The Beatles (No. 1)

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This article is about the 1963 EP. For the 2000 compilation album, see 1 (The Beatles album).
The Beatles (No. 1)
EP by The Beatles
Released 1 November 1963
Recorded 1963, EMI Studios, London
Genre Rock
Length 9:59
Label Parlophone
Producer George Martin
The Beatles EP chronology
The Beatles' Hits
No. 1
All My Loving
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Beatles (No. 1) is an EP released by The Beatles in the United Kingdom on 1 November 1963. It is the Beatles third British EP and was only released in mono; its catalogue number is Parlophone GEP 8883. Containing songs from Please Please Me, the cover was taken in the same photoshoot as the Please Please Me and 1962-1966 covers. It was also released in Argentina and New Zealand.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs originally released on the Please Please Me LP.

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Lead singer(s) Length
1. "I Saw Her Standing There" John Lennon and Paul McCartney Paul McCartney 2:55
2. "Misery" John Lennon and Paul McCartney John Lennon 1:47
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Lead singer(s) Length
1. "Anna (Go to Him)" Arthur Alexander John Lennon 2:54
2. "Chains" Gerry Goffin, Carole King George Harrison 2:23

UK EP sales chart performance[edit]

  • Entry Date : 9 November 1963
  • Highest Position : 2
  • Weeks in Chart : 29 Weeks[3]