1084 Go Now! – The Moody Blues (1964)

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The Moody Blues with The Beatles.

This song was written by Larry Banks and Milton Bennett in 1962. It was first recorded by Bessie Banks in 1964. The Moody Blues covered the song the same year. The recording features Denny Laine on guitar and lead vocals. It was released as a single with It’s Easy Child on the B-side. In America the B-side was Lose Your Money. It reached number one on the UK Singles chart and number ten on the Billboard chart in 1965. The Moody Blues were one of the support acts on The Beatles’ 1965 UK Tour. This was their biggest hit at the time. Their other hits included I Don’t Want To Go On Without You, From The Bottom Of My Heart, and Everyday. Billy Preston covered the song for his album The Apple Of Their Eye in 1965. Go Now became part of Wings’ repertoire and was sung by Denny Laine. A live version was released in 1976 on the album Wings Over America. Denny Laine recorded the song for his album Japanese Tears in 1980. He re-recorded the song in 1996 for his album Wings At The Sound Of Denny Laine.

Now Hear This : Go Now – Billy Preston (1965)
Go Now – Wings (1976)
Go Now – Denny Laine (1980)
Go Now – Denny Laine (1996)

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