-------------------------------------------------------------- THE BEATLES - LOVE ME DO (McCartney/Lennon) From PLEASE PLEASE ME album. Released on March, 22nd 1963. -------------------------------------------------------------- Tabbed by:PJVillanueva The first official Beatles single with EMI PARLOPHONE is a very simple three chord song with rather bare lyrics and purposely repetitive (I'd say almost jokingly repetitive), but it is also something "different", with a very precise and contagious rhytm , far from the bland and stale Mitch Murray's HOW DO YOU DO IT, which was intended as a first single for them. There was no need to insist on George Martin to give it a chance and although it only made #17 in the U.K., in spite of Brian Epstein supposedly ordering 10.000 copies for his NEMS shop in Liverpool to boost the record on the charts, curiosity stung and he took a liking for them because he saw that they showed an unmistakeable value as composers. We can hear the first version of the single, with Ringo playing drums, on THE BEATLES PAST MASTERS ONE, although the mix is much more obscure. Ringo's bass drum was sunk because it didn't match the bass and Paul's vocal part is much less confident (he sounds like a bundle of nerves). But this version from PLEASE PLEASE ME album (the one tabbed here) sounds much better. Andy White sat in on drums and Ringo played tambourine (Don't you think he beat it too hard'. Sure It must have been a hell of a time for him, although he gained due recognition finishing the album. Else, White would only contribute to P.S. I LOVE YOU and an unreleased version of PLEASE PLEASE ME). In this mix, guitars and harmonica come to light and Paul sings much better. John and George play both rhytm on their Gibson J-160's and they match it almost to perfection in a very studied way (they had five days to rehearse the song from the first try on June, 6th). Love, love me do. You know I love you, I'll always be true So please, love me do. Whoah, love me do. Love, love me do. You know I love you, I'll always be true, So please, love me do. Whoah, love me do. Someone to love, Somebody new. Someone to love, Someone like you. Love, love me do. You know I love you, I'll always be true, So please, love me do. Whoah, love me do. Love, love me do. You know I love you, I'll always be true, So please, love me do. Whoah, love me do. Yeah, love me do. Whoah, love me do. 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You know I love you, I'll always be true, So please, love me do. Whoa, love me do. HARMONICA SOLO (2nd MIDDLE EIGHT) 01:30 VERSE 4 (CODA) 01:49 Love, love me do. You know I love you, I'll always be true, So please, love me do. Whoa, love me do. Yeah, love me do. Whoah, love me do. B Bend R Release / Slide up \ Slide down H Hammer-on P Pull-off ~ Vibrato + Harmonic x Mute note . Play note like a dot in standard notation ^ Ties two notes together (. Pause
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