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]

Transcript for Bloopers[edit | edit source]

Take 8

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

Take 11

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

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