Monthly Archives: August 2014

Day 192: “Please Mister Postman”

When was it recorded?   Jul. 30, 1963

When was it first released, and on which album?   Nov. 22, 1963 on “With the Beatles”

Who wrote it?   Robert Bateman, Georgia Dobbins, William Garrett, Freddie Gorman, and Brian Holland

Have I heard this song before?   Yes

What my research dug up:

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Day 190: “Penny Lane”

When was it recorded?   Dec. 29-30, 1996 and Jan. 4-17, 1967

When was it first released, and on which album?   Feb. 13, 1967 as a single (later on “Magical Mystery Tour”)

Who wrote it?   McCartney (with noteworthy contribution from Lennon)

Have I heard this song before?   Yes

What my research dug up:

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