The Beatles Song Of The Day: “The Night Before”

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The Beatles Song Of The Day is “The Night Before.” “The Night Before” is on The Beatles “Help!” album. The song was written by Paul McCartney. For a lot of groups a song like this would have been a career highlight but for The Beatles it was just another song on an album. John Lennon: harmony vocal and electric piano/ Paul McCartney: double-tracked vocal and bass guitar/ George Harrison: lead guitar and harmony vocal/ Ringo Starr: drums and tambourine. The song was recorded on February 17th,1965 at Abbey Road. Producer: George Martin.

Rating “The Night Before” on a scale of 1 to 5 ****

  • Rolling Stone Magazine’s “The Beatles 100 Greatest Songs” ranks “The Night Before” at #49. Spignesi and Lewis do not rank the song in their “100 Best Beatles Songs” list.
  • The song was never released as a single.
  • In the movie “Help!” the song was performed on…

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One response to “The Beatles Song Of The Day: “The Night Before”

  1. I discovered this song on the compilation Rock and Roll Music and it was a favorite of mine. Very underrated. You are right it would have been a single for anyone else.

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