This song was written by John Lennon but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1964. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by George Martin. The song was released on the album A Hard Day’s Night in 1964. In America it was released as the B-side to A Hard Day’s Night in 1964. The single reached number one on the Billboard chart and I Should Have Known Better reached number fifty-three. The song is used in The Beatles’ 1964 movie A Hard Day’s Night. George Martin And His Orchestra recorded an instrumental version in 1964 and it was released on the American soundtrack album A Hard Day’s Night. The song has also been recorded by Jan & Dean, Johnny Rivers, and The Beach Boys among others.
Now Hear This : I Should Have Known Better – George Martin And His Orchestra (1964)