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The Burns - I Saw Her Standing There (The Beatles Cover)

From '' R&B In Tokyo '' Label: Dim – DGS 3104 Format: Vinyl, LP Country: Spain Released: 1969 Tracklist A1 Can You See Me A2 I Saw Her Standing There A3 Help Me Girl A4 Hold On I'm Comin' A5 In My Life A6 Funky Broadway A7 Purple Haze B1 Bahama Mama B2 Knock On Wood B3 Gimme Little Sign B4 Strange Brew B5 Dock Of The Bay B6 Fire B7 Sky Pilot Arranged By, Performer [Played By] – The Burns ------------------------ "I Saw Her Standing There" is a song written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and is the opening track on the Beatles' debut album, Please Please Me, released in the United Kingdom by Parlophone on 22 March 1963. In December 1963, Capitol Records released the song in the United States as the B-side on the label's first single by the Beatles, "I Want to Hold Your Hand". While the A-side topped the US Billboard charts for seven weeks starting 18 January 1964, "I Saw Her Standing There" entered the Billboard Hot 100 on 8 February 1964, remaining there for 11 weeks, peaking at #14. The song placed on the Cashbox charts for only one week at #100 on the same day of its Billboard debut. In 2004, "I Saw Her Standing There" was ranked #139 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Composition The song was a Lennon and McCartney collaboration based on McCartney's initial idea. Originally titled "Seventeen", the song was apparently conceived by McCartney while driving home from a Beatles' concert in Southport, Lancashire as a modern take on the traditional song As I Roved Out, a version of Seventeen Come Sunday that he had heard in Liverpool in 1960. According to Beatles biographer Mark Lewisohn, McCartney worked out chords and changes for the song on an acoustic guitar, at the family home of his Liverpool friend and fellow musician Rory Storm, on the same night, 22 October 1962. Two days later, McCartney was writing lines for the song during a visit to London with his then-girlfriend Celia Mortimer, who was seventeen at the time herself. The song was completed about a month later at McCartney's Forthlin Road home with Lennon. Versions by others Bonnie and the Butterflies recorded a version of the song under the title "I Saw Him Standing There" in 1964 on Smash 1878. The Supremes recorded "I Saw Him Standing There." The Who filmed and recorded a version of the song for their film The Kids Are Alright; Keith Moon sang the lead vocal. Los Impala recorded a cover of the song with lyrics translated to Spanish entitled "La vi parada ahí". Alvin and the Chipmunks covered the song for their 1964 album The Chipmunks Sing the Beatles Hits. Led Zeppelin performed the song live on 4 September 1970 at the Los Angeles Forum as a "Communication Breakdown" medley featuring "Good Times Bad Times" and "For What It's Worth" Daniel Johnston Santo & Johnny The Tubes Azra Carmaig de Forest recorded an acoustic version of "I Saw Her Standing There" in his own kitchen in 1991. Halfway through the song, it turns into his own composition "Julie Among the Redwoods", but reverts back to "I Saw Her Standing There" in the end. Peter Grant recorded a jazz version on his debut album New Vintage released in 2006. The Punkles did a punk cover on their first album, Beat The Punkles. Allister released a cover version on the Japanese-only EP, Guilty Pleasures. In 1991, Mexican singer Mimí recorded a Spanish version of this song called "Te Ví Parado Ahí" and included it on her self-titled debut album. Serbian doo wop band Vampiri recorded a version with lyrics in Serbian language entitled "Poziv na ples" ("Dance Invitation"), on their 1993 album Bebe. A tribute to the Beatles at 2004 Grammy Awards began with this song performed by Sting, Dave Matthews, Vince Gill and N.E.R.D's Pharrell Williams. Matthews mistakenly sang "I saw her dancing there" during the first verse. Little Richard and Jerry Lee Lewis on Jerry Lee Lewis's 2006 CD Last Man Standing. Jerry Garcia recorded the song on his Run for the Roses album in 1982. Pink Fairies played the song on their 1972 album What a Bunch of Sweeties. Bob Welch who played the song on his 1979 album Three Hearts. Duffy Power & The Graham Bond Quartet recorded a slower version of this song in 1963 (There/Farewell Baby U.K. Parlophone R 5024 1963). Tiffany version of the song appeared on her debut self-titled album. In 2013, Blaine Anderson (Darren Criss), Sam Evans (Chord Overstreet), Jake Puckerman (Jacob Artist), and Ryder Lynn (Blake Jenner) performed the song in the Glee fifth-season premiere episode "Love Love Love". Ramones began most of their songs live with the count "1-2-3-4", usually from Dee Dee Ramone, and the count is included in many of their studio songs. They deliberately tried to hark back to "I Saw Her Standing There". the band from Argentina Soda Stereo perfotmed it in their first concerts
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