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Monday, March 30, 2009

5 Things You should know about the Beatles' Can't Buy me Love

1.It was written mainly by Paul McCartney.
2.It's not about prostitute despite some rumours.
3.It was recorded in Paris, January 29th, 1964 and was overdubbed later in London for George Harrison's lead guitar part.
4. On April 4th 1964 Can't Buy Me Love is one of the five Beatles songs that held the top 5 positions in US chart. Others are Twist And Shout, She Loves You, I Want To Hold Your Hand And Please Please Me. Can you believe it?!
5.Paul sang this song solo (a rare case in early Beatles songs). But you can hear George and John's backing vocal in alternate takes (the first two takes.)-in Anthology1 CD.

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