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Help!- The Beatles (1965)

Updated: Feb 1


The Beatles - Help!

(Parlophone)

Recorded between February 15, 1965 - June 17, 1965

Released on August 6, 1965


Help! showcased the evolving musical complexity and lyrical depth of the Beatles. The album demonstrated the band's exploration of diverse genres, from the classic rock feel of "Dizzy Miss Lizzy" to the folk-inspired "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away." The inclusion of George Harrison's "I Need You" highlighted his growing role as a songwriter. The iconic "Yesterday," written by Paul McCartney, became the most-covered song in history. The album's versatility, from rock to folk to introspective ballads, laid the groundwork for the band's future sonic experimentation. "Help!" dominated the charts and laid the foundation for The Beatles' groundbreaking transition into more complex and innovative musical territories. The record peaked at #1 on the U.S. Billboard Charts and is certified 3x platinum.

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