Today’s Fab 4 @ 4 features both sides of the single Help! The Beatles second movie featured some of the Beatles best pop songs of their four films. Just before the soundtrack album was released, George Harrison was pressed hard by an interviewer about the music for the film, and handled it with his customary grace and humor. Listen as he weaves his way around the questions with the skill of a surgeon.
And if you like outtakes from The Beatles recording sessions, here’s take one of the backing track for Help! – quite different from the finished product. But even John, Paul, George, and Ringo had to start somewhere.