Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

A Hard Day’s Night

First released: June 26, 1964
Producer: George Martin
Engineers: Norman Smith, Geoff Emerick
Instrumental compositions performed by George Martin and Orchestra
George Harrison: Vocals, Guitar, 12-string lead guitar, Claves
John Lennon: Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Rhythm Guitar, Tambourine
Paul McCartney: Vocals, Bass Guitar
Ringo Starr: Drums, Vocals, Loose-skinned Arabian bongo, Bongos

George Martin: Piano (A Hard Day’s Night)

  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. 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
  3. I’ll Cry Instead – :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
  4. I Should Have Known Better – 2:18
    Performed by George Martin & Orchestra.
  5. 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
  6. And I Love Her – 3:44
    Performed by George Martin & Orchestra.
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Ringo’s Theme (This Boy) – 3:08
    Performed by George Martin & Orchestra.
  11. 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
  12. A Hard Day’s Night – Instrumental –2:03
    Performed by George Martin & Orchestra.