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From Me To You single - United Kingdom

Written by: Lennon-McCartney
Recorded: 5 March 1963
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

Released: 11 April 1963 (UK), 27 May 1963 (US)

John Lennon: vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
Paul McCartney: vocals, bass guitar
George Harrison: harmony vocals, lead guitar
Ringo Starr: drums

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Does anybody know why there are two different versions of this song, one that has the harmonica playing in the intro and one that doesn’t? Is it a stereo/mono thing?

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Skelter said
Does anybody know why there are two different versions of this song, one that has the harmonica playing in the intro and one that doesn’t? Is it a stereo/mono thing?

Yes. Same with ‘Thank You Girl ‘ and there being additional harmonica in places on one not on the other.

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@Skelter said
Does anybody know why there are two different versions of this song, one that has the harmonica playing in the intro and one that doesn’t? Is it a stereo/mono thing?  

Haha I came to this thread specifically to ask this question, well I guess, my question is answered.

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Yes. Same with ‘Thank You Girl ‘ and there being additional harmonica in places on one not on the other.  

I didn’t know “Thank You Girl ” was this way too.  Are these the only two?

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@William Shears Campbell There are quite a lot of songs with differences, big and small, between mixes. Another example would be something like All My Loving  – standard version opens with four hi-hat taps, the version released in Germany and Holland opens with five hi-hat taps and an intake of breath.

The Usenet Guide to Beatles Recordings Variations is something you might find interesting. I believe it was originally compiled as part of someone’s degree course, and is a great resource on the different mixes that cropped up around the world.

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Was thinking of this track a while ago when it was on and I think this was one of the songs that really got me into the Beatles before I was buying their music myself as a young kid. My parents had ’20 Greatest Hits’ on cassette and ‘FMTY’ I always loved hearing to the point where I would happily listen to the cassette the whole way thru because of this song. I still love Paul’s differing harmony line on “I can do” and to me it is a perfect summary of brilliant simple early 60’s pop which simply sounded absolutely incredible.

Easily in my top 20 Beatles chart and the different attempts at the intro are fantastic, one moment being here at 7:48. Experimentation even back in March 1963.

‘LMD’ got the door to open to allow ‘PPM ‘ to force entry in. ‘FMTY’ let them set up camp in the building and not get kicked or dragged out. 

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From Me To You is the first Beatle song I remember hearing on the radio. It was 1963 and I was seven years old.

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From Me To You is the first Beatle song I remember hearing on the radio. It was 1963 and I was seven years old.

  

It has an energy that is very hard to replicate. Lightning in a bottle, similar to She Loves You .

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Mr. Moonlight said
From Me To You is the first Beatle song I remember hearing on the radio. It was 1963 and I was seven years old.

  

What was it like hearing it for the first time?

It’s a brilliant and catchy song. I also love the intro. 

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Rube said

Mr. Moonlight said

From Me To You is the first Beatle song I remember hearing on the radio. It was 1963 and I was seven years old.

  

What was it like hearing it for the first time?

It’s a brilliant and catchy song. I also love the intro. 

  

I can’t say I remember the actual first time but “Brilliant and catchy” probably sums it up. I guess there was just nothing else like it. And then my first record was The Beatles’ Hits EP – with From Me To You , Thank You Girl , Please Please Me and Love Me Do – which I got for my eighth birthday. I do remember being so happy when I heard that intro come out of the record player.

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