0799 Sheila – Tommy Roe (1962)

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The Beatles with Chris Montez and Tommy Roe.

This song was written and recorded by Tommy Roe in 1960. It was released as a single credited to Tommy Roe And The Satins. The B-side was Pretty Girl. The single failed to chart. Tommy Roe re-recorded the song again in 1962. That version was released as a single with Save Your Kisses on the B-side. It reached number three on the UK Singles chart and number one on the Billboard Chart. The song was part of The Beatles’ repertoire and was sung by George. A live version recorded in 1962 was released in 1977 and the America version of the album The Beatles Live! At The Star-Club In Hamburg, Germany; 1962. The Beatles toured the UK with Tommy Roe in March 1963. He was one of the support acts on their first US Tour in 1964. This was his biggest hit at the time. His other hits included Everybody, The Folk Singer, and Carol. 

Now Hear This : Sheila – The Beatles (1977)

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