She Loves You
The Beatles
Beatles 1964 She Loves You 45

She says she loves you
And you know that can`t be bad
Yes, she loves you
And you know you should be glad

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1964 for two weeks
  • single released in the U.S. Sept 16, 1963
  • No. 1 on the UK Singles chart in 1963
  • from the U.S. release The Beatles' Second Album (1964)
  • in Great Britain, it remains the best-selling Beatles single today
  • ranks #64 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • producer George Martin allowed the group to end the song on a major sixth chord, which was George Harrison's suggestion, but felt uneasy because he thought it was musically improper
  • on the record:
         John Lennon- vocals, rhythm guitar
         Paul McCartney- vocals, bass
         George Harrison- lead guitar, vocals
         Ringo Starr- drums
  • written by John Lennon, Paul McCartney; a true collaboration between Lennon and McCartney - written in two sessions - in a room in the Turk's Hotel in Newcastle, England and at McCartney's family home in Liverpool
  • produced by George Martin
  • recorded July 1, 1963 at Abbey Road Studios, London - the track was recorded five days after it was written
  • on March 21, 1964, "She Loves You" moved another Beatles song, "I Want To Hold Your Hand" off the top of the Hot 100, which had held the position for seven weeks
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