Keely Smith Sings the John Lennon—Paul McCartney Songbook

Keely Smith Sings the John Lennon—Paul McCartney Songbook is an album by the American singer Keely Smith of music written by the songwriting partnership of John Lennon and Paul McCartney.[1][2] The album was successful in the United Kingdom.[3]

Keely Smith Sings the John Lennon—Paul McCartney Songbook
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Studio album by
Released1964
Recorded1964
GenrePop music
LabelReprise R-6142
ProducerJimmy Bowen
Keely Smith chronology
The Intimate Keely Smith
(1964)
Keely Smith Sings the John Lennon—Paul McCartney Songbook
(1964)
That Old Black Magic
(1965)

ReceptionEdit

The initial Billboard magazine review from November 14, 1964 commented that Smith's "distinct handling of the especially arranged tunes makes her come through with flying colors...Lennon and McCartney will love her for this".[4]

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

  1. "If I Fell" – 3:05
  2. "This Girl" – 2:25
  3. "Please Please Me" – 2:48
  4. "And I Love Him" – 2:51
  5. "A World Without Love" – 3:17
  6. "She Loves You" – 3:14
  7. "A Hard Day's Night" – 3:09
  8. "Do You Want to Know a Secret?" – 2:46
  9. "Can't Buy Me Love" – 2:17
  10. "All My Loving" – 3:05
  11. "I Want to Hold Your Hand" – 3:03
  12. "P.S. I Love You" – 2:41

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Keely Smith - Keely Smith Sings the John Lennon—Paul McCartney Songbook at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved 5 July 2017.
  2. ^ Keely Smith Sings the Beatles at AllMusic
  3. ^ Tom Clavin (2010). That Old Black Magic: Louis Prima, Keely Smith, and the Golden Age of Las Vegas. Chicago Review Press. p. 201. ISBN 978-1-56976-813-6.
  4. ^ Nielsen Business Media, Inc. (14 November 1964). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. p. 31. ISSN 0006-2510.

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