US single release: Do You Want To Know A Secret

A single, ‘Do You Want To Know A Secret’, was released on 23 March 1964 in the USA.

The single was issued by the small US label Vee-Jay, and had the catalogue number VJ 587. Its b-side was ‘Thank You Girl’.

Do You Want To Know A Secret single artwork – USA

So, I had this sort of thing in my head and I wrote it and just gave it to George to sing. I thought it would be a good vehicle for him because it only had three notes and he wasn’t the best singer in the world. He has improved a lot since then, but in those days his singing ability was very poor because (a) he hadn’t had the opportunity, and (b) he concentrated more on the guitar. So I wrote that – not for him as I was writing it, but when I had written it, I thought he could do it. It was just written.
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