The Beatles - Matchbox FLAC album
The Beatles were fans of Perkins and began performing the song circa 1961. The next year, the Beatles performed "Matchbox" with Ringo Starr on lead vocals for their BBC radio show, and this version would be included on the Live at the BBC album.
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from the album 'Dance Album of Carl Perkins (1957). Matchbox" is a rock and roll and rockabilly song written by Carl Perkins and first recorded by him at Sun Records in December 1956 and released on February 11, 1957 as a 45 single on Sun Records as Sun 261. It has become one of Perkins' best-known recordings. Perkins' "Matchbox" has been followed by many cover versions, notably by the Beatles. Matchbox (Past Masters). Matchbox (Live At The BBC).
In July 1963 The Beatles recorded Matchbox for the radio show Pop Go The Beatles, with Ringo Starr singing. This version can be heard on the Live At The BBC collection. In June 1964 the group were considering which songs to record for their third long player, A Hard Day's Night. Matchbox was intended to be Ringo's feature on the album, but was later deemed surplus to requirements and so it appeared on the Long Tall Sally EP. In the studio. Carl Perkins was on tour in Britain in 1964, and on 1 June he was visiting Abbey Road when The Beatles recorded his song
Produced by George Martin. Album Something New. Matchbox Lyrics. I said I'm sittin' here watchin' Matchbox hole in my clothes I said I'm sittin' here wonderin' Matchbox hole in my clothes I ain't got no matches but I sure Got a long way to go. I'm an ole poor boy, and I'm a Long way from home I'm an ole poor boy, and I'm a Long way from home I've never been happy cause everything I Ever did was wrong. The Beatles covered some of the earlier rockabilly hits, and the one singer songwriter they covered most was Carl Perkins, whose original hit version and annotations are here. While attributed to Perkins, the song has a longer history: The earliest use of similar lyrics is heard in a blues song by Ma Rainey called Lost Wandering Blues. This song, which was recorded in 1923, contains the line I’m sitting here wonderin', will a matchbox hold my clothes?
Album: Long Tall Sally EP (1964). Charted: 17. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. The original first line in the song is "Sittin' here wonderin' will a matchbox hold my clothes," a reference to being poor. Perkins uses this line in his version, but Ringo sings both this line and "Sittin' here watchin', matchbox hole in my clothes," which are erroneously assumed by many to be the real lyrics. Pete Best, The Beatles original drummer, sang lead on this until he was fired
from the album Dance Album of Carl Perkins. The Beatles were fans of Perkins and performed "Matchbox" during their shows in 1961 and 1962. The song served as the vocal spot for their drummer, Pete Best, until his sacking in August 1962, at which point John Lennon took over as lead singer. A live version from December that year was included on the 1977 album Live! at the. Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany; 1962. In July 1963, the Beatles performed "Matchbox" with Ringo Starr, Best's replacement, on lead vocals for their BBC radio show Pop Go the Beatles
The next year, the Beatles performed "Matchbox" with Ringo Starr on lead vocals for their BBC radio show, and this version would be included on the Live at the BBC album. Starr also sang lead vocals when it was recorded in 1964. As was usually the case, all instruments on the song are played by the Beatles themselves, with the exception of the piano, which was played by producer George Martin. The song is also included in the Paul McCartney live album Tripping the Live Fantastic as a soundcheck tune between concert songs; it has been performed by McCartney in every tour as a soundcheck song. McCartney also released a live soundcheck recording of the song as a bonus Back in the .
This album was released on compact disc on January 21st. Having a single featuring Ringo singing lead propelled the song into the Top 20 on the Billboard charts, peaking at in October. Matchbox" became part of The Beatles growing repertoire in 1960 as a vocal feature for their new drummer Pete Best. Having joined the group just prior to leaving for their first Hamburg appearance on August 17th, they no doubt added the song shortly thereafter to fill the long demanding hours playing at the Indra Club and then the Kaiserkeller.
I said I'm sitting here watching. Matchbox hole in my clothes. I said I'm sitting here wondering. I ain't got no matches but I sure. I said I'm sitting here watching. Got a long way to go.
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Written-By – Carl Perkins
Written-By – Larry Williams
- Published By – Knox Music, Inc.
- Published By – Venice Music, Inc.
- Pressed By – Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Winchester
- Producer [Uncredited] – George Martin
NotesPurple Capitol label.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Rights Society: BMI
- Matrix / Runout (Label A): 45-X45052
- Matrix / Runout (Label B): 45-X45051
- Matrix / Runout (Runout A): S45-45052 G-10
- Matrix / Runout (Runout B): S45-45051 G-10
- Matrix / Runout (Stamped both sides): MASTERED BY CAPITOL
- Matrix / Runout (Ethced both sides): J.LEMAY
- Pressing Plant ID: ─◁
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