The Beatles Song Of The Day: “Love You To”

The Beatles Song Of The Day is “Love You To.” “Love You To” is on The Beatles “Revolver” album. The song was written by George Harrison. George’s sitar had been featured first in “Norwegian Wood” but this was the first song that George wrote that was written with the sitar in mind. The songs working title was “Granny Smith” after the apple variety because George couldn’t come up with anything better. The words “love you to’ which became the title didn’t appear in the song. Paul McCartney: harmony vocal/ George Harrison: multi-tracked vocal, acoustic guitar, electric guitar and sitar/ Ringo Starr: tambourine. Anil Bhagwat: tabla/ unnamed Indian musicians: sitar and tambura. The song was recorded on April 11th and 13th, 1966 at Abbey Road. Producer: George Martin.

Rating “Love You To” on a scale of 1 to 5 ***1/2.

  • “Love You To” was never released as a single.
  • “Love You To’ does not make either Rolling Stone Magazine’s “The Beatles 100 Greatest Songs” or Spignesi and Lewis’ “100 Best Beatles Songs’ lists. It shouldn’t have.
  • Length of song: 3:01.

“Love You To” {Harrison}

Each day just goes so fast
I turn around, it’s past
You don’t get time to hang a sign on me
Love me while you can Or I’ll get a plan
A lifetime is so short
A new one can’t be bought
But what you’ve got means such a lot to me
Make love all day long
Make love singing songs
Make love all day long
Make love singing songs
There’s people standing round
Who screw you in the ground
They’ll fill you in with all the things you see
I’ll make love to you If you want me to