This song was written by Paul McCartney but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1964. It was recorded at Pathe Marconi Studios in Paris, France with overdubs being recorded at EMI Studios in London, England. Takes 1 and 2 were released in 1995 on the album Anthology 1. Can’t Buy Me Love was produced by George Martin and released as a single with You Can’t Do That on the B-side. The single reached number one on the UK Singles chart and the Billboard chart in America. The song was used in The Beatles’ 1964 movie A Hard Day’s Night. The song was part of The Beatles’ repertoire and a live version recorded in 1965 was released on the 1977 album The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl. The Beatles also performed the song for BBC Radio and a version was released in 1994 on the album Live At The BBC.
Can’t Buy Me Love is also part of Paul McCarntey’s repertoire and a version recorded in 1989 was released on his 1990 album Tripping The Live Fantastic. A version recorded in 2002 was released on Paul McCartney’s 2003 album Back In The World. George Martin And His Orchestra recorded the song in 1964 for the album Off The Beatle Track. A version recorded by Peter Sellers and produced by George Martin was released in 1993 on the EP A Hard Day’s Night. Merseybeat group Denny Seyton And The Sabres covered the song for their 1964 album It’s The Gear (14 Hits).
Now Hear This : Can’t Buy Me Love – George Martin And His Orchestra (1964)
Can’t Buy Me Love – Denny Seyton And The Sabres (1964)
Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles (1977)
Can’t Buy Me Love – Paul McCartney (1990)
Can’t Buy Me Love – Peter Sellers (1993)
Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles (1994)
Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles (1995)
Can’t Buy Me Love – Paul McCartney (2003)