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Four by the Beatles
EP by
Released11 May 1964
Recorded1963, EMI Studios, London
Genre Rock
Label Capitol
Producer George Martin
The Beatles EP chronology
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Four by the Beatles is an EP of music by English rock band the Beatles. Released on 11 May 1964, it is the second of three Beatles EPs released in the United States and the first of two by Capitol Records. The EP features four songs that had previously been heavily imported into the US as Canadian singles. [1] It managed to peak at No. 92 on the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. [2]

Track listing

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Lead singerLength
1." Roll Over Beethoven" Chuck Berry George Harrison2:44
2." All My Loving" John Lennon and Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney2:03
Total length:4:47
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Lead singerLength
1." This Boy"John Lennon and Paul McCartneyJohn Lennon2:11
2." Please Mr. Postman" Brian HollandJohn Lennon2:35
Total length:4:46

Chart performance

Chart (1964) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100 [3] 92


  1. ^ Spizer, Bruce (2000). The Beatles' Story on Capitol Records, Part One: Beatlemania and the Singles, pp. 41–2. New Orleans, Louisiana: 498 Productions. ISBN  0-9662649-1-6
  2. ^ Thompson, Dave (2002). The Music Lover's Guide to Record Collecting. Backbeat Books. p. 63. ISBN  978-0-87930-713-4.
  3. ^ "The Beatles Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved 4 March 2021.

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