1956 Just Like Before – The Fourmost (1969)

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The Fourmost.

This song was written by Brian O’Hara under the pseudonym A. Benny. It was recorded by Merseybeat group The Fourmost in 1969. It was produced by Paul McCartney and was released as the B-side to Rosetta in 1969. The single failed to chart.

1955 Rosetta – The Fourmost (1969)

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Rosetta.

Rosetta was written by Earl Hines and William Henri Woode. It was first recorded by Earl Hines And His Orchestra in 1933. Merseybeat group The Fourmost recorded the song in 1969 at the request of Paul McCartney. Paul McCartney arranged the song and produced the track. The recording features Paul McCartney on piano. It was released as a single in 1969 with Just Like Before on the B-side.

1953 Rosetta – Fats Waller And His Rhythm (1935)

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Fats Waller.

This song was written by Earl Hines and William Henri Woode in 1933. It was first recorded by Earl Hines And His Orchestra in 1933. Fats Waller And His Rhythm recorded the song in 1935. Their version was released as the B-side to I Ain’t Got Nobody. Paul McCartney was a fan of Fats Waller and he liked Rosetta. Merseybeat group The Fourmost recorded the song in 1969 at the request of Paul McCartney. Their version was produced by Paul McCartney and features him on piano.

Now Hear This: Rosetta – The Fourmost (1969)

1938 Respectable – The Isley Brothers (1959)

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Respectable.

Respectable was written by Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, and O’Kelly Isley. It was first recorded by The Isley Brothers in 1959. It was released as a single with Without A Song on the B-side. The song was released as a single in the UK in 1960. The B-side was I’m Gonna Knock On Your Door. Merseybeat group The Fourmost recorded the song in 1963. Their version was released as the B-side to I’m In Love. The Beatles sang part of the song during a press conference in 1964.

1472 Here, There And Everywhere – The Beatles (1966)

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Indian single.

This song was written by Paul McCartney but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1966. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by George Martin.  An edit of Take 7 and Take 13 was released in 1996 on the Real Love single. The song was released on The Beatles’ 1966 album Revolver. The song was released as a single in India in 1966. The B-side was Good Day Sunshine. Paul McCartney re-recorded the song for his 1984 album Give My Regards To Broad Street. The song appears in the movie of the same name. The song was part of Paul McCartney’s repertoire and he performed it when he appeared on MTV Unplugged in 1991. That version was released on the album Unplugged (The Official Bootleg). Other live versions have been released on Paul Is Live (1993), Back In The U.S. (2002), and Back In The World (2003). Merseybeat group The Fourmost recorded the song in 1966 and released it as a single. George Martin recorded an instrumental version of the song in 1966. It was released on his album George Martin Instrumentally Salutes The Beatle Girls. A version recorded by Céline Dion was produced by George Martin and released on the 1998 album In My Life. Liverpudlian singer Cilla Black recorded the song in 1993 for her album Through The Years. The song has also been recorded by John Denver, Petula Clark, and Johnny Mathis among others.

Now Hear This : Here, There And Everywhere – The Fourmost (1966)
Here, There And Everywhere – George Martin (1966)
Here, There And Everywhere – Paul McCartney (1984)
Here, There And Everywhere – Paul McCartney (1991)
Here, There And Everywhere – Paul McCartney (1993)
Here, There And Everywhere – Cilla Black (1993)
Here, There And Everywhere – The Beatles (1996)
Here, There And Everywhere – Celine Dion (1998)
Here, There And Everywhere – Paul McCartney (2002)
Here, There And Everywhere – Paul McCartney (2003)

1062 A Little Loving – The Fourmost (1964)

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A Little Loving.

This song was written by Russ Alquist. It was recorded by Merseybeat group The Fourmost in 1964. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by George Martin. It was released as a single with Waitin’ For You on the B-side. It went to number six on the UK singles chart. The Fourmost were managed by Brian Epstein and this was their third and last top twenty single in the UK.