1827 When I’m Sixty-Four – Georgie Fame (1967)

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The Third Face Of Fame.

This song was written by Paul McCartney but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1966 and released in 1967. Georgie Fame recorded the song the same year. It was released on his 1967 album The Third Face Of Fame. The album also included a version of Side By Side.

1644 When I’m Sixty-Four – Bernard Cribbins (1967)

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Bernard Cribbins.

This song was written by Paul McCartney but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. A version recorded by The Beatles in 1966 was released in 1967. Bernard Cribbins recorded his version in 1967. His version was arranged by Johnny Scott. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by George Martin. It was released as a single with Oh My Word on the B-side.

1601 When I’m Sixty-Four- The Beatles (1967)

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Paul McCartney.

This was first written by Paul McCartney as an instrumental in 1956. He added lyrics to the song in 1966. The song is credited to Lennon-McCartney. The instrumental song was part of The Beatles’ early repertoire. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1966. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by George Martin. The song was first released on The Beatles’ 1967 album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. An instrumental version of the song was first recorded by Peter Knight And His Orchestra in 1967. The song has also been recorded by Kenny Ball And His Jazzmen, The Hollyridge Strings, and Georgie Fame among others. A version recorded by Bernard Cribbins was produced by George Martin and released as a single in 1967. A version sung by Julian Lennon was used in a commercial for the insurance company Allstate in 2002. Paul McCartney’s children recorded a version of the song in 2006 as a surprise present for their father’s 64th birthday. That version was recorded at Abbey Road Studios and was produced by GIles Martin. It has never been released.

Now Hear This : When I’m Sixty-Four – Bernard Cribbins (1967)

1479 Jazz Me Blues – Les Paul and Mary Ford (1954)

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Sitting On Top Of The World.

Jazz Me Blues was written by Tom Delaney in 1921. It was first recorded by Lucille Hegamin in 1921. Since then the song has been recorded by Bix Beiderbecke And His Gang, The Max Miller Trio, and Art Pepper among others. Les Paul And Mary Ford recorded the song in 1954 and it was released on the EP Sitting On Top Of The World. The EP also included South and Smoke Rings. The EP was released in the UK in 1955. Jazz Me Blues influenced the song  When I’m Sixty-Four, written by Paul McCartney in 1956 and recorded by The Beatles in 1967.

Now Hear This: When I’m Sixty-Four – The Beatles (1967)