I Feel Fine
The Beatles
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Baby's good to me you know
She's happy as can be, you know
She said so
I'm in love with her and I feel fine

1964
1
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1964 for three weeks
  • single released: Nov 23, 1964 (US)
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • from the US album Beatles '65 (released Dec 15, 1964)
  • "I Feel Fine" was the first of six consecutive No. 1 songs for The Beatles, a chart record at the time
  • Lennon wrote the guitar riff while in the studio recording "Eight Days a Week"; the song was recorded during the sessions for the Beatles For Sale album but did not appear on that album
  • the song has one of the first intentional uses of feedback on a studio recording - originally captured by accident by Lennon leaning his semi-acoustic Gibson against his amp after a take, it was then tacked onto the front of the recording by producer George Martin
  • on the record:
       John Lennon- lead vocals, semi-acoustic Gibson guitar
       Paul McCartney- bass, backing vocals
       George Harrison- electric Gretsch Tennessean guitar, backing vocals
       Ringo Starr- drums
  • written primarily by John Lennon, credited to Lennon/McCartney
  • produced by George Martin
  • recorded Oct 18, 1964 at EMI Studios, London
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