Is (track 8)
You Like Me Too Much (tracks 3, 14)
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (tracks 2, 11, 13, 22)

CD 3: Help! Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

flute:
John Scott (film composer) (track 4)
electric piano:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 2)
guitar family:
Paul McCartney (track 7)
composer:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 5, 17)
lead vocals:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 4)
Paul McCartney (tracks 2, 7)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 5)
lyricist:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 5, 17)
writer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1–2, 4, 7, 9, 11, 13–14, 16, 19, 21, 23)
Paul McCartney (tracks 1–2, 4, 7, 9, 11, 13–14, 16, 19, 21, 23)
publisher:
Maclen Music Ltd. (tracks 9, 21)
Maclen Music, Inc. (tracks 9, 21)
Northern Songs (tracks 9, 21)
Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 7, 9, 11, 13–14, 16–17, 19, 21, 23)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (tracks 7, 19)
remix of:
Another Girl (original stereo studio mix) by The Beatles (track 19)
Help! (original stereo studio mix) by The Beatles (track 13)
I Need You (original stereo studio mix) by The Beatles (track 17)
The Night Before (original stereo studio mix) by The Beatles (track 14)
Ticket to Ride (original mono studio mix) by The Beatles (track 9)
You’re Going to Lose That Girl (original stereo studio mix) by The Beatles (tracks 11, 23)
You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away (original stereo studio mix) by The Beatles (track 16)
remixes:
Another Girl (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 7)
Another Girl (1965 Capitol mono remix) by The Beatles (track 7)
I Need You (1965 Capitol mono remix) by The Beatles (track 5)
I Need You (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 5)
The Night Before (1965 Capitol mono remix) by The Beatles (track 2)
The Night Before (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 2)
Ticket to Ride (1965 Capitol mock stereo remix) by The Beatles (track 21)
You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away (1987 remix) by The Beatles ( – ????) (track 4)
You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away (1965 Capitol mono remix) by The Beatles (track 4)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Addicted to Christ (tracks 9, 21)
Hell! (tracks 1, 13)
later translated parody versions:
Hep! (tracks 1, 13)
later translated versions:
Agid! (Help!) (tracks 1, 13)
Help (Español) (tracks 1, 13)
Help! (Finnish) (tracks 1, 13)
Komm (tracks 1, 13)
Matkalippu (tracks 9, 21)
So soll es immer sein (You’re Going to Lose That Girl) (tracks 11, 23)
later versions:
recording of:
Another Girl (tracks 7, 19)
Help! (tracks 1, 13)
I Need You (tracks 5, 17)
The Night Before (tracks 2, 14)
Ticket to Ride (tracks 9, 21)
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (tracks 9, 11, 21, 23)
The Beatles’ Movie Medley (tracks 4, 9, 16, 21)
The Music of The Beatles (tracks 9, 9, 21, 21)
Stars on 45 (Beatles Medley 7" Mix) (tracks 11, 23)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (tracks 11, 23)

CD 4: Rubber Soul

Hammond organ:
Mal Evans (track 15)
Ringo Starr (track 21)
sitar:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 14)
piano:
George Martin (track 22)
Paul McCartney (tracks 15, 17)
harmonium:
George Martin (track 17)
composer:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 4, 16)
lead vocals:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 7–8, 14, 17, 22–24)
Paul McCartney (tracks 1, 15, 17, 21, 23)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 16–17, 23)
lyricist:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (tracks 4, 16)
producer:
George Martin (tracks 8, 13–19, 21–24)
writer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 1–3, 5–15, 17–24)
Paul McCartney (tracks 1–3, 5–15, 17–24)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (2009) (tracks 2–4, 6, 10–12, 20)
publisher:
Northern Songs Ltd. (tracks 12, 24)
Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (tracks 1, 7, 13, 19)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (tracks 3, 15)
mash-ups:
remixes:
Girl (Love version) by The Beatles (track 20)
Girl (1977 stereo remix) by The Beatles (track 20)
Girl (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 20)
In My Life (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 10)
It’s Only Love (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 7)
I’ve Just Seen a Face (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 1)
Michelle (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 6)
Run for Your Life (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 12)
Think for Yourself (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 4)
Think for Yourself (1999 remix) by The Beatles (track 16)
Wait (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 11)
You Won’t See Me (1987 remix) by The Beatles (track 3)
sampled by:
Strawberry Fields Forever (Love version) by The Beatles (track 22)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 23) (track 10)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 83) (track 14)
arrangements:
12 Songs: Michelle (tracks 6, 18)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Norwegian Jim (tracks 2, 14)
later translated versions:
A la meva vida (tracks 10, 22)
Alles war Holz (tracks 2, 14)
Geh (Girl) (tracks 8, 20)
Matta (Girl) (tracks 8, 20)
Michelle (german translation) (tracks 6, 18)
Michelle (Italian version) (tracks 6, 18)
Michelle (French version of the Beatles' song) (tracks 6, 18)
Michelle (Finnish) (tracks 6, 18)
Norjan puu (tracks 2, 14)
Norwegiae lignum (tracks 2, 14)
Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) (Punjabi) (tracks 2, 14)
Peitä jälkesi (tracks 12, 24)
Rien pour faire une chanson (Run for Your Life) (tracks 12, 24)
Rêve (Girl) (tracks 8, 20)
Tyttö (tracks 8, 20)
later versions:
Je l'aime (tracks 8, 20)
recording of:
Girl (tracks 8, 20)
In My Life (tracks 10, 22)
It’s Only Love (tracks 7, 19)
I’m Looking Through You (tracks 9, 21)
I’ve Just Seen a Face (tracks 1, 13)
Michelle (tracks 6, 18)
Run for Your Life (tracks 12, 24)
The Word (tracks 5, 17)
Think for Yourself (tracks 4, 16)
Wait (Beatles song) (tracks 11, 23)
You Won’t See Me (tracks 3, 15)
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (tracks 5, 11, 17, 23)
All Together Now (medley) (tracks 6, 18)
The Music of The Beatles (tracks 2, 14)

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/212948 [info]