Released: 20 January 1964
John Lennon: vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, harmonica, tambourine
Paul McCartney: vocals, bass guitar, piano, claves
George Harrison: vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar
Ringo Starr: vocals, drums, percussion
George Martin: piano, Hammond organ
Meet The Beatles! was the second Beatles album to be released in the United States. It was originally scheduled for release in February 1964, but was brought forward to 20 January in response to overwhelming public demand. See more…
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9 March 2017
Probably their best non-UK album and definitely an improvement over it's UK counterpart IMO. I love how it opens with I Want To Hold Your Hand instead of It Won't Be Long (great song but mediocre opener) and i also love how it's divided into 4 3-song quadrants (non-WTB tracks, WTB side A tracks on side A, WTB side A tracks on side B, and WTB side B tracks). But most importantly, Capitol gave us more bang for our buck by replacing the rock and roll covers for 3 top notch originals, leaving the rock and roll covers or their also great but not as great followup.
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