The Beatles' Hits

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The Beatles' Hits
EP by The Beatles
Released 6 September 1963
Recorded 1963, EMI Studios, London
Genre Rock
Length 8:22
Label Parlophone
Producer George Martin
The Beatles EP chronology
Twist and Shout
(1963)
The Beatles' Hits
(1963)
No. 1
(1963)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

The Beatles' Hits EP was released 6 September 1963. It is The Beatles second British EP and was only released in mono, with the catalogue number Parlophone GEP 8880. This EP can be seen as an early example of a greatest hits release. It was also released in Australia and New Zealand.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon and feature Lennon on lead vocals.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "From Me to You"   1:56
2. "Thank You Girl" (Originally released as a the B-side to "From Me to You") 2:01
Side two (both songs appeared on the Please Please Me album)
No. Title Length
1. "Please Please Me" (originally released as a single b/w "Ask Me Why") 2:03
2. "Love Me Do" (originally released as a single b/w "P.S. I Love You") 2:22

UK EP sales chart performance[edit]

  • Entry Date : 21 September 1963
  • Highest Position : 1 (for 3 weeks)
  • Weeks in Chart : 43 Weeks[3]

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