Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

Circa 1960 in the Beginning

First released:  May 4, 1970

Producer: Bert Kaempfert
Cover Photo by: Joel Brodsky

Pete Best: Drums
George Harrison: Lead vocal, Lead guitar
John Lennon: Lead vocal, Rhythm guitar
Paul McCartney: Bass guitar
Tony Sheridan: Lead vocal

  1. Ain’t She Sweet – 2:10
    Recorded: June 23, 1961 at Friedrich-Eberts-Halle, Hamburg, Germany
    John Lennon – lead vocal, rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Pete Best – drums
    Karl Hinze – engineer
  2. Cry for a Shadow – 2:22
    Recorded: June 22, 1961 at Friedrich-Eberts-Halle, Hamburg, Germany
    John Lennon – rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Pete Best – drums
    Karl Hinze – engineer
  3. Let’s Dance – 2:32
    Performed by Tony Sheridan and the Beat Brothers (Beatles)
  4. My Bonnie – 2:40
    Recorded: June 22, 1961 at Friedrich-Eberts-Halle, Hamburg, Germany
    Tony Sheridan – lead vocal
    John Lennon – rhythm guitar, background vocal
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, background vocal
    George Harrison – lead guitar, background vocal
    Pete Best – drums
    Peter Klemt – engineer
  5. Take out Some Insurance on Me Baby (If You Love Me Baby) – 2:52
    Recorded: June 24, 1961 at Studio Rahlstedt, Hamburg, Germany
    Tony Sheridan – lead vocal
    John Lennon – rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Pete Best – drums
    Karl Hinze – engineer
  6. What’d I Say – 2:37
    Performed by Tony Sheridan and the Beat Brothers
  7. Sweet Georgia Brown – 2:03
    Recorded: June 24, 1961 at Friedrich-Eberts-Halle, Hamburg, Germany;
    December 21, 1961 at Musikhalle, Hamburg, Germany with lead vocals re-recorded in 1963
    Tony Sheridan – lead vocal
    John Lennon – rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Pete Best – drums
    Karl Hinze – engineer
  8. The Saints (When the Saints Go Marching in) – 3:19
    Recorded: June 22, 1961 at Friedrich-Eberts-Halle, Hamburg, Germany
    Tony Sheridan – lead vocal
    John Lennon – rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Pete Best – drums
    Karl Hinze – engineer
  9. Ruby Baby – 2:48
    Performed by Tony Sheridan and the Beat Brothers
  10. Why – 2:55
    Recorded: June 22-23, 1961 at Friedrich-Ebert-Halle, Hamburg, Germany
    Tony Sheridan – lead vocal
    John Lennon – rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Pete Best – drums
    Karl Hinze – engineer
  11. Nobody’s Child – 3:52
    Recorded: June 23, 1961 at Friedrich-Eberts-Halle, Hamburg, Germany
    Tony Sheridan – lead vocal
    John Lennon – rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Pete Best – drums
    Peter Klemt – engineer
  12. Ya Ya – 2:48
    Performed by Tony Sheridan and the Beat Brothers