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1964 June 03 - October 26
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Table of contents
This page is mostly about the book Songs of The Beatles' Beatles
For Sale Period and the Period it covers.
For information about the album, visit the Wikipedia Beatles For Sale page.
1964 Oct 08, 18: Record songs for UK45-8, 'I Feel Fine'/'She's A Woman'.
Actually, 'Eight Days A Week' (recorded 64Oct06) was expected to be on the next single, but 'I Feel Fine' came out so well it went on the A-side. (Session details and where to hear these recordings are listed in the book.)
1964 Nov 27: Release UK45-8, 'I Feel Fine'/'She's A Woman'
The Beatles' seventh straight #1 UK single. (Chart details are in the book.)
1964 Aug11-Oct26: Record songs for UKLP-4, Beatles For Sale
Recording of the Beatles' fourth album, With The Beatles, was completed on 1964 October 26 with the recording of 'Honey Don't' and some cleanup of 'What You're Doing'. (Session details and where to hear these recordings are listed in the book.) This marked the end of the Beatltes For Sale Period and the start of the Help Period.
(for a detailed look at the overall book format, see the Series Overview)
The book starts with an overview of the Beatle Periods, showing where Beatles For Sale fits in their career. It then shows chronological lists of songs recorded and released during this period.
The "Releases" section shows records that were released containing songs recorded during this Period. Details are provided about the UK records. (Details about the US records are included with The Songs section.)
A "Hearing The Music" section gives some orientation and history about the vinyl records and how they were intended to be heard.
The bulk of the book details the 17 songs of the Beatles For Sale Period:
|Side A||Side B|
|8th single||I Feel Fine||She's A Woman|
|Side 1||Side 2|
|4th LP: Beatles For Sale||No Reply||Eight Days A Week|
|I'm A Loser||Words Of Love|
|Baby's In Black||Honey Don't|
|Rock And Roll Music||Every Little Thing|
|I'll Follow The Sun||I Don't Want To Spoil The Party|
|Mr. Moonlight||What You're Doing|
|Kansas City/Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey||Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby|
|unreleased song||Leave My Kitten Alone|
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