Very Together

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Very Together
Compilation album by the Beatles with Tony Sheridan
Released 4 November 1969
Recorded March–September 1961, Hamburg, Germany
Genre Rock and roll
Length 36:35
Language English
Label Polydor
Producer Bert Kaempfert
The Beatles chronology
The Beatles' First
(GER, 1964
UK, 1967) The Beatles' FirstString Module Error: Match not found
Very Together
(1969) Very Together1969
In the Beginning (Circa 1960)
(1970) In the Beginning (Circa 1960)1970
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Allmusic 1.5/5 stars [1]

Very Together was the only compilation of The Beatles' early recordings as The Beat Brothers released in Canada, released by Polydor Records—catalogue number 242.008. The cover, which features four candles with one snuffed out (a possible reference to the "Paul is dead" urban legend/hoax), was taken in 1969. One of just four albums to be released only in Canada; its scarcity in any condition is considerable. The content of this album is identical to that of the previously released European album The Beatles' First and the American album In the Beginning (Circa 1960) issued the following year.

Track listing[edit]

All vocals by Tony Sheridan unless otherwise indicated:

Side one
  1. "Ain't She Sweet" (Milton Ager and Jack Yellen) – 2:10 (John Lennon vocal)
  2. "Cry for a Shadow" (George Harrison and John Lennon) – 2:22 (instrumental)
  3. "Let's Dance" (Lee) – 2:32 (by Tony Sheridan & The Beat Brothers)
  4. "My Bonnie" (traditional) – 2:06
  5. "Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby" (Hall/Singleton) – 2:52
  6. "What'd I Say" (Ray Charles) – 2:37 (by Tony Sheridan & The Beat Brothers)
Side two
  1. "Sweet Georgia Brown" (Bernie, Casey, Pinkard) – 2:03
  2. "When the Saints Go Marching In" (traditional) – 3:19
  3. "Ruby Baby" (Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller) – 2:48 (by Tony Sheridan & The Beat Brothers)
  4. "Why" (Compton/Sheridan) – 2:55
  5. "Nobody's Child" (Traditional) – 3:52
  6. "Ya Ya" (Lee Dorsey/Robinson) – 2:48 (by Tony Sheridan & The Beat Brothers)