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My Place: Songs The Beatles Gave Away

Courtesy, Joel Najman
Peter & Gordon's, "A World Without Love" record

So prolific was the songwriting team of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, that in the early years, they composed songs for other artists to record. In many cases, the Beatles themselves never recorded these songs for commercial release. This week, My Place presents several rare Beatles demonstration recordings as well as a collection of Lennon/McCartney songs that were given to other artists to record.

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