The Smithereens Love Me Do & P.S. I Love You 45rpm 7" Vinyl
The Smithereens Love Me Do & P.S. I Love You 45rpm 7" Vinyl The Smithereens Love Me Do & P.S. I Love You 45rpm 7" Vinyl
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Tollie
Size: 7"
Additional Artists: Andy White
Format: 45RPM,

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The Smithereens Love Me Do & P.S. I Love You 45rpm 7" Vinyl

The Smithereens

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SKU:
SBVLP9562-45
UPC:
708535795827

Limited Edition 45rpm Vinyl Single - Only 1000 Copies!
The First Smithereens Single In Over 26 Years!
Featuring Beatles Session Drummer Andy White!

The Story Of The Beatles' 1st Single And The Smithereens Re-Creation

On September 11th, 1962, Scottish session Drummer Andy White was called to EMI Studios at 3 Abbey Road in London. Producer George Martin did not approve of Ringo Starr's drumming for studio work. It was the norm at that time to have a specialist studio drummer who knew the ways of studio work. Starr was relegated to laying tambourine on "Love Me Do" while White played his drum kit. "P.S. I Love You" was also recorded during this session with White playing a "lightweight cha-cha-chá beat" on bongos rather than drums. White says he was paid £5 for the session and 10 shillings for bringing his drum kit, and did not earn any royalties from the sale of the records. This was the only time White played with the Beatles, bu it was enough to get him "into the history books", and the distinction of being one of the so-called "fifth Beatles". White said that on that day in the studio the only members of the Beatles he worked with were Paul McCartney and John Lennon, because they were the songwriters. "They didn't use any written music, and what I had to do was play the routines with them to get an idea what they wanted before we could even start recording."

Fast forward to 2008, Beatles expert Tom Frangione introduced White to the Smithereens. The band asked White to record with them on their next Beatles tribute album at their House of Vibes recording studio in Highland Park, NJ. "P.S. I Love You" was released late in 2008 on B-Sides the Beatles; "Love Me Do" was recorded, but not released until now.

Features

  • Limited Edition - Only 1000 Singles Pressed
  • 7" Vinyl Single
  • 45rpm
  • Original members Pat DiNizio, Mike Mesaros, Jim Bajak, Dennis Diken
  • Beatles session drummer Andy White who replaced Ringo on "P.S. I Love You" & "Love Me Do"
  • "Love Me Do" - lost track from 2008 sessions

Selections

Side A:

  1. Love Me Do

Side B:

  1. P.S. I Love You
Description

Limited Edition 45rpm Vinyl Single - Only 1000 Copies!
The First Smithereens Single In Over 26 Years!
Featuring Beatles Session Drummer Andy White!

The Story Of The Beatles' 1st Single And The Smithereens Re-Creation

On September 11th, 1962, Scottish session Drummer Andy White was called to EMI Studios at 3 Abbey Road in London. Producer George Martin did not approve of Ringo Starr's drumming for studio work. It was the norm at that time to have a specialist studio drummer who knew the ways of studio work. Starr was relegated to laying tambourine on "Love Me Do" while White played his drum kit. "P.S. I Love You" was also recorded during this session with White playing a "lightweight cha-cha-chá beat" on bongos rather than drums. White says he was paid £5 for the session and 10 shillings for bringing his drum kit, and did not earn any royalties from the sale of the records. This was the only time White played with the Beatles, bu it was enough to get him "into the history books", and the distinction of being one of the so-called "fifth Beatles". White said that on that day in the studio the only members of the Beatles he worked with were Paul McCartney and John Lennon, because they were the songwriters. "They didn't use any written music, and what I had to do was play the routines with them to get an idea what they wanted before we could even start recording."

Fast forward to 2008, Beatles expert Tom Frangione introduced White to the Smithereens. The band asked White to record with them on their next Beatles tribute album at their House of Vibes recording studio in Highland Park, NJ. "P.S. I Love You" was released late in 2008 on B-Sides the Beatles; "Love Me Do" was recorded, but not released until now.

Features

  • Limited Edition - Only 1000 Singles Pressed
  • 7" Vinyl Single
  • 45rpm
  • Original members Pat DiNizio, Mike Mesaros, Jim Bajak, Dennis Diken
  • Beatles session drummer Andy White who replaced Ringo on "P.S. I Love You" & "Love Me Do"
  • "Love Me Do" - lost track from 2008 sessions

Selections

Side A:

  1. Love Me Do

Side B:

  1. P.S. I Love You
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
4.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
7"
Artist
The Smithereens
Title
Love Me Do & P.S. I Love You
Composer
Additional Artists
Andy White
Record Weight
Record Speed
45RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
06-18-2020
Release Date
07-10-2020
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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