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My Place: Songs The Beatles Gave Away, Part Two

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Courtesy, Joel Najman
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A 45 record of the band Badfinger's recording, "Come And Get It," written by Paul McCartney

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 songs The Beatles never recorded themselves for commercial release.
This week, My Place host Joel Najman further explores 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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