Ticket To Ride was written by John Lennon but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1965. American duo Carpenters recorded the song in 1969. It was released on their album Offering in 1969. In the UK the album was titled Ticket To Ride. The song was also released as Carpenters debut single with Your Wonderful Parade on the B-side. It reached number fifty-four on the Billboard chart.