The Originals: Songs The Beatles Covered: “Baby It’s You”- The Shirelles. The Beatles were big fans of American girl groups- already on their debut album they covered “Chains” by The Cookies and “Boys” by The Shirelles. “Baby It’s You” is another cover of a Shirelles song. “Baby It’s You ” was written by Burt Bacharach, Luther Dixon- credited as Barney Williams and Mack David [older brother of Hal David.} The Shirelles released it as a single in 1961 and it went to #8 in the Billboard Hot 100 Pop Singles chart and #3 in the R&B singles chart. The Beatles cover was sung by John Lennon.