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Songs that appeared in the Beatles’ film “A Hard Day’s Night”

Day 271: “You Can’t Do That”

When was it recorded?   Feb. 25 (and May 22), 1964

When was it first released, and on which album?   Mar. 20, 1964 as the B-side to “Can’t Buy Me Love” (later on “A Hard Day’s Night”)

Who wrote it?   Lennon

Have I heard this song before?   Yes

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Day 243: “This Boy”

When was it recorded?   Oct. 17, 1963

When was it first released, and on which album?   Nov. 29, 1963 as the B-side to “I Want to Hold Your Hand”

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

Have I heard this song before?   No

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Day 126: “I’m Happy Just to Dance with You”

When was it recorded?  Mar. 1, 1964

When was it first released, and on which album?  Jun. 10, 1964 on “A Hard Day’s Night”

Who wrote it?  Lennon/McCartney

Have I heard this song before?  Yep yep

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