Editors’ Notes From the opening chords of "I Saw Her Standing There" to "Twist and Shout," The Beatles' debut highlights the group's live energy and songwriting strength. Recorded, edited, and mixed in just over 25 hours, the mood of the album is raw and exuberant. The explosive sound of Please Please Me, with its frequent yelps and handclaps, as well as the unusual selection of American songs they chose to cover on the album, emulates the energy of their early R&B and rock 'n' roll influences.

SONG
I Saw Her Standing There
1
2:52
 
Misery
2
1:48
 
Anna (Go to Him)
3
2:57
 
Chains
4
2:25
 
Boys
5
2:26
 
Ask Me Why
6
2:26
 
Please Please Me
7
2:00
 
Love Me Do
8
2:21
 
P.S. I Love You
9
2:04
 
Baby It's You
10
2:40
 
Do You Want to Know a Secret
11
1:57
 
A Taste of Honey
12
2:03
 
There's a Place
13
1:50
 
Twist and Shout
14
2:33
 
Please Please Me (Documentary)
15
3:48
 

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