The Beatles (No. 1)

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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
(1963)The Beatles' Hits1963
No. 1
All My Loving
(1964)All My Loving1964
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 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.TitleWriter(s)Lead singer(s)Length
1."I Saw Her Standing There"John Lennon and Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney2:55
2."Misery"John Lennon and Paul McCartneyJohn Lennon1:47
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Lead singer(s)Length
1."Anna (Go to Him)"Arthur AlexanderJohn Lennon2:54
2."Chains"Gerry Goffin, Carole KingGeorge Harrison2:23

UK EP sales chart performance[edit]