And I'm delighted to say my special guest on the programme today, having a chat about his lengthy career and playing some live music, we've popped up to London today to Maida Vale Studios here in London to meet the one and only Mr Eric Stewart.
Composition[ edit ] "Love Me Do" was primarily written by Paul McCartney in — while truant from school at age I do know he had the song around, in Hamburg, even, way, way before we were songwriters.
It was just Lennon and McCartney sitting down without either of us having a particularly original idea.
We loved doing it, it was a very interesting thing to try and learn to do, to become songwriters. I think why we eventually got so strong was we wrote so much through our formative period.
I Love You ', and in doing a deal somewhere along the way we were able to get them back. G7 and C, before moving to D for its middle eight. It begins with Lennon playing a bluesy dry "dockside harmonica" riff,  then features Lennon and McCartney on joint lead vocals, including Everly Brothers -style harmonising during the beseeching "please" before McCartney sings the unaccompanied vocal line on the song's title phrase.
Lennon had previously sung the title sections, but this change in arrangement was made in the studio under the direction of producer George Martin when he realised that the harmonica part encroached on the vocal Lennon needed to begin playing the harmonica again on the same beat as the "do" of "love me do".
First proper recording session, 4 September In August, Best had been replaced with Ringo Starr. Producer George Martin did not approve of Best's drumming for studio work. It was the norm at that time to have a specialist studio drummer who knew the ways of studio work.
The decision to fire Best was not Martin's. This version with Starr is available on Past Masters. Second recording session, 11 September A week later, The Beatles returned to the same studio and they made a recording of Love Me Do with session drummer Andy White on drums.
Starr was relegated to playing tambourine. As tambourine is not present on the 4 September recording, this is the easiest way to distinguish between the Starr and White recordings. First issues of the single, released on Parlophone in the UK on 5 Octoberfeatured the Ringo Starr version, prompting Mark Lewisohn to later write: For the single re-issue and the "20th Anniversary" re-issue, the Andy White version was again used.
The CD single issued on 2 October contains both versions. Capitol Records Canada pressed singles which were released on 4 February with catalog number This webpage will serve as a tribute to a man who loved to share his gifts! He had many but one of his greatest God-given talents was the gift of music.
"Love Me Do" is the debut single by the English rock band the Beatles, backed by "P.S. I Love You".When the single was originally released in the United Kingdom on 5 October , it peaked at No. 17; in it was re-promoted (not re-issued, retaining the same catalogue number) and reached No.
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