Label: Apple Records - 4KM-44304,Capitol Records - 4KM-44304 • Format: Cassette Single, Reissue XDR • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Pop • Style: Beat, Pop Rock
"I Want to Hold Your Hand" is a song by the English rock band the Beatles. Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and recorded in October , it was the first Beatles record to .
I Want To Hold Your Hand. ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’ was the first Beatles’ record to top both the UK and the US charts. It was also their first to be recorded on a 4-track, as opposed to the usual 2-track, tape machine. The Beatles had the song well rehearsed when they made the first of .
"I Want to Hold Your Hand" is a song by the English rock band the Beatles. Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and recorded on 17 October , it was the first Beatles record to be made using four-track equipment. With advance orders exceeding one million copies in the United Kingdom, "I Want to Hold Your Hand" would have gone straight to the top of the British record charts on its day of B-side: "This Boy" (UK), "I Saw Her Standing There" (US).
They came to America for the first time on February 7, , greeted at the airport by screaming fans. "I Want To Hold Your Hand" was the #1 song in the country at that time, and it stayed on top for seven weeks, until their next single, the re-released "She Loves You," replaced it. Conquering the US was, and still is, a big deal for British bands.
· The song was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney in the basement of Jane Asher ’s parents’ house in Wimpole Street, London. We wrote a lot of stuff together, one-on-one, eyeball to eyeball. Like in ‘I Want To Hold Your Hand’, I remember when we got the chord that made the song. We were in Jane Asher’s house, downstairs in the cellar playing on the piano at the same time.
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