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. It was first released in 1964 on the album Beatles For Sale. In America it was released as the B-side to Eight Days A Week in 1965. The single reached number one on the Billboard chart and I Don’t Want To Spoil The Party reached number thirty-nine.