Chart Position: 4

  • This is the ‘b’ side of ‘I Feel Fine’ (1964)
  • Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  • Lead vocals: Paul McCartney
  • Guitar: John Lennon, George Harrison
  • Keyboards: George Martin
  • Produced by George Martin
  • Recorded in London U.K.
  • The guitar riff on Sir Douglas Quintet’s ‘She’s About a Woman’ (1965) was taken from this song
  • The use of the phrase “turn me on” was a direct reference to marijuana, the first such reference (but not the last) in a Beatles song
  • Later recorded by Hollyridge Strings (1965), Jimmie Haskell (1965),  George Chakiris (1965), Boomerangs (1965), Charles River Valley Boys (1966), Challengers (1966), Noel Harrison (1966), Jose Feliciano (1969), Mirza Men (1969), Jeff Beck (1975), Inmates (1987), Scritti Politti (1991), Paul McCartney (1991), Beatles Revival Band (1992), Rudy Rotta Band (2001), Coverbeats (2010), Olympic (2014) and many others

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