A BEATLES' HARD-DIE'S SITE

Unreleased Songs By The Beatles, 1962-1964

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)




1962
Beautiful Dreamer (Foster)
LIVEx (1962-1963)
BBC Saturday Club – January 22, 1963

Bring It On Home To Me (Cooke)
LIVEx (1962)
GBS – January 3, 1969

Don’t Ever Change (Goffin/King)
LIVEx (1962)
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – August 1, 1963*
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream) (Walker)
LIVEx (1962)
BBC Teenager’s Turn (Here We Go) – March 7, 1962
LIVE Cavern Club, Liverpool – July, 1962

Hey! Baby (Channel/Cobb)
LIVEx (1962)
LIVE Cavern Club, Liverpool – July, 1962

Hey Let’s Twist (Glover/Dee/Levy)
LIVEx (1962)

How Do You Do It (Murray)
STUDIO – September 4, 1962*
LIVEx (1962)
*Released in edited form on:
CD: Anthology 1, 1995 (EMI CDP 7243 8 34445 2)

I Fancy Me Chances (Lennon/McCartney)
LIVEx (1962)
GBS – January 24, 1969*
*Released in edited form on:
CD: Let It Be... Naked, 2003 (Apple/Capitol CDP 7243 5 95227 2 2)

I Remember You (Mercer/Schertzinger)
LIVEx (1962)
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 25, 1962
Released on:
LP: Live! At The Star-Club, 1977 (Atlantic/Lingasong LS-2-7001)

If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody (Clark)
LIVEx (1962)
LIVE Cavern Club, Liverpool – July, 1962

I’m Talking About You (Berry)
LIVEx (1962)
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 25, 1962*
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 28, 1962
BBC Saturday Club – March 16, 1963
GBS – January 6, 10 & 25, 1969
*Released on:
LP: Live! At The Star-Club, 1977 (Atlantic/Lingasong LS-2-7001)

The Loco-Motion (Goffin/King)
LIVEx (1962-1963)

Love Is A Swingin’ Thing (Owens/Dixon/Denson)
LIVEx (1962)
GBS – January 24, 1969

Main Title Theme (The Man With The Golden Arm) (Bernstein)
LIVEx (1962)

Mama Said (Dixon/Denson)
LIVEx (1962)

Nobody But You (Bonner/Bonarrigo)
LIVEx (1962)

Open (Your Lovin’ Arms) (Knox)
LIVEx (1962)

Peppermint Twist (Dee/Glover)
LIVEx (1962)
Vocal by Pete Best

A Picture Of You (Beveridge/Oakman)
LIVEx (1962)
BBC Here We Go – June 11, 1962

Pinwheel Twist (Lennon/McCartney)
LIVEx (1962)

Reminiscing (Curtis)
LIVEx (1962-1963)
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 31, 1962

Sharing You (Goffin/King)
LIVEx (1962)
LIVE Cavern Club, Liverpool – July, 1962

Sheila (Roe)
LIVEx (1962-1963)
BBCx Here We Go – October 25, 1962
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 25, 1962*
*Released on:
LP: Live! At The Star-Club, 1977 (Atlantic/Lingasong LS-2-7001)

A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues (Thompson)
LIVEx (1962)
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – June 1, 1963
BBC Easy Beat – July 17, 1963
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – August 1, 1963*
GBS – January 7, 1969
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Skinny Minnie (Haley/Keefer/Gabler/Cafra)
STUDIOx Hamburg, Germany – April 23-27, 1962

Soldier Of Love (Lay Down Your Arms) (Cason/Moon)
LIVEx (1962)
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – July 2, 1963*
GBS – January 24, 1969
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Some Other Guy (Leiber/Stoller/Barrett)
LIVEx (1962-1963)
LIVE Liverpool, England – August 22, 1962
LIVE Liverpool, England – September 5, 1962
BBC Saturday Club – January 22, 1963
BBC Talent Spot – January 22, 1963
BBC Easy Beat – June 19, 1963*
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Theme For A Dream (Miller)
LIVEx (1962)

There’s No One In The Whole Wide World (Pavey/Schroeder)
LIVEx (1962)

Tip Of My Tongue (McCartney)
LIVEx (1962)
STUDIOx – November 26, 1962
Released by Tommy Quickly on:
45: «Tip Of My Tongue»/«Heaven Only Knows», 1963 (UK: Piccadilly 7N 35137)

What A Crazy World We’re Living In (Klein)
LIVEx (1962)

Where Have You Been (All My Life) (Mann/Weil)
LIVEx (1962)
LIVE Hamburg, Germany – December 28, 1962*
*Released on:
LP: Live! At The Star-Club, 1977 (Atlantic/Lingasong LS-2-7001)

When My Little Girl Is Smiling (Goffin/King)
LIVEx (1962)


1963
All I Want For Christmas Is A Beatle (Benton)
BBC Saturday Club – December 17, 1963

Bad To Me (Lennon)
DEMO – May, 1963
Released by Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas on:
45: «Bad To Me»/«I Call Your Name», 1963 (US: Liberty 55626, UK: Parlophone R 5049)

Chrimble Medley (arr. Lennon/McCartney)
BBC Saturday Club – December 17, 1963
Features «Shazam» (Eddy/Hazlewood)/«Love Me Do»/«Please Please Me»/«From Me To You»/«She Loves You»/«I Want To Hold Your Hand»/«Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer» (Marks)

Diamonds (Lordan)
LIVEx (1963)

From Us To You (Lennon/McCartney)
BBC From Us To You – December 18, 1963
BBC From Us To You – February 28, 1964*
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Happy Birthday To You (Hill/Hill)
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – June 1, 1963
BBC Saturday Club – September 7, 1963
BBC From Us To You – May 1, 1964

I’ll Keep You Satisfied (Lennon/McCartney)
Released by Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas on:
45: «I’ll Keep You Satisfied»/«I Know», 1963 (US: Liberty 55643, UK: Parlophone R 5073)

I’m In Love (Lennon)
DEMO – October, 1963
Released by the Fourmost on:
45: «I’m In Love»/«Respectable», 1963 (US: ATCO 6285, UK: Parlophone R 5078)

Keep Your Hands Off My Baby (Goffin/King)
LIVEx (1963)
BBC Saturday Club – January 22, 1963*
*Released on:
CD: Live at the BBC, 1994 (Capitol CDP 8 31796 2)

Let’s Stomp (Goldstein/Feldman/Gottehrer)
LIVEx (1963)

Moonlight Bay (Madden/Wenrich)
LIVE Elstree Studio Centre, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire – December 2, 1963*
*Released on:
CD: Anthology 1, 1995 (EMI CDP 7243 8 34445 2)

Pop Go The Beatles (trad. arr. Patrick)
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – May 24, 1963
BBC Pop Go The Beatles – July 2, 1963

Side By Side (Woods)
BBC Side By Side – April 1, 1963

Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport (Harris)
BBC From Us To You – December 18, 1963

Walk Right In (Cannon/Woods/Darling/Svanoe)
LIVEx (1963)

Waltzing Matilda (Patterson)
LIVE Royal Albert Hall, London – April 18, 1963

Rockin’ And Rollin’ (Lennon/McCartney)
Tammy Tell Me True (Squires)
Three Coins In A Fountain (Styne/Cahn)
DEMO – July, 1963


1964
Bouree (Bach)
LIVE Hotel Saint George, Wellington – June 23, 1964

From A Window (McCartney)
Released by Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas on:
45: «From A Window»/«Second To None», 1964 (US: Imperial 66051, UK: Parlophone R 5156)

I Don’t Want To See You Again (McCartney)
Released by Peter & Gordon on:
45: «I Don’t Want To See You Again»/«I Would Buy You Presents», 1964 (US: Capitol 5272, UK: Columbia DB 7356)

It’s For You (McCartney)
DEMO EMI Studios, England – June 3, 1964
Released by Cilla Black on:
45: «It’s For You»/«He Won’t Ask Me», 1964 (US: Capitol 5258, UK: Parlophone R 5162)

Nobody I Know (McCartney)
Released by Peter & Gordon on:
45: «Nobody I Know»/«You Don’t Have To Tell Me», 1964 (US: Capitol 5211, UK: Columbia DB 7292)

One And One Is Two (Lennon/McCartney)
DEMO – January, 1964
Released by the Strangers with Mike Shannon on:
45: «One And One Is Two»/«Time And The River», 1964 (UK: Phillips BF 1335)

Talking Guitar Blues (trad. arr. Tubb)
LIVE Deauville Hotel, Miami – February 21, 1964

White Christmas (Berlin)
LIVE Carnegie Hall, New York – February 12, 1964

Won’t You Be My Baby (Devlin/McCartney)
Released by Johnny Devlin & The Devils on:
45: «Won’t You Be My Baby», 1965 (Australia: RCA 101591)

You Know What To Do (Harrison)
DEMO EMI Studios, England – June 3, 1964*
*Released on:
CD: Anthology 1, 1995 (EMI CDP 7243 8 34445 2)


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