Chart Position: NR

  • Lead vocals: Paul McCartney
  • Kansas City originally recorded by Wilbur Harrison (1959)
  • The medley version was first recorded by Little Richard (1959)
  • Written by Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller and Richard Penniman
  • Backing vocals: John Lennon and George Harrison
  • Guitar: John Lennon, George Harrison
  • Produced by George Martin
  • Recorded in London U.K.
  • Little Richard’s contribution to the song is the ‘Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey’
  • The Beatles performed a concert in Kansas City once, in 1964
  • ‘Kansas City’ also recorded by Hank Ballard and Moonlighters (1959), Rocky Olson (1959), Bill Haley & His Comets (1960), James Brown (1967), Peggy Lee (1962), Trini Lopez (1963), Jay & the Americans (1963), Sammy Davis Jr (1964), Everly Brothers (1965), Albert King (1967) and Muddy Waters (1979)


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