This song was written by Paul McCartney but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1967. Fats Domino recorded the song in 1968. It was produced by Richard Perry and was released on his album Fats Is Back. The album also included a version of Lady Madonna. Lovely Rita was released as a single in 1968 with Wait Till It Happens To You on the B-side.