I Should Have Known Better is a song by The Beatles, written by John Lennon, and credited to Lennon/McCartney. It was released on the album A Hard Day's Night, in 1964 and also the second song on the UK version.
In the film A Hard Day's Night, the song is performed in the train segment, while the card game is being played.
Background[edit | edit source]
Surprisingly, this is a very opimistic song written by John.
Recording[edit | edit source]
In take 8, John said that he couldn't breathe after the mouth organ bit and in take 11, John couldn't hear what chords they were going to use
Credits[edit | edit source]
- John Lennon - acoustic rhythm guitar (1964 Gibson J-160E), harmonica, lead vocals
- Paul McCartney - bass guitar (1963 Hofner 500/1)
- George Harrison - lead guitar (1963 Rickenbacker 360/12)
- Ringo Starr - drums
Transcript for Bloopers[edit | edit source]
John: I Should have known better with a Girl like You (coughs)
That I would (Speaks Gibberish)
Manager: Take 9
John: I Can't Breathe After I've Done that Mouth Organ Bit, Can we skip the Mouth Organ
John: And when I Whisper (Laughs Uncontrollably)
I couldn't hear what chords they were going to use
Manager: Take 12
John: A Bit Less of George
I Feel as Though I'm singing in a sock
| No... A stub?|
Please sing into it if you can.