The Beatles Song Of The Day is “And I Love Her.” “And I Love Her” is from The Beatles third album “A Hard Day’s Night” The song also appeared in the movie “A Hard Day’s Night.” “And I Love Her” is one of Paul’s early ballad’s which became one of The Beatles most covered songs. John Lennon: acoustic rhythm guitar/ Paul McCartney: vocal and bass guitar/ George Harrison: acoustic lead guitar/ Ringo Starr: bongos and claves. The song was recorded on February 25-26 and 27th, 1964 at Abbey Road. Producer: George Martin. Paul reportedly wrote this song with his then girlfriend actress Jane Asher in mind.Paul would later say though that it was just a love song with no one in mind. John would later call this song Paul’s ‘first Yesterday.” Paul would say that it was “the first song that I impressed myself with.” While most of the credit for this song has to go to Paul, John did help with it. The middle eight was John’s.
Rating “And I Love Her” on a scale of 1 to 5 ***** a classic.
- By February of 1972 there were already 372 different versions of “And I Love Her” recorded. Perry Como did the song.
- “And I Love Her” was released as a single in July 1964-it peaked at #12 on the American charts.
- Tom Petty would point out John’s rhythm guitar playing on this song as the highlight of the song and an example of great rhythm guitar playing.
- Rolling Stone Magazine would rank “And I Love Her” at #65 on their “The Beatles 100 Greatest Songs” list. In Spignesi and Lewis’s book “100 Best Beatles Songs”, “And I Love Her”is ranked at #48.
- Length of song 2:32.
“And I Love Her” [Lennon-McCartney}
Bright are the stars that shine