“Every Little Thing” is a song written by Paul McCartney (credited to Lennon–McCartney) and performed by the Beatles on their 1964 British album Beatles for Sale. In North America, Capitol released it as the last track on Beatles VI. McCartney wrote the song in a music room at the home of Jane Asher, where he was living at the time. McCartney initially hoped it would be the follow-up single to A Hard Day’s Night, although this wasn’t to be
“Eight Days a Week” is a song by the The Beatles written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon based on McCartney’s original idea, The song was issued in the U.K. December, 1964 on the album Beatles for Sale.
The song was issued in the U.S. February, 1965 as a single with the B-side I Don’t Want to Spoil the Party where it went to No. 1 for two weeks on March 13 1965. The song was also issued June, 1965 on the U.S. album Beatles VI and reissued worldwide in 2000 on the Beatles number one compilation album 1.
“Baby’s in Black” is a song by the Beatles, co-written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney.
“Baby in Black” performs at a 6/8 time signature with a moderate tempo that makes it sound like 3/4 (waltz-time).
“Baby’s in Black” was recorded by the Beatles on 11 August 1964, and was the first song recorded for Beatles for Sale. Lennon and McCartney sang their vocal parts simultaneously through the same microphone. This was done at their own insistence in order to achieve a closer feel to the performance. McCartney was subsequently contacted by their music publisher in 1964 inquiring as to which melody line was the main tune (i.e. Paul’s higher or John’s lower melody). McCartney later said that he told the publisher they were both the main melody.
“No Reply” is a song by the Beatles from the British album Beatles for Sale and the American album Beatles ’65. It was written mainly by John Lennon and credited to Lennon–McCartney.
John Lennon wrote the song for Tommy Quickly to record, but Quickly never went along with it. The Beatles recorded the demo version on 3 June 1964 in the style of Tommy Quickly, while their regular drummer Ringo Starr was hospitalised and Jimmie Nicol was hired to take his place, but a different drummer that was unidentified recorded with the group on the demo.