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Unformatted text preview: Early 1964 --Paris concerts-#1 U.S. hit with "I Want to Hold Your Hand" -2/7/64- Beatles arrive in U.S., -73 million people watch Ed Sullivan show performance -2/9/64-U.S. tour includes Carnegie Hall- 4/64: group has 14 songs in U.S. Hot 100, including songs 1-5 on this chart [ HBW Audio ] [ LBW Audio ] - Late 1964 - A Hard Day's Night film- title from comment Ringo made-Beatles' day-in-the-life, movie style (black and white)-well-received, great original songs and fun footage. [ HBW Audio ] [ LBW Audio ] A Hard Day's Night album-first all-originals album-cover shows film frames of Beatle faces-John writes most of songs-George uses 12-string guitar -double tracked vocal used often-more sophisticated use of studio techniques-U.S. version different than Parlophone release-George meets future wife Patti, an extra in film [ HBW Audio ] [ LBW Audio ] Song: "A Hard Day's Night"-#1 in U.S. and U.K.-take one previously unreleased-John's song, inspired by Ringo's comment-created and completed in 24 hrs for film- not performed in movie-1964-65 concert song [ HBW Audio ] [ LBW Audio ] Song: "And I Love Her"-unreleased take features plucked electric guitar by George-Paul's song, sings solo- early ballad style-effective key change (modulation) at guitar solo-on album, Latin percussion by George and Ringo-over 300 cover versions (done by other artists) by the '70s [ HBW Audio ] [ LBW Audio ] Song: "Things We Said Today"-recorded live on BBC radio show-Paul's song, B side of "A Hard Day's Night"-verse is romantic (minor key), bridge is bright (major key) -becomes composing formula [ HBW Audio ] [ LBW Audio ] Song: "I'll Be Back"-unreleased takes 2 & 3-take 2 in 3/4 time (waltz tempo), take 3 in 4/4 time-John's song, Paul sings duet-major and minor mood shifts [ HBW Audio ] [ LBW Audio ] Song: "Can't By Me Love"-unreleased take features extra background vocals not on single -recorded while in Paris-Paul confuses words on own song-huge advanced sales-used for big "escape" scene in A Hard Day's Night film-1964-65 concert song [ HBW Audio ] [ LBW Audio ] Song: "If I Fell"-John's song, autobiographical-early ballad style-effective close vocal harmony-guitar harmonics by George-'64 concert song [ HBW Audio ] [ LBW Audio ] Song: "Leave My Kitten Alone"-take 5- much sough after rarity before '95- now on Anthology 1 -cover song by Little Willie John-great R&R vocals by John and band groove Late 1964- U.K. tour-Christmas album for fans Song: "I Feel Fine" recorded in late '64-A side of next single- #1 in U.K. and U.S.-A side of next single- #1 in U....
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