Can’t Believe You Wanna Leave was written by Leo Price. It was recorded by Little Richard in 1957. The song was part of Fleetwood Mac’s live repertoire. They performed the song like on the BBC Radio show Top Gear in March 1969. Fleetwood Mac’s version of Can’t Believe You Wanna Leave influenced The Beatles’ 1969 song Oh! Darling from the album Abbey Road. A live recording of Can’t Believe You Wanna Leave recording for Top Gear in March 1969 was released on Fleetwood Mac’s 1995 album Live At The BBC. John Lennon played Can’t Believe You Wanna Leave during the Plastic Ono Band sessions in 1970.
Now Hear This: Oh! Darling – The Beatles (1969)