LOVE ME DO
The Beatles recorded this song on September 4, 1962 in a fifteen-take session and released it in England on October 5, 1962. It was not until April 27, 1964 that is was released as a single in the USA.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote this in 1958, when John was 17 and Paul was 16. They made time for songwriting by skipping school (known in England as "Sagging Off"). They had written songs before, but this was the first one they liked enough to record.
Salt Lake City, UH on 9/12/00
|Footnote - the background picture was taken in Milwaukee, WI on 5/22/03 by Renata Hearn during the performance of the song.|