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How To Play “Can’t Buy Me Love”

“Can’t Buy Me Love” is more of Paul McCartney’s song and credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was released by the Beatles on the A-side of their sixth British single, “Can’t Buy Me Love”/”You Can’t Do That”.

While in Paris, the Beatles stayed at the five star George V hotel and had an upright piano moved into one of their suites so that song writing could continue.[6] It was here that McCartney wrote “Can’t Buy Me Love.” The song was written under the pressure of the success achieved by “I Want to Hold Your Hand” which had just reached number one in America. When producer George Martin first heard “Can’t Buy Me Love” he felt the song needed changing: “I thought that we really needed a tag for the song’s ending, and a tag for the beginning; a kind of intro. So I took the first two lines of the chorus and changed the ending, and said ‘Let’s just have these lines, and by altering the second phrase we can get back into the verse pretty quickly.'” And they said, “That’s not a bad idea, we’ll do it that way”.

The song’s verse is a twelve bar blues in structure, a formula that the Beatles seldom applied to their own material

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How To Play “Thank You Girl”

“Thank You Girl” is a song by the Beatles, written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney (Lennon–McCartney) was issued as the B-side of the single “From Me to You”, which was recorded on the same day (5 March 1963).

Lennon said the song was originally intended as a single: “‘Thank You Girl’ was one of our efforts at writing a single that didn’t work. So it became a B-side or an album track.”[5] In April 1972, he told Hit Parader, “[The song was written by] Paul and me. This was just a silly song we knocked off.” McCartney seemed to agree describing it as “a bit of a hack song, but all good practice.”

On this post, we will learn how to play this song on the guitar.

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How To Play “Dizzy Miss Lizzy”

“Dizzy, Miss Lizzy” is a song composed and recorded by Larry Williams in 1958. It shares many similarities with the Little Richard song “Good Golly Miss Molly”.

Dizzy Miss Lizzie had been a part of The Beatles’ live repertoire since their earliest days. It was originally released as a single by Williams in 1958, with Slow Down on the b-side.

Although it wasn’t intended for the Help! LP, The Beatles evidently decided their version was good enough to be included.

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