2086 Beatles And The M.B.E – Lord Short Shirt (1965)

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Beatles And The M.B.E.

This song was written by McLean Emmanuel. The song’s lyrics are about The Beatles receiving the M.B.E. Musically, the song references The Beatles’ songs I Should Have Known Better, A Hard Day’s Night, I Want To Hold Your Hand, She Loves You, and Twist And Shout. The song was recorded by McLean Emmanuel in 1965 and was released under his pseudonym Lord Short Shirt. It was released as a single in Barbados with Run Shorty Run on the B-side.

1744 Ringo Bells – Three Blonde Mice (1964)

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Ringo Bells.

Ringo Bells was written by George T. Simon in 1964. The song uses the tune of Jingle Bells written by James Lord Pierpont in 1857. Ringo Bells was recorded by Three Blonde Mice and The Rufus Smith Quintet in 1964. The song is a tribute to Ringo Starr and was one of many novelty songs written about him. The song references the line ‘Yeah, yeah, yeah’ from The Beatles 1963 song She Loves You as well as using a line from the song Ringo For President. Ringo Bells was released as the B-side to The Twelve Days Of Christmas in 1964. It failed to chart.

1393 He Loves You – Brenda Lee (1965)

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Sings Top Teen Hits.

She Loves You was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and was first recorded by The Beatles in 1963. The song was recorded by Brenda Lee in 1965 for her album Sings Top Teen Hits. Her version was titled He Loves You but the lyrics are not changed.  The album also included a version of Can’t Buy Me Love.

1299 She Loves You – Pinky And Perky (1965)

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Pinky And Perky’s Beat Party.

This song was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and was first recorded by The Beatles in 1963. The song was recorded by the fictional duet Pinky And Perky in 1965. It was released on their EP Pinky And Perky’s Beat Party. The EP also included versions of All My Loving and Can’t Buy Me Love. Paul McCartney once said “If you’ve written something, it’s good to be covered. It doesn’t matter if Pinky and Perky do it”.

1145 Sie Liebt Dich – Die Beatles (1964)

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American single.

Sie Liebt Dich is the German version of The Beatles’ song She Loves You. She Loves You was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and was first recorded by The Beatles in 1963. German lyrics were written in 1964 by Camillo Feigen under the pseudonym Jean Nicolas. The Beatles recorded Sie Liebt Dich at Pathe Marconi Studios in Paris in 1964. It was produced by George Martin. It was released as the B-side to Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand in Germany in 1964. It was released as a single in America with I’ll Get You on the B-side.

1114 Ringo, I Love You – Bonnie Jo Mason (1964)

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Cher with Paul McCartney.

This song was written by Paul Case, Pete Andreoli, Vini Poncia, and Phil Spector. It was first recorded by Cher under the pseudonym Bonnie Jo Mason. It was produced by Phil Spector and released as Bonnie Jo Mason’s début single with the instrumental Beatle Blues on the B-side. The song references The Beatles’ songs I Want To Hold Your Hand and She Loves You. The single failed to chart.

1112 We Love You Beatles – The Carefrees (1964)

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We Love You Beatles.

This song was written by Charles Strouse and Lee Adams. It is based on the song We Love You Conrad from the musical Bye Bye Birdie. It was recorded by The Carefrees in 1964 and released as a single with Hot Blooded Lover on the B-side. It reached number thirty-nine on the Billboard chart. The song uses lines from The Beatles’ 1963 song She Loves You.