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Encyclopedia > Baby's in Black
"Baby's in Black"
"Baby's in Black" cover
Song by The Beatles
from the album Beatles for Sale
Released December 4, 1964
Recorded Abbey Road August 11, 1964
Genre Rock
Length 2:02
Label EMI, Parlophone, Capitol
Writer(s) Lennon/McCartney
Producer(s) George Martin
Beatles for Sale track listing
I'm a Loser
(2)
"Baby's in Black"
(3)
Rock and Roll Music
(4)

"Baby's in Black" is a song by The Beatles, released in the United Kingdom on the 1964 album Beatles for Sale, and in the United States on Beatles '65. Unusually for The Beatles, the song has a 3/4 time signature, most commonly used on waltzes. The song's lyrics seem to be about Astrid Kirchherr, a friend and photographer of the band members during their tenure in Hamburg. She was especially close to Stuart Sutcliffe, and was distraught over his death. Cover of The Beatles album Beatles for Sale. ... A song is a relatively short musical composition for the human voice (commonly accompanied by other musical instruments), which features words (lyrics). ... The Beatles, an English musical group from Liverpool, are the most critically acclaimed, commercially successful popular music artists in history. ... Beatles for sale by The Beatles (side 1) - Parlophone yellow and black label Beatles for Sale was The Beatles fourth album, released in late 1964 and produced by George Martin for Parlophone. ... December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... The legendary recording studio Abbey Road Studios, created in November of 1931 by EMI in London, is best known as the legendary recording studio used by the rock bands The Beatles, Cliff Richard, Pink Floyd and The Shadows. ... August 11 is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Rock is a form of popular music from the mid 20th century which typically features a vocal melody (often with vocal harmony) that is supported by accompaniment of electric guitars, a bass guitar, and drums, often with a strong back beat. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The EMI Group is a major record label, based in Kensington in London, in the United Kingdom. ... Parlophone is a record label which was founded in Germany prior to World War I by the Carl Lindstrom Company. ... Capitol Records is a major United States-based record label, owned by EMI. // The Capitol Records company was founded by the songwriter Johnny Mercer in 1942, with the financial help of movie producer Buddy DeSylva and the business acumen of Glenn Wallichs, (1910-1971) (owner of Music City, at the... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... The songwriting credit Lennon/McCartney appears on all Beatles songs that were written by John Lennon and/or Paul McCartney without the aid of the other two Beatles, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes . ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Beatles for sale by The Beatles (side 1) - Parlophone yellow and black label Beatles for Sale was The Beatles fourth album, released in late 1964 and produced by George Martin for Parlophone. ... Im a Loser is a song by The Beatles originally released on Beatles for Sale (on Beatles 65 in the US). ... Rock and Roll Music is a song written and originally recorded by Chuck Berry which became a hit single in 1957, and was later covered by many artists, notably The Beatles. ... The Beatles, an English musical group from Liverpool, are the most critically acclaimed, commercially successful popular music artists in history. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Beatles for sale by The Beatles (side 1) - Parlophone yellow and black label Beatles for Sale was The Beatles fourth album, released in late 1964 and produced by George Martin for Parlophone. ... Beatles 65 was the Beatles fourth Capitol release, but sixth American album. ... The time signature (also known as meter signature) is a notational device used in Western musical notation to specify how many beats are in each bar and what note value constitutes one beat. ... The waltz (G.: Walzer, It. ... Astrid Kirchherr (b. ... Hamburgs motto: May the posterity endeavour with dignity to conserve the freedom, which the forefathers acquired. ... A self portrait by Sutcliffe. ...


In 1996, A live version of "Baby's in Black" was released as a b-side to the second (and final) Beatles "reunion" single, "Real Love". 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... In recorded music, the terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 7 inch vinyl records on which singles have been released since the 1950s. ... Real Love is a song originally written and performed as a demo by John Lennon, later redone by the remaining members of The Beatles in late 1995. ...


Trivia

Lennon and McCartney sang their vocal parts simultaneously through the same microphone. This was done at their own insistence in order to achieve a closer feel to the performance. The name Lennon can refer to one of several individuals or groups. ... McCartney (a variant of Macartney or MacCartney) is a surname that originated in Ireland. ...


McCartney was subsequently contacted by their music publisher in 1964 enquiring as to which melody line was the main tune (i.e. Paul's higher or John's lower melody). McCartney later said that he told the publisher they were both the main melody.

The Beatles
Singles (UK)

1962: Love Me Do | 1963: Please Please Me | From Me to You | She Loves You | I Want to Hold Your Hand | 1964: Can't Buy Me Love | I Feel Fine | A Hard Day's Night | 1965: Ticket to Ride | Help! | Day Tripper | We Can Work It Out | 1966: Paperback Writer | Eleanor Rigby | Yellow Submarine | 1967: Strawberry Fields Forever | Penny Lane | All You Need Is Love | Hello, Goodbye | 1968: Lady Madonna | Hey Jude | 1969: Get Back | Don't Let Me Down | Ballad of John and Yoko | Something | Come Together | 1970: Let It Be The Beatles, an English musical group from Liverpool, are the most critically acclaimed, commercially successful popular music artists in history. ... Love Me Do is an early Lennon-McCartney song, mainly written by Paul McCartney in 1961-2. ... Please Please Me is the second single released from the Beatles first album, Please Please Me. ... From Me To You is the name of the hit song written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and released by their band, the Beatles, as a single in 1963. ... She Loves You is a hit song written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, originally recorded by The Beatles for release as a single in 1963. ... I Want to Hold Your Hand is the name of the hit 1963 Beatles song written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney that led the British Invasion of the United States music charts. ... {{Single infobox | Name = Cant Buy Me Love | Cover = Youcantbuy. ... I Feel Fine is the name of a song written by John Lennon (although credited to Lennon-McCartney) and released in 1964 by The Beatles as the A side of their seventh UK single. ... A Hard Days Night sold over one million copies within just five weeks of its release as a single in the United States. ... Ticket To Ride is the title of a 1965 song by the 1960s pop/rock band The Beatles. ... Help! is a song by The Beatles. ... A day-tripper is a person who visits a tourist destination, tourist attraction, or visitor attraction from home and returns there on the same day - in other words this excursion does not involve a night away from home. ... We Can Work It Out is a song written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon and released by The Beatles as a double A-sided single with Day Tripper. The song is a classic instance of true Lennon-McCartney collaboration, its authors meeting more closely in a single song only... Paperback Writer is a song written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon and released by The Beatles on the A side of their eleventh single. ... Eleanor Rigby is a song by The Beatles, originally released on the album Revolver by EMI/Parlophone Records. ... Yellow Submarine is a 1966 song by The Beatles and a 1968 animated United Artists film based on the music of The Beatles. ... Strawberry Fields Forever is the title of a 1967 song recorded by The Beatles. ... Penny Lane is the title of a song by The Beatles, written by Paul McCartney, recorded during the Sgt. ... All You Need Is Love is a song written by John Lennon (with contributions from Paul McCartney) and first performed by The Beatles on Our World, the first ever live global television link. ... ... Lady Madonna is a song by The Beatles. ... Hey Jude is a ballad recorded by The Beatles at Trident Studios. ... Get Back sessions, see Let It Be (album). ... Dont Let Me Down is a song by The Beatles, recorded in 1969 for the Get Back album. ... Ballad of John and Yoko is written by John Lennon. ... big tits! Look up something in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Come Together is a song by the rock band The Beatles. ... Let It Be is a song written by Paul McCartney (but credited to Lennon-McCartney when released) and produced by The Beatles. ...


After 1970: Yesterday (1976) | Back in the USSR (1976) | Sgt.Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978) | The Beatles Movie Medley (1982) | Baby It's You (1995) | Free as a Bird (1995) | Real Love (1996) The song Yesterday was originally recorded by The Beatles for their album Help! in 1965. ... Back in the U.S.S.R. is a song by The Beatles written by Paul McCartney (John Lennon shares songwriting credits), and which opens the double-disc album The Beatles (a. ... Sgt. ... The Beatles Movie Medley was a compilation of snippets from various Beatles songs. ... Baby Its You is the title of several songs: Baby Its You is a song composed by Barney Williams, Hal David, and Burt Bacharach. ... Free As A Bird is a song, single and video released by The Beatles in December 1995 as part of their reunion and promotion around the release of the video documentary Anthology and their Anthology 1 compilation album. ... Real Love is a song originally written and performed as a demo by John Lennon, later re-worked by the three remaining members (Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr) of The Beatles in late 1995. ...

B-sides (UK)

1962: P.S. I Love You | 1963: Ask Me Why | I'll Get You | Thank You Girl | 1964: Baby's in Black | I Don't Want to Spoil the Party | She's a Woman | This Boy | You Can't Do That | 1965: I'm Down | Yes It Is | 1966: Rain | 1967: Baby You're a Rich Man | I Am the Walrus | 1968: The Inner Light | Revolution | 1969: Old Brown Shoe | Come Together | 1970: You Know My Name (Look up the Number) P.S. I Love You is a Lennon-McCartney song recorded by the Beatles and released on October 5, 1962 as the B-side of their Love Me Do single. ... Ask Me Why is a song by The Beatles from their album Please Please Me. ... Ill Get You is a Beatles song. ... Thank you girl was written for the beatles girl-fans ... I Dont Want to Spoil the Party is a song by the Beatles on the album Beatles for Sale. ... Shes a Woman is a song by the Beatles. ... This Boy is a song by the UK rock band The Beatles. ... You Cant Do That is a song by The Beatles released as the B-side of the single Cant Buy Me Love, and was on the album A Hard Days Night. ... Im Down is a Beatles B-Side heavily influenced by Ray Charless Whatd I Say. Paul McCartney sang lead and played bass, George Harrison played lead guitar, Ringo Starr played drums and John Lennon added a Hammond organ. ... Yes It Is is a Beatles B-Side, backing the number one single Ticket To Ride. It is distinctive, along with This Boy as a fine example of The Beatles luscious three part vocal harmonies. ... Rain is the title of a 1966 song done by The Beatles. ... Baby Youre a Rich Man is a song by the Beatles recorded on May 11, 1967 at Olympic Sound Studios, 1st song recorded and mixed completely outside Abbey Road Studios. ... I Am the Walrus is a 1967 Beatles song, written by John Lennon and credited to Lennon-McCartney. ... The Inner Light is a song written by George Harrison that was first released by the Beatles as a B-side to Lady Madonna. It is also available on the Beatles compilation albums Rarities and Past Masters, Volume Two. ... Revolution is a song by The Beatles, written primarily by John Lennon and attributed to Lennon-McCartney. ... Old Brown Shoe is a song written by George Harrison that was first released by the Beatles as a B-side to The Ballad of John and Yoko. It is also available on the Beatles compilation albums The Beatles 1967-1970, Hey Jude and Past Masters, Volume Two. ... Come Together is a song by the rock band The Beatles. ... You Know My Name (Look Up the Number) was issued as the B-side of The Beatles single Let It Be on 6 March 1970. ...

Singles and B-sides (US)

1964: Twist and Shout | Eight Days a Week | 1965: Yesterday / Act Naturally | 1970: The Long and Winding Road Twist and Shout is a song written by Phil Medley and Bert Russell. ... Eight Days A Week is a song written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, which was recorded by The Beatles and released on their December 1964 album Beatles For Sale. ... The song Yesterday was originally recorded by The Beatles for their album Help! in 1965. ... Act Naturally is a song originally recorded by Buck Owens and covered by The Beatles on the album Help! The Beatles version is sung by Ringo Starr and was performed by the band on The Ed Sullivan Show. ... The Long and Winding Road is a pop ballad written by Paul McCartney that originally appeared on the Beatles album Let It Be. ...


After 1970: Got to Get You into My Life (1976) Got To Get You Into My Life is a song by The Beatles on the album Revolver. ...

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