Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017

A Hard Days’ Night

First released: July 10, 1964

Producer: George Martin
Design: Robert Freeman
Liner Notes: Tony Barrow

George Harrison: Vocals, 12-string Guitar, Guitar
John Lennon: Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Rhythm Guitar, Tambourine
Paul McCartney: Vocals, Bass Guitar, Piano
Ringo Starr: Drums, Vocals, Bongos

George Martin: Piano

  1. A Hard Day’s Night –2:32
    Recorded: April 16, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – double-tracked lead vocal, rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – 12-string lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
    George Martin – piano
  2. I Should Have Known Better – 2:45
    Recorded: February 25-26, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – double-tracked lead vocal, acoustic guitar, harmonica
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar
    George Harrison – 12-string lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  3. If I Fell – 2:22
    Recorded: February 27, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  4. I’m Happy Just to Dance With You – 1:58
    Recorded: March 1, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – rhythm guitar, background vocal
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, background vocal
    George Harrison – lead vocal, lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums, loose-skinned Arabian bongo
  5. And I Love Her – 2:31
    Recorded: February 25-27, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney – double-tracked lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    George Harrison – acoustic guitar solo, claves
    Ringo Starr – bongos
  6. Tell Me Why – 2:10
    Recorded: February 27, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  7. Can’t Buy Me Love – 2:15
    Recorded: January 29, 1964 at Path? Marconi Studios, Paris, France
    John Lennon – rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison – 12-string lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  8. Any Time at All (2:14)
    Recorded: June 2, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, piano
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  9. I’ll Cry Instead – 2:06
    Recorded: February 27, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  10. Things We Said Today – 2:38
    Recorded: June 2, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – acoustic guitar, tambourine, harmony vocal
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  11. When I Get Home – 2:19
    Recorded: June 2, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  12. You Can’t Do That – 2:37
    Recorded: February 25, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, lead guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – 12-string guitar, harmony vocal
    Ringo Starr – drums, cowbells, bongos
  13. I’ll Be Back – 2:21
    Recorded: June 1, 1964 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, acoustic guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – acoustic guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums