The Beatles Song Of The Day: “All I’ve Got To Do”

The Beatles Song of the Day is-“All I”ve Got To Do.” “All I’ve Got To Do” is the second song on The Beatles second album “With The Beatles.” The song was written by John Lennon. He would comment later that it his trying to write a Smokey Robinson type song. John Lennon: vocal and rhythm guitar/ Paul McCartney:backing vocal and bass guitar/ George Harrison: backing vocal and lead guitar/ Ringo Starr: drums. “All I”ve Got To do” was recorded on September 11th,1963 at Abbey Road. Producer: George Martin. The Lennon-McCartney songs that were on “With The Beatles” were all written for the album except “All I’ve Got To Do” which was written back in 1961 by John. The Beatles covered Smokey Robinson and The Miracles “You Really Got A Hold On Me” on “With The Beatles.” Smokey has said he listened to that recording over and over. He said it was one of the most flattering things that ever happened to him, being covered by The Beatles.

Rating of “All I’ve Got To Do” on a scale of 1 to 5 stars ***

  • “All I’ve Got To Do’ was never released as a single. It was never a song The Beatles live shows.
  • Time of song 2:05.
  • “All I’ve Got To Do” does not make Rolling Stone’s The Beatles 100 Greatest Songs or Spignesi and Lewis’ 100 Best Beatles Songs lists.
  • According to Dennis Alstrand, this song is the first time in rock and roll or rock music where the bass player plays chords as a vital part of the song.

All I’ve Got To Do” {Lennon-McCartney}

Whenever I want you around yeah
All I gotta do
Is call you on the phone
And you’ll come running home
Yaeh that’s all I gotta do
And when I,
I wanna kiss you yeah
All I gotta do
Is whisper in your ear
The words you long to hear
And I’ll be kissing you
And the same goes for me
Whenever you want me at all
I’ll be here yes I will
Whenever you call
You just gotta call on me, yeah
You just gotta call on me
And when I,
I wanna kiss you, yeah
All I got to do
Is call you on the phone
And you’ll come running home
Yeah, that’s all I gotta do
And the same goes for me
Whenever you want me at all
I’ll be here yes I will
Whenever you call
You just gotta call on me, yeah
You just gotta call on me, oh
You just gotta call on me
Mmmmmmmmmm