This song was written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1964. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by George Martin. Takes 24 and 25 were released on the album Anthology 1 in 1995. The song was first released in 1964 on the album Beatles For Sale. In America it was released as a single with I Don’t Want To Spoil The Party on the B-side. It reached number one on the Billboard chart. Paul McCartney has performed the song live. Merseybeat group Ian & The Zodiacs recorded the song in 1965 for their album Gear Again – 12 Hits. Billy Preston recorded the song in 1965 for his album Early Hits Of 1965. The song has also been recorded by Alma Cogan and Mary Wells among others.
Now Hear This : Eight Days A Week – Ian & The Zodiacs (1965)
Eight Days A Week – Billy Preston (1965)