The Beatles Featuring Tony Sheridan

~ Release by The Beatles feat. Tony Sheridan (see all versions of this release, 8 available)

Annotation

This album is a reissue of “The Early Years” (Contour 2870 111). Cover design was changed and the name of the album cut. Catalog number has also been modified. Album still has the Contour logo on both sides of the cover.
Mono recordings electronically reprocessed to give stereo effect on stereo equipment.

Annotation last modified on 2013-08-03 21:02 UTC.

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
A1Ain’t She Sweet
assistant sound engineer:
Günther Sörensen (on 1961-06-24)
engineer:
Karl Hinze (on 1961-06-24)
producer:
Bert Kaempfert (German orchestra leader, producer and songwriter) (on 1961-06-24)
bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1961-06-24)
drums (drum set):
Pete Best (original drummer in The Beatles) (on 1961-06-24)
guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1961-06-24)
guitar [rhythm guitar] and lead vocals:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1961-06-24)
recorded at:
Studio Rahlstedt in Hamburg, Germany (on 1961-06-24)
cover recording of:
Ain’t She Sweet (on 1961-06-24)
lyricist:
Jack Yellen
composer:
Milton Ager
publisher:
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (a division of MPL Communications Inc.), EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher), Lawrence Wright Music Co., Ltd., Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) and Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996)
The Beatles3.652:10
A2Cry for a Shadow
assistant sound engineer:
Günther Sörensen (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
engineer:
Karl Hinze (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
producer:
Bert Kaempfert (German orchestra leader, producer and songwriter) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
drums (drum set):
Pete Best (original drummer in The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
electric bass guitar and other vocals [yell]:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (in 1961, in 1962)
recorded at:
Friedrich-Ebert-Halle in Hamburg, Germany (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
recording of:
Cry for a Shadow (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
composer:
George Harrison (The Beatles) and John Lennon (The Beatles)
publisher:
Harrisongs Ltd., Northern Songs and Tonika Musikverlag Horst Bussow
The Beatles3.252:22
A3Let’s Dance
lead vocals:
Tony Sheridan
cover recording of:
Let’s Dance
lyricist and composer:
Jim Lee ("Let's Dance" writer/producer)
publisher:
Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers2:32
A4My Bonnie
assistant sound engineer:
Günther Sörensen (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
engineer:
Karl Hinze (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
producer:
Bert Kaempfert (German orchestra leader, producer and songwriter) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
drums (drum set):
Pete Best (original drummer in The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
guitar:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23) and Tony Sheridan (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
background vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23), John Lennon (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
lead vocals:
Tony Sheridan (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
recorded at:
Friedrich-Ebert-Halle in Hamburg, Germany (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
remix of:
My Bonnie (English intro) by Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers (in 1964)
edit of:
My Bonnie (English intro) by Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers
recording of:
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
publisher:
Charles E. Pratt (in 1881)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
publisher:
Carlin Music Corporation and Unichappell Music, Inc.
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 1422)
The Beatles, vocal Tony Sheridan32:06
A5Take Out Some Insurance on Me, Baby
assistant sound engineer:
Günther Sörensen (on 1961-06-24)
engineer:
Karl Hinze (on 1961-06-24)
producer:
Bert Kaempfert (German orchestra leader, producer and songwriter) (on 1961-06-24)
drums (drum set):
Pete Best (original drummer in The Beatles) (on 1961-06-24)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1961-06-24)
guitar [lead guitar] and lead vocals:
Tony Sheridan (on 1961-06-24)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1961-06-24)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (in 1961)
recorded at:
Studio Rahlstedt in Hamburg, Germany (on 1961-06-24)
cover recording of:
If You Love Me, Baby (on 1961-06-24)
writer:
Waldense Hall and Charles Singleton (composer/lyricist)
The Beatles, vocal Tony Sheridan32:52
A6What’d I Say
lead vocals:
Tony Sheridan
cover recording of:
What’d I Say
lyricist and composer:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter)
publisher:
Carlin Music Corporation, Mijac Music, MUAC Music, Progressive Music (publisher), Unichappell Music, Inc. and Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers2:37
B1Sweet Georgia Brown
additional sound engineer:
Gerhard Henjes (sound engineer and producer) (on 1964-01-03)
assistant sound engineer:
Jürgen Kramer (producer) (on 1962-05-24)
sound engineer:
Hans Falkenberg (sound engineer) (on 1962-05-24)
additional producer:
Paul Murphy (Polydor producer) (on 1964-01-03)
producer:
Bert Kaempfert (German orchestra leader, producer and songwriter) (on 1962-05-24)
drums (drum set):
Pete Best (original drummer in The Beatles) (on 1962-05-24)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1962-05-24)
guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1962-05-24)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1962-05-24)
piano:
Roy Young (on 1962-05-24)
background vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (on 1962-05-24), John Lennon (The Beatles) (on 1962-05-24) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1962-05-24)
lead vocals:
Tony Sheridan (on 1964-01-03)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (in 1962)
recorded at:
Studio Rahlstedt in Hamburg, Germany (on 1962-05-24, on 1964-01-03)
cover recording of:
Sweet Georgia Brown (from 1962-05-24 until 1964-01-03)
lyricist:
Kenneth Casey (in 1925)
composer:
Ben Bernie (in 1925) and Maceo Pinkard (in 1925)
publisher:
Remick Music Corp. and Warner Bros. Music (UK subsidiary, so named between 1970/01/23–1971/04/26 and 1972/04/25–1988/08/23)
The Beatles, vocal Tony Sheridan42:03
B2The Saints
assistant sound engineer:
Günther Sörensen (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
engineer:
Karl Hinze (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
producer:
Bert Kaempfert (German orchestra leader, producer and songwriter) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
drums (drum set):
Pete Best (original drummer in The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23) and Tony Sheridan (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
lead vocals:
Tony Sheridan (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (in 1961)
recorded at:
Friedrich-Ebert-Halle in Hamburg, Germany (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
cover recording of:
When the Saints Go Marching In (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 13983)
The Beatles, vocal Tony Sheridan43:19
B3Ruby Baby
lead vocals:
Tony Sheridan
cover recording of:
Ruby Baby
lyricist:
Jerry Leiber
composer:
Mike Stoller
publisher:
Carlin Music Corp., Jerry Leiber Music, Sony/ATV Songs LLC and Stoller Music (ASCAP)
Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers2:48
B4Why (Can’t You Love Me Again)
assistant sound engineer:
Günther Sörensen (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
engineer:
Karl Hinze (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
producer:
Bert Kaempfert (German orchestra leader, producer and songwriter) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
drums (drum set):
Pete Best (original drummer in The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
guitar [lead guitar]:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
John Lennon (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23) and Tony Sheridan (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
background vocals:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23), John Lennon (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23) and Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
lead vocals:
Tony Sheridan (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (in 1961)
recorded at:
Friedrich-Ebert-Halle in Hamburg, Germany (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
recording of:
Why? (from 1961-06-22 until 1961-06-23)
writer:
Bill Crompton and Tony Sheridan
publisher:
Al Gallico Music Corp.
The Beatles, vocal Tony Sheridan32:55
B5Nobody’s Child
assistant sound engineer:
Günther Sörensen (on 1961-06-24)
engineer:
Karl Hinze (on 1961-06-24)
producer:
Bert Kaempfert (German orchestra leader, producer and songwriter) (on 1961-06-24)
drums (drum set):
Pete Best (original drummer in The Beatles) (on 1961-06-24)
electric bass guitar:
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (on 1961-06-24)
guitar and lead vocals:
Tony Sheridan (on 1961-06-24)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (in 1961)
recorded at:
Studio Rahlstedt in Hamburg, Germany (on 1961-06-24)
cover recording of:
Nobody’s Child (on 1961-06-24)
composer:
Cy Coben and Mel Foree
The Beatles, vocal Tony Sheridan33:52
B6Ya Ya
lead vocals:
Tony Sheridan
cover recording of:
Ya, Ya
writer:
Lee Dorsey, Morris Levy, Clarence Lewis and Morgan Robinson
publisher:
FROST Music Corp
was commissioned by:
Fury Records (USA label active 50s to 70s)
Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers2:48

Credits

Release

manufactured in:England
printed in:England
liner notes:Tony Sheridan
graphic design and design:Andrew Christian (graphic designer)
manufactured by and distributed by:Pickwick International Inc. (GB) Ltd. (a division of Pickwick Group Limited)