The Beatles Song Of The Day: “Can’t Buy Me Love”


The Beatles Song Of The Day is “Can’t Buy Me Love” which is the final song on side 1 of “A Hard Day’s Night.” The song was written by Paul McCartney.Paul said it was an attempt at writing a bluesy song John Lennon: acoustic rhythm guitar/ Paul McCartney: double-tracked vocal and bass guitar/ George Harrison: double-tracked lead guitar/ Ringo Starr: drums. “Can’t Buy Me Love” was recorded at EMI Pathe Marconi, Paris, France on January 29th,1964. Producer: George Martin.  George Martin convinced The Beatles to start out with the chorus rather than the verse. “Can’t Buy Me Love” is the first Beatle single to feature only one singer. George’s guitar playing on this album is outstanding, with a rockabilly beat that sounds like something on Elvis’ “Sun Sessions.”

Rating “Can’t Buy Me Love” on a scale of 1 to 5 stars ***** a classic.

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One response to “The Beatles Song Of The Day: “Can’t Buy Me Love”

  1. One thing about the Beatles’ songs; once I start to sing one I’m sure to have it on my mind for a loooonng time!
    Love, love me do… is currently on a loop.. 🙂

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