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The Beatles Dis-Covered

The Beatles released over twenty cover versions between 1962 and 1965. Can you decide whether these songs were originals or covers?
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Last updated: February 19, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 19, 2022
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1. She Loves You
Original
Cover
Lennon-McCartney original and a UK and US number 1
2. You've Really Got A Hold On Me
Original
Cover
Originally recorded by Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
3. Roll Over Beethoven
Original
Cover
First written and recorded by Chuck Berry
4. I Wanna Be Your Man
Original
Cover
Written by Lennon-McCartney, sung by Ringo, and covered by The Rolling Stones
5. Long Tall Sally
Original
Cover
A Little Richard original
6. Ticket To Ride
Original
Cover
A Lennon-McCartney song, famously covered by (amongst others) The Carpenters
7. Do You Want To Know A Secret?
Original
Cover
Written by Lennon-McCartney and a UK hit single for Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas
8. Please Mr Postman
Original
Cover
Previously a US Billboard No 1 for The Marvelettes
9. Words Of Love
Original
Cover
Originally written and performed by Buddy Holly
10. If I Needed Someone
Original
Cover
George Harrison song, The Hollies cover version reached the UK top 20
11. Dizzy Miss Lizzie
Original
Cover
Cover of a 1958 Larry Williams original
12. Rock And Roll Music
Original
Cover
1957 US top 10 hit for its writer, Chuck Berry
13. Michelle
Original
Cover
Beatles original which spawned numerous cover versions.
14. I Feel Fine
Original
Cover
Beatles original and a Number 1 around the world.
15. Twist And Shout
Original
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Originally recorded by The Top Notes but the more famous version was by The Isley Brothers in 1962.
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