HELLO LITTLE GIRL

Latest update on 14/02/2014

Artist: Beatles
Author: John Lennon/Paul McCartney
Label: Decca-files/Apple
Year: 1962

During their Decca audition on a cold first of January with Pete Best on drums. See also Like Dreamers Do. First Beatles song John cowrote. On Anthology I. A Quarrymen recording also survived, taped by Paul's brother Mike at the McCartney family home in '60.

Covers:

1963:

Gerry & The Pacemakers

1963:

Fourmost [in Abbey Road, produced by George Martin; top 10 UK]

1964:

Sheila [as Hello petite fille]

The Decca audition version by The Beatles is the original, but the first released version was by The Fourmost. There was an older version cut by Gerry & The Pacemakers, but that wasn't released until the early nineties. In October '57 another Hello Little Girl came out in America, by Lloyd Price on KRC, with "I wanna hold your hand" in the lyrics!

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