A BEATLES' HARD-DIE'S SITE

Unreleased Songs By The Beatles, 1960-1961

Listing all unreleased Beatles songs, arranged in order of the year they were written (Beatles compositions) or when they were first performed (cover songs).

LEGEND for available Beatles recordings
STUDIO: Studio outtake. A copy resides in the EMI archives.
DEMO: Home demo.
BBC: Recorded for the British Broadcasting Corporation. Recording date is indicated unless otherwise noted.
GBS: Get Back sessions, recorded at Twickenham Film Studios / Apple Studios, January 2-31, 1969.
LIVE: Live recording.
DECCA: Demo recorded for Decca Records.

LEGEND for unavailable Beatles recordings
BBCx: Recorded for the British Broadcasting Corporation, not aired.
LIVEx: Performed live, unavailable (specific years are indicated in brackets).
STUDIOx: Studio outtake. Tape destroyed.

LEGEND for official releases
Format: Title, year of release (catalogue number)



1960

All Over Again (Cash)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

Almost Grown (Berry)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
GBS - January 8 & 24, 1969

Apache (Lordan)
LIVEx (1960)

Baby Blue (Vincent/Jones)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
GBS – January 9, 1969

(Baby) Hully Gully (Smith/Goldsmith)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

Because I Know You Love Me So (Lennon/McCartney)
GBS – January 3, 1969*
*Released in edited form on:
CD: Let It Be... Naked, 2003 (Apple/Capitol CDP 7243 5 95227 2 2)

Begin The Beguine (Porter)
LIVEx (1960)
GBS – January 23, 1969

Better Luck Next Time (Berlin)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

Can’t Believe You Wanna Leave (Price)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

Carol (Berry)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – July 2, 1963*
GBS – January 22, 1969
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Cathy’s Clown (Everly/Everly)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
GBS – January 24, 1969

Clarabella (Pingatore)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – July 2, 1963*
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Coquette (Lombardo/Green/Kahn)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

Corrine, Corrina (trad. arr. McCoy/Chatman/Williams/Parish)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

Crackin’ Up (McDaniel)
LIVEx (1960-1961)
GBS – January 3, 1969

Crying, Waiting, Hoping (Holly)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
DECCA – January 1, 1962
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – July 16, 1963*
GBS – January 29, 1969
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Dance In The Street (Davis/Welch)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

Darktown Strutters Ball (Brooks)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

Don’t Forbid Me (Singleton)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Crying (Greene)
LIVEx (1960)
GBS – January 26, 1969

Down The Line (Orbison/Price)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

España Cañi (Spanish Gypsy Dance) (Marquina)
LIVEx (1960)

A Fool For You (Charles)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

Fools Like Me (Clement/Maddux)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
GBS – January 6 & 8, 1969

Glad All Over (Schroeder/Tepper/Bennett)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – July 16, 1963*
BBC Saturday Club – July 30, 1963
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Gone, Gone, Gone (Perkins)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
GBS – January 7, 1969

Good Golly Miss Molly (Blackwell/Marascalco)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

Great Balls Of Fire (Hammer/Blackwell)
LIVEx (1960-1961)
GBS – January 26, 1969

Hallelujah, I Love Her So (Charles)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
DEMO – April, 1960*
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 25, 1962**
GBS – January 21, 1969
*Released in edited form on:
CD: Anthology 1, 1995 (EMI CDP 7243 8 34445 2)
**Released on:
LP: Live! At The Star-Club, 1977 (Atlantic/Lingasong LS-2-7001)

Harry Lime (Third Man Theme) (Karas/Lord)
LIVEx (1960)
LIVE Liverpool, England – December 7, 1963
GBS – January 3, 1969

Heavenly (Twitty/Nance)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

He’ll Have To Go (Allison/Allison)
LIVEx (1960)

Hey Ba-Ba-Re-Bop (Hamner/Hampton)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

Hey, Good Lookin’ (Williams)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
GBS – January 31, 1969

Honey Hush (Turner)
LIVEx (1960)
GBS – January 8 & 9, 1969

The Honeymoon Song (Theodorakis/Sansom)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – July 16, 1963*
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

A House With Love In It (Lippman/Dee)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

How High The Moon (Lewis/Hamilton)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

I Don’t Care (If The Sun Don’t Shine) (David)
LIVEx (1960)

I Forgot To Remember To Forget (Kesler/Feathers)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
LIVE Cavern Club, Liverpool – July, 1962
BBC From Us To You – May 1, 1964*
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

I Got A Woman (Charles/Richards)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – July 16, 1963*
BBC Saturday Club – March 31, 1964
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

I Remember (Cochran/Capehart)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

I Will Always Be In Love With You (Ruby/Green/Stept)
LIVEx (1960-1961)
DEMO – April, 1960

I’ll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin’) (Autry/Wakely)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

I’ll Wait Till Tomorrow (Lennon/McCartney)
GBS – January 3, 1969

I’m Gonna Be A Wheel Someday (Bartholomew/Hayes/Domino)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

I’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Cry (Over You) (Thomas/Biggs)
LIVEx (1960-1963)LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 25, 1962*
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – July 16, 1963**
*Released on:
LP: Live! At The Star-Club, 1977 (Atlantic/Lingasong LS-2-7001)
**Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

I’m In Love Again (Domino/Bartholomew)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

I’ve Been Thinking That You Love Me (Lennon/McCartney)
GBS - January 3, 1969

I’ve Just Fallen For Someone (Askew/Lennon)
Released by Adam Faith on:
LP: Adam Faith, 1961 (UK: Parlophone PMC 1162)
Released by Darren Young (Johnny Gentle) on:
45: “My Tears Will Turn To Laughter”/“I’ve Just Fallen For Someone”, 1962 (UK: Parlophone R 4919)

It Doesn’t Matter Anymore (Anka)
LIVEx (1960)

It’s A Long Way To Tipperary (Judge/Williams)
LIVEx (1960)

It’s Now Or Never (DiCapua/Schroeder/Gold/Capurro)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
LIVE Twickenham Film Studios, Twickenham – September 4, 1968

Jambalaya (On The Bayou) (Williams)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

Just Because (Shelton/Shelton/Robin)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

Little Queenie (Berry)
LIVEx (1960-1963)
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 28, 1962*
GBS – January 21, 1969
*Released on:
LP: Live! At The Star-Club, 1977 (Atlantic/Lingasong LS-2-7001)

Love Of The Loved (McCartney)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
DECCA – January 1, 1962
DEMO (acoustic) – 1963
Released by Cilla Black on:
45: “Love Of The Loved”/“Shy Of Love”, 1963 (UK: Parlophone R 5065)

Love Me Tender (Presley/Matson)
LIVEx (1960-1961)
Vocal by Stuart Sutcliffe

Love Of My Life (Bryant/Bryant)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

Memphis, Tennessee (Berry)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
DECCA – January 1, 1962
BBC Teenager's Turn (Here We Go) – March 7, 1962
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – June 1, 1963
BBC Saturday Club – June 24, 1963
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – July 10, 1963*
BBC Saturday Club – September 7, 1963
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Midnight Shift (Lee/Ainsworth)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

Milk Cow Blues (Arnold)
LIVEx (1960)
GBS – January 21, 1969

Miss Ann (Johnson/Penniman)
LIVEx (1960-1961)
GBS – January 26, 1969

Nothin’ Shakin’ (But The Leaves On The Trees) (Colacrai/Fontaine/Lampert/Cleveland)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 28, 1962*
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – July 10, 1963**
*Released on:
LP: Live! At The Star-Club, 1977 (Atlantic/Lingasong LS-2-7001)
**Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Ooh! My Soul (Penniman)
LIVEx (1960-1963)
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – August 1, 1963*
GBS – January 30, 1969
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Over The Rainbow (Harburg/Arlen)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
DEMO – July, 1963


Peaches And Cream (Williams)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

Red Sails In The Sunset (Kennedy/Williams)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 25, 1962*
*Released on:
LP: Live! At The Star-Club, 1977 (Atlantic/Lingasong LS-2-7001)

Reelin’ And Rockin’ (Berry)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

Sabre Dance (Khachaturian/Roberts/Lester/Wilson)
LIVEx (1960)
GBS – January 3, 1969

San Francisco Bay Blues (Fuller)
LIVEx (1960-1961)
GBS – January 14, 1969

Say Mama (Meeks/Earl)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

September Song (Anderson/Weill)
LIVEx (1960)

Shakin’ All Over (Kidd/Heath)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

Shimmy Shimmy (Massey/Schubert)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
LIVE Cavern Club, Liverpool – July, 1962
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 25, 1962*
*Released on:
LP: Live! At The Star-Club, 1977 (Atlantic/Lingasong LS-2-7001)

Shout (Isley/Isley/Isley)
LIVEx (1960-1961)
STUDIO Around The Beatles – April 19, 1964
GBS – January 7, 8 & 21, 1969

Stay (Williams)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

Sticks And Stones (Turner)
LIVEx (1960-1961)
GBS – January 28, 1969

Teenage Heaven (Cochran/Capehart)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

Thirty Days (Berry)
LIVEx (1960-1961)
GBS – January 6 & 7, 1969

Three Steps To Heaven (Cochran)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

Three-Thirty Blues (Hazlewood/Eddy)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

Time Will Bring You Everything (Vincent/Peak)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

To Know Her Is To Love Her (Spector)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
DECCA – January 1, 1962
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 28, 1962*
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – July 16, 1963**
*Released on:
LP: Live! At The Star-Club, 1977 (Atlantic/Lingasong LS-2-7001)
**Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Tonight Is So Right For Love (Wayne/Silver)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

True Love (Porter)
LIVEx (1960)
GBS – January 8, 1969

Tutti Frutti (Penniman/LaBostrie)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

Too Much Monkey Business (Berry)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
BBC Saturday Club – March 16, 1963
BBC Side By Side – April 4, 1963
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – June 1, 1963
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – September 3, 1963*
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Vacation Time (Berry)
LIVEx (1960-1961)
GBS – January 29, 1969

Walk Don’t Run (Smith)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

The Wayward Wind (Lebowsky/Newman)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

Wedding Bells (Fain/Kahal/Raskin)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

Weep No More My Baby (Arnette/O’Dell/Murphy/Paterno)
LIVEx (1960-1961)

Well… (Baby Please Don’t Go) (Ward)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

What’d I Say (Charles)
LIVEx (1960-1962)
GBS – January 7 & 24, 1969

Wild Cat (Schroeder/Gold)
LIVEx (1960-1961)
DEMO – April, 1960

The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise (Lockhart/Seitz/Bell)
LIVEx (1960)
DEMO – April, 1960

Won’t You Please Say Goodbye (Lennon/McCartney)
GBS – January 3, 1969

Yakety Yak (Leiber/Stoller)
LIVEx (1960)

You Are My Sunshine (Davis/Mitchell)
LIVEx (1960)
LIVE Rishikesh, India – February 29, 1968
GBS – January 21, 1969

You Don’t Understand Me (Massey)
LIVEx (1960-1962)

(You’re So Square) Baby I Don’t Care (Leiber/Stoller)
LIVEx (1960-1961)
GBS – January 7, 1969

Cayenne Pepper (McCartney)*
Cold As Ice (Lennon/McCartney)
Come On People (Lennon/McCartney)
(instrumental jams)
I Don’t Know (Lennon/McCartney)
Some Days (Lennon/McCartney)
That’s When Your Heartaches Begin (Raskin/Brown/Fisher)
Well Darling (Lennon/McCartney)
You Must Write Everyday (Lennon/McCartney)
You’ll Be Mine (Lennon/McCartney)*
DEMO – April, 1960
*Released in edited form on:
CD: Anthology 1, 1995 (EMI CDP 7243 8 34445 2)



1961

Are You Lonesome Tonight (Turk/Handman)
LIVEx (1961)

Besame Mucho (Velazquez/Shaftel/Skylar)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
DECCA – January 1, 1962
STUDIO – June 6, 1962*
BBC Here We Go – June 11, 1962
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 25, 1962**
GBS – January 29, 1969
*Released in edited form on:
CD: Anthology 1, 1995 (EMI CDP 7243 8 34445 2)
**Released on:
LP: Live! At The Star-Club, 1977 (Atlantic/Lingasong LS-2-7001)

Buzz Buzz A Diddle-It (Slay/Crewe)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

Everybody’s Ever Got Somebody Caring (Sutcliffe)
Ooh, Ooh, Ooh (Sutcliffe)
Yea Cos Your A Sure Fire Bet To Win My Lips (Sutcliffe)
From Sutcliffe’s handwritten lyrics, 1961

Falling In Love Again (Can’t Help It) (Hollander/Lerner)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 25, 1962*
*Released on:
LP: Live! At The Star-Club, 1977 (Atlantic/Lingasong LS-2-7001)

Fool Number One (Fulton)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

The Hippy Hippy Shake (Romero)
LIVEx (1961-1963)
LIVE Cavern Club, Liverpool – July, 1962
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 31, 1962*
BBC Saturday Club – March 16, 1963
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – May 24, 1963
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – July 10, 1963**
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – September 3, 1963
BBC Saturday Club – January 7, 1964
GBS – January 3, 1969
*Released on:
LP: Live! At The Star-Club, 1977 (Atlantic/Lingasong LS-2-7001)
**Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Hit The Road Jack (Mayfield)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

I Feel So Bad (Willis)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

I Got To Find My Baby (Berry)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – June 1, 1963*
BBC Saturday Club – June 24, 1963
GBS – January 29, 1969
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

I Just Don’t Understand (Wilkin/Westberry)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – July 16, 1963*
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

I’ll Be On My Way (Lennon/McCartney)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
BBC Side By Side – April 4, 1963*
Released by Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas on:
45: “Do You Want To Know A Secret”/“I’ll Be On My Way”, 1963 (US: Liberty 55586, UK: Parlophone R 5023)
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

I’m Henry The Eighth I Am (Murray/Weston)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

In A Shanty In Old Shanty Town (Little/Young/Siras)
LIVEx (1961)

It’s Late (Burnette)
LIVEx (1961)

Leave My Kitten Alone (John/Turner/McDougal)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
STUDIO – August 14, 1964*
*Released on:
CD: Anthology 1, 1995 (EMI CDP 7243 8 34445 2)

Livin’ Lovin’ Wreck (Blackwell)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

Lonesome Tears In My Eyes (Burnette/Burnette/Burlison/Mortimer)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – July 10, 1963*
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Love Love Love (McRae/Wyche/David)
LIVEx (1961)

Mailman, Bring Me No More Blues (Robert/Katz/Clayton)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
GBS – January 2 & 29*, 1969
*Released in edited form on:
CD: Anthology 3, 1996 (EMI CDP 7243 8 34451 2)

(Marie’s The Name Of) His Latest Flame (Pomus/Shuman)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

Mess Around (Nugetre)
LIVEx (1961)

Mighty Man (Jones)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

More Than I Can Say (Allison/Curtis)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

Runaway (Crook/Westover/Shannon)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

Shimmy Like Kate (Piron)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

New Orleans (Guida/Royster)
LIVEx (1961)
GBS – January 21, 1969

One Track Mind (Rene/Lewis)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

Peanut Butter (Barnum/Cooper/Smith/Goldsmith)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

Quarter To Three (Barge/Guida/Anderson)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

Red Hot (Emerson)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 25, 1962

Road Runner (McDaniel)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 31, 1962

Save The Last Dance For Me (Pomus/Shuman)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
GBS – January 22 & 27, 1969

September In The Rain (Dubin/Warren)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
DECCA – January 1, 1962

The Sheik Of Araby (Smith/Snyder/Wheeler)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
DECCA – January 1, 1962*
*Released on:
CD: Anthology 1, 1995 (EMI CDP 7243 8 34445 2)

So How Come (No One Loves Me) (Bryant)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – July 10, 1963*
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Stand By Me (King/Leiber/Stoller/Jones/Glick)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
GBS – January 8 & 24, 1969

Sweeter Than You (Knight)
LIVEx (1961)

Take Good Care Of My Baby (Goffin/King)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
DECCA – January 1, 1962

Tell Me If You Can (Sheridan/McCartney)
Written in Hamburg, Germany, 1961

Thumbin’ A Ride (Leiber/Stoller)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

Time (Kaye/Springer)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

Watch Your Step (Parker)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
GBS – January 21, 1969

Wild In The Country (Peretti/Creatore/Weiss)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
Vocal by Pete Best

Will You Love Me Tomorrow? (Goffin/King)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

Wooden Heart (Twomey/Wise/Weisman/Kaempfert)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

Ya Ya (Robinson/Lewis/Dorsey)
LIVEx (1961-1962)

You Don’t Know What You Got (Hampton/Burton)
LIVEx (1961)

You Gave Me Peace Of Mind (trad. arr. Bracken)
LIVEx (1961)
Vocal by Stuart Sutcliffe

Your Feet’s Too Big (Benson/Fisher)
LIVEx (1961-1962)
LIVE Cavern Club, Liverpool – July, 1962
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 28, 1962*
*Released on:
LP: Live! At The Star-Club, 1977 (Atlantic/Lingasong LS-2-7001)

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