So please, love me do

Rock the Day Beatlemania Flashback

The Beatles’ Love Me Do knocks Mary Wells’ My Guy from the top spot on the U.S.  singles chart this day 50 years ago in 1964. The simple Paul McCartney-John Lennon harmonica-laced tune barely makes a ripple in the U.K. when first released in 1962, but its rerelease at the height of Beatlemania lifts it up. Years on, McCartney and Lennon generously credit one another. Lennon says McCartney wrote most of the song in 1958 at age 16. McCartney says the song is totally co-written. Lennon on rich bluesy harmonica. Simple melody. Memorable lyrics. Here for your morning coffee time is Love Me Do:

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