History of the Beatles' Singles

The Stories Behind The Music

These pages provide a detailed look at each Beatle release.  The histories presented here contain recording information, release dates, BBC performances, and concert performances.

Please check back, as I am continually adding additional  histories to this page!

My Bonnie / The Saints
Ain't She Sweet / Nobody's Child
Sweet Georgia Brown / Take Out Some Insurance
Why / Cry For A Shadow
Please Please Me / From Me To You
I Want To Hold Your Hand / I Saw Her Standing There
Souvenir of Their Visit to America
Can't Buy Me Love / You Can't Do That

References include:

  • The Beatles: A Recording History
    by Mark Lewisohn
  • The Beatles at the BEEB
    by Kevin Howlett
  • The Beatles Live
    by Mark Lewison
  • The Beatles Price Guide for American Records
    by Perry Cox
  • Songs, Pictures, and Stories of the Fabulous Beatles Records on Vee Jay
    by Bruce Spizer
  • The Ultimate Beatles Encylcopedia
    by Bill Harry

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