Beatles for Sale (EP)

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Beatles for Sale
BeatlesBfS.jpg
EP by
Released6 April 1965
Recorded1964, EMI Studios, London
GenreRock
Length9:31
LabelParlophone
ProducerGeorge Martin
The Beatles EP chronology
4 by the Beatles
(1965)
Beatles for Sale
(1965)
Beatles for Sale No. 2
(1965)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]

Beatles for Sale is an EP released 6 April 1965 by the Beatles. It is the group's eighth official EP and contains four tracks from the parent LP of the same name. The EP is only available in mono. Its catalogue number is Parlophone GEP 8931. It was also released in Australia and India.[2]

Beatles for Sale' entered the EP chart[where?] on 10 April and reached the top spot on 24 April. It remained there for five weeks, and spent another week at number one from 12 June.

As with previous releases, it features sleeve notes by the group's publicist, Tony Barrow. The parent LP (also called Beatles for Sale) was issued in December 1964. In the weeks before Christmas copies passed over the disc-store counters at such a remarkable rate that Beatles for Sale became one of the world's fastest-selling albums.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Lennon-McCartney apart from “Rock and Roll Music” written by Chuck Berry.

Side A
  1. "No Reply" – 2:15
  2. "I'm a Loser" – 2:30
Side B
  1. "Rock and Roll Music" – 2:32
  2. "Eight Days a Week" – 2:43

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beatles for Sale [EP] - The Beatles - Songs, Reviews, Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Beatles, The – Beatles For Sale at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 28 September 2011.