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A Hard Day's Night
The Beatles
Genre Rock
Written by John Lennon (credited to Lennon/McCartney)
Released 10 July 1964 (UK)

13 July 1964 (US)

Album A Hard Day's Night
Recorded 16 April 1964, EMI Studios, London
Length 2:32
Label Parlophone (UK)

Capitol (US)

Producer George Martin
A Hard Day's Night guide
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A Hard Day's Night is the opening track of the titular album, and was written and sung by John Lennon (credited to Lennon/McCartney).


The title is based off of one of the many malapropisms of Ringo Starr, and was made famous because of the opening chord, confirmed by George Harrison to be a Fadd9, who also played the 12-bar solo on his Rickenbacker 360/12 12-string guitar, a guitar which would be used through out the whole album, and many other projects.



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