Or… it could be an unfinished infinitive waiting for a following verb. And really, that is where George Harrison was when he penned this song. Recently returned from a trip to India where he had begun sitar studies under Ravi Shankar and the study of the Hindu religion, George was an excited newbie. He was completely enthusiastic, but green — an amazed young man muddling through the murky waters of a complex, new faith and an equally complex mode of musical expression. George was a bit overcome. Recently married to Pattie Boyd, George wanted to make this song a love ballad for his wife.
Here are the 15 best Beatles loves songs of all time, along with quotes from our favorite lyrics.
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Initially the song was mooted as a possible a-side, a notion that Richards quickly dismissed. The first was for the 26 October edition of Here We Go , which was recorded the previous day. It was taped on 27 November and broadcast on 4 December It was recorded on 17 June and broadcast on 25 June.
It's been over half a century since The Beatles took America by storm when their first record, "Love Me Do", was released on October 5, , and the Fab Four and their music are still very much in our hearts. Romantic quotes from their heart-warming lyrics resonate with us as much now as they did in the 60s, so much so that, even more than 50 years later, the Beatles' music continues to influence the best artists and song lyricists of the modern era. Some of their songs are so unbelievably romantic that it's enough to make any girl swoon as soon as she hears the longing and passion with which they can sing about that greatest of forces: love. Chances are good you've even been to a wedding where they played some of their music during the reception! They wrote and recorded a canonical songs plus many covers of their favorites songs by others in their decade together. This lengthy list makes picking a favorite love song hard, but there are some that certainly stand out more than others and are recognized as some of the most brilliant, lovely pieces of music ever written. No matter how many times you hear it, a list of love songs simply isn't complete without this splendid song and reminder. For the woman who can make any man swoon.
I Love You " is a song recorded by English rock band the Beatles in Producer George Martin had booked session drummer Andy White as a replacement for Pete Best , whom he considered not technically good enough for recording purposes; Martin had been unaware that the other Beatles had already replaced Pete Best with Ringo Starr , who attended the session and plays maracas on the song. White was a freelance show band and session drummer, and gave the recording a lightweight cha cha treatment. Martin was not present at the session; in his absence, it was run by Ron Richards. Richards told the group that the song could not be the A-side of their single because of an earlier song with the same title : "I was originally a music publishing man, a plugger, so I knew someone had done a record with that title. I said to Paul, 'You can have it as B-side, but not an A-side. Written in spring ,  while Paul McCartney was in Hamburg , this song is sometimes considered to be a dedication to his then-girlfriend Dot Rhone. I Love You" saying:. It's just an idea for a song really, a theme song based on a letter, like the Paperback Writer idea. It was pretty much mine.