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Songs on Live at the BBC that Should've Appeared on Studio Albums
20 November 2012
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thewordislove94
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I was very impressed with many of the cover versions on this album, and some of them would've improved their earlier studio albums.

Crying, Waiting, Hoping would not sound out of place on Please Please Me, and it's a better vocal performance than Chains.

Other songs include Some Other Guy, and To Know Her is To Love Her.

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20 November 2012
7.42pm
Ben Ramon
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Don't Ever Change; makes me wonder why the Paul/George duet style wasn't used more often. And Ooh! My Soul would have been a nice and less obvious alternative to Long Tall Sally if extended a little.

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23 November 2012
4.37pm
thewordislove94
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"I'll Be on My Way" sounds like some of the songs on A Hard Day's Night. They could have added this song to the album while still perserving the beauty that comes from the fact that all of the songs were written by Lennon/McCartney. a-hard-days-night-paul-7a-hard-days-night-john-7  

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23 November 2012
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I'd have liked The Honeymoon Song instead of A Taste Of Honey on Please Please Me. ATOH is too slow and plodding and those "doo doo doo doo" vocals are yucky whereas George plays a gorgeous solo on THS and i prefer Pauls vocal.

Also Sure To Fall on Beatles for Sale, would give the album a more rockabilly feel, and the beatles were still performing it in '64 albeit in May so they still knew the song.

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23 November 2012
6.26pm
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I consider 'To know her is to love her' to be one of the best examples of how wonderful The Beatles could be at harmonies, it definitely would of been worthy of a place on an album. It would of suited being on the Please Please Me lp quite well.

And I absolutely LOVE 'Sweet little sixteen', I think John kinda killed it on his Rock 'n' Roll album.

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28 November 2012
10.00pm
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thewordislove94 said
I was very impressed with many of the cover versions on this album, and some of them would've improved their earlier studio albums.

Crying, Waiting, Hoping would not sound out of place on Please Please Me, and it's a better vocal performance than Chains.

Other songs include Some Other Guy, and To Know Her is To Love Her.

"Some Other Guy" absolutely rocks. In a book I read about The Cavern, the fact was brought up that a lot of Merseyside bands covered this song. Some said there were groups that did it better than The Beatles. They said the best version was done by The Big Three.

Anyway, this is another awesome song written by the dynamic duo of Leiber and Stoller and I could imagine it on either of The Beatles' first 2 albums.

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28 January 2013
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I believe that Glad All Over would suit a spot on With The Beatles instead of Devil In Her Heart. Some Other Guy would also fit the album i think, probably replacing "You Really Gotta Hold On Me"

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14 July 2013
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I mentioned it above but easily one of the best non-album released recorded tracks they did at the bbc.

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7 August 2013
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Zig said

thewordislove94 said
I was very impressed with many of the cover versions on this album, and some of them would've improved their earlier studio albums.

Crying, Waiting, Hoping would not sound out of place on Please Please Me, and it's a better vocal performance than Chains.

Other songs include Some Other Guy, and To Know Her is To Love Her.

"Some Other Guy" absolutely rocks. In a book I read about The Cavern, the fact was brought up that a lot of Merseyside bands covered this song. Some said there were groups that did it better than The Beatles. They said the best version was done by The Big Three.

Anyway, this is another awesome song written by the dynamic duo of Leiber and Stoller and I could imagine it on either of The Beatles' first 2 albums.

 

I once read (from Lewinson? It was some time ago, so I don't quite remember who...) that "Some Other Guy" never got committed to an album after the "We Want Pete!" incident at the Cavern Club when the Beatles got filmed for their TV debut. I guess they didn't want that song stuck to them knowing it could perhaps bring comparsions to Pete Best, that "other guy" who Ringo replaced. a-hard-days-night-paul-11 pete-best

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17 March 2015
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Hi,

I just discovered a gem, today.  Its name is I'll Be On My Way.  It is 52 years old but it is a beauty.  They did not keep it, they did not finish it up, they did not care for it.  I read a comment, a mean comment from Lennon in 1980 about this song and I wondered..  I suddenly came to wonder how many songs Paul may have abandoned in his life, due to hearing so much condescending comments from the person whose opinion meant the world to him!     ---- Beautiful, beautiful song to me, may you be heard, may you survive!

17 March 2015
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I love the song but i can see why they gave it away what with rhymes such as moonlight and June light. A lot of artists wouldn't have minded such lyrics whereas lennon and McCartney did, tho at times they let some lightweight words pass.

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17 March 2015
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And while John wasn't a great fan of it, nor was Paul. In Many Years from Now he had this to say of it:

It's a little bit too June-moon for me, but these were very early songs and they worked out quite well.

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17 March 2015
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It is a surprisingly good song that they could have worked on.  Makes you wonder! a-hard-days-night-paul-7

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17 March 2015
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I always thought Soldier Of Love was the standout track from the BBC recordings which were never done at EMI.

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21 March 2015
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I completely agree - always loved this one right back from when I first heard it on the Beatles at the Beeb radio show in '82. 

Although the audio quality isn't great, I reckon Keep Your Hands Off My Baby and I'm Talkin' About You would have made great album tracks. 

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21 March 2015
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'Lonesome Tears in My Eyes' would have been a fabulous studio cover what with Ringo playing all over his kit, George's gorgeous lead guitar work and John's sorrow-filled vocal. Not sure if it would have fit on either of their first two albums tho.

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