Who first recorded help?

Who first recorded help?

It was released as a single in July 1965, and was number one for three weeks in the United States and the United Kingdom. Credited to Lennon–McCartney, “Help!” was written by John Lennon with some help from Paul McCartney….Help! (song)

Studio EMI, London
Genre Folk rock
Length 2:18
Label Parlophone (UK) Capitol (US)

Who sang Help by the Beatles?

The Beatles

Who made the song help?

John Lennon
Paul McCartney
(song) Help! is a song by The Beatles, written primarily by John Lennon though Paul McCartney reports that he had a hand in writing the song as well, being called in “to complete it” in a two-hour writing session on 4 April 1965. The song is featured in the film Help! and is on the album of the same name.

Who Covered help?


Title Performer Release date
Help! Studio All-Stars October 19, 2009
Help! Overboard 2009
Help Annika Aakjær, Sara Grabow & Lotte Andersen 2009
Help Fabulous Beatles Cover Band June 2010

What does the cover of help say?

The album cover shows the Beatles with their arms positioned to spell out a word in flag semaphore. According to cover photographer Robert Freeman, “I had the idea of semaphore spelling out the letters ‘HELP’. But when we came to do the shot, the arrangement of the arms with those letters didn’t look good.

When was the song help released by the Beatles?


When was help released?

August 6, 1965
Help!/Release date

What Beatles song is covered the most?

By some counts, the number of ‘Yesterday’ covers exceeds 3,000. Around the turn of the century, the BBC declared “Yesterday” the most-covered song of all time with 2,200 versions on record. After its 1965 release on Help!, the Paul McCartney-penned tune started racking up cover versions right away.