2177 I Hear You Knocking – Dave Edmunds (1970)

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Ringo Starr and Dave Edmunds.

I Hear You Knocking was written by Dave Bartholomew and was first recorded by Smiley Lewis in 1955. Fats Domino recorded the song in 1961. Dave Edmunds recorded his version in 1970. His version was released as a single in 1970 with Black Bill on the B-side. The single went to number one on the UK Singles chart and number four on the Billboard chart. John Lennon liked the song saying “I always liked simple rock. There’s a great one in England now, ‘I Hear You Knocking’”. George Harrison also liked the song. He played it with Phil Spector during a jam session in 1971. I Hear You Knocking was part of the repertoire of The Pete Best Band. They recorded it live in Liverpool in 1988. That version was released in 1992 on the album Live At The Adelphi, Liverpool 1988. The song was part of the repertoire of Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band and was sung by Dave Edmunds. A live version from 2000 was released on the 2001 album The Anthology…So Far.

Now Hear This : I Hear You Knocking – The Pete Best Band (1992)
I Hear You Knocking – Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band (2001)

1392 Keep On Running – The Spencer Davis Group (1965)

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Keep On Running.

This song was written and recorded by Jackie Edwards in 1965.His version was released a single with Yesterday on the B-side. The song was covered by The Spencer Davis Group in 1965 and was released as a single with High Time Baby on the B-side. It reached number seventy-six on the Billboard chart and number one on the UK Singles chart. The song has also been recorded by The Outsiders, Tom Jones, and The Mirettes among others. The Pete Best Band performed the song live in Liverpool in 1988. That version was released in 1992 on the album Live At The Adelphi, Liverpool; 1988.

Now Hear This : Keep On Running – The Pete Best Band (1992)

1390 When A Man Loves A Woman – Percy Sledge (1966)

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When A Man Loves A Woman. 

This song was written by Calvin Lewis and Andrew Wright. It was first recorded by Percy Sledge in 1966. It was released as a single with Love Me Like You Mean It on the B-side.It went to number one on the Billboard chart and the R&B chart. It reached number four on the UK Singles chart. The song has also been recorded by Esther Phillips, The Spencer Davis Group, and Yusef Lateef among others. The Pete Best Band performed the song live at The Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool in 1988. That version was released on the 1992 album Live At The Adelphi, Liverpool 1988.

Now Hear This : When A Man Loves A Woman – The Pete Best Band (1992)

1387 Kansas City – Peter Best (1965)

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Kansas City.

This song is a medley of Kansas City and Hey,Hey, Hey, Hey. Kansas City was written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller in 1952. Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey was written by Little Richard in 1958. The medley was first recorded by Little Richard in 1959. The Beatles recorded the medley in 1964. The song was recorded by The Pete Best Combo in 1965. Pete Best plays drums on the recording. It was released in America as the B-side to Boys in 1965. The single was credited to Peter Best.

1386 Boys – Peter Best (1965)

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Pete Best.

This song was written by Luther Dixon and Wes Farrell in 1960 and it was first recorded by The Shirelles. It was recorded by The Beatles in 1963 and sung by Ringo Starr. The Pete Best Combo recorded the song in 1965. Pete Best plays drums on the recording. It was released as a single in America on the Cameo label with Kansas City on the B-side. The single was credited to Peter Best.

1385 Keys To My Heart – Best Of The Beatles (Peter Best) (1965)

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The Pete Best Combo.

This song was written by Tony Waddington in 1965. It was first recorded by The Pete Best Combo. It was recorded in New York in 1965 and was produced by Bob Gallo. The recording features Pete Best on drums. It was released as the B-side to I Can’t Do Without You Now on the Mr. Maestro label. The single was credited to Best Of The Beatles (Peter Best).

1384 I Can’t Do Without You Now – Best Of The Beatles (Peter Best) (1965)

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I Can’t Do Without You Now.

This song was written by Tony Waddington who was a member of The Pete Best Combo. It was first recorded by The Pete Best Combo in New York in 1965. It was produced by Bob Gallo. The recording features Pete Best on drums. It was released as a single in America on the Mr. Maestro label in 1965. The B-side was Keys To My Heart. The single was credited to Best Of The Beatles (Peter Best).