Lyrics: Please Please Me

Please Please Me

  1. I Saw Her Standing There
  2. Misery
  3. Anna (Go To Him)
  4. Chains
  5. Boys
  6. Ask Me Why
  7. Please Please Me
  8. Love Me Do
  9. P.S. I Love You
  10. Baby It's You
  11. Do You Want To Know A Secret?
  12. A Taste Of Honey
  13. There's A Place
  14. Twist And Shout



I Saw Her Standing There

(McCartney-Lennon)

Lead vocal: Paul McCartney

One - two - three - faw!

Well, she was just seventeen,
You know what I mean
And the way she looked
Was way beyond compare.

So how could I dance with another,
Ooh, when I saw her standin' there?

Well, she looked at me
And I - I could see
That before too long
I'd fall in love with her.

She wouldn't dance with another,
Woah, when I saw her standin' there.

Well, my heart went boom
When I crossed that room
And I held her hand in mine!

Well, we danced through the night
And we held each other tight
And before too long
I fell in love with her.

Now I'll never dance with another,
Woah, since I saw her standin' there.

Guitar Solo

Well, my heart went boom
When I crossed that room
And I held her hand in mine!

Oh, we danced through the night
And we held each other tight
And before too long
I fell in love with her.

Now I'll never dance with another,
Ooh, since I saw her standin' there,
Ooh, since I saw her standin' there,
Yeah, well, since I saw her standin' there.


Misery

(McCartney-Lennon)

Lead vocals: John Lennon & Paul McCartney

The world is treatin' me bad, misery.

I'm the kind of guy
Who never used to cry,
The world is treatin' me bad, misery.

I've lost her now for sure,
I won't see her no more.
It's gonna be a drag, misery.

I'll remember
All the little things we've done.
Can't she see
She'll always be the only one, only one.

Send her back to me,
'Coz everyone can see,
Without her I will be in misery.

I'll remember
All the little things we've done.
She'll remember
And she'll miss her only one, lonely one.

Send her back to me,
'Coz everyone can see,
Without her I will be in misery.

Ooh oh-oh, in misery,
Ooo oo-o-oo, my misery,
La la la la la la, misery.


Anna (Go To Him)

(Alexander)

Lead Vocal: John Lennon

Anna, you called and asked me, girl
To set you free, girl.
You say he loves you more than me
So I will set you free,
Go with him.
(Anna) Go with him,
(Anna)...

Anna, girl, before you go now
I want you to know now
That I still love you so
But if he loves you more,
Go with him.

(Ah ah ah ahh) All of my life,
I've been searchin' for a girl
To love me like I love you.
Oh now, but every girl I've ever had
Breaks my heart and leaves me sad
What am I, what am I supposed to do,
Oh oh oh oh oh oh...

Anna, just one more thing, girl.
You give back your ring to me
And I will set you free,
Go with him.

(Ah ah ah ahh) All of my life,
I've been searchin' for a girl
To love me like I love you.
But let me tell you now, but every girl I've ever had
Breaks my heart and leaves me sad
What am I, what am I supposed to do,
Oh oh oh oh oh oh...

Anna, just one more thing, girl.
You give back your ring to me
And I will set you free,
Go with him.
(Anna) Go with him,
(Anna) You can go with him, girl.
(Anna) Go with him.


Chains

(Goffin-King)

Lead vocal: George Harrison

Chains, my baby's got me locked up in chains
And they ain't the kind that you can see,
Wo-oh, these chains of love got a hold on me, yeah.

Chains, well I can't break away from these chains.
Can't run around, 'cos I'm not free,
Wo-oh, these chains of love won't let me be, yeah.

I wanna tell you pretty baby,
I think you're fine.
I'd like to love you,
But darling I'm imprisoned by these...

Chains, my baby's got me locked up in chains
And they ain't the kind that you can see,
Wo-oh, these chains of love got a hold on me, yeah.

Please believe me when I tell you,
Your lips are sweet.
I'd like to kiss them,
But I can't break away from all of these...

Chains, my baby's got me locked up in chains
And they ain't the kind that you can see,
Wo-oh, these chains of love got a hold on me, yeah.

Chains, chains of love,
Chains of love, chains of love.


Boys

(Dixon-Farrell)

Lead vocal: Ringo Starr

I been told when a boy kiss a girl,
Take a trip around the world,
Hey hey, (bop shuop, m'bop bop shuop)
Hey hey, (bop shuop, m'bop bop shuop)
Hey hey, (bop shuop, m'bop bop shuop)
Yeah, she say you do (bop shuop).

My girl says when I kiss her lips,
Gets a thrill through her fingertips,
Hey hey, (bop shuop, m'bop bop shuop)
Hey hey, (bop shuop, m'bop bop shuop)
Hey hey, (bop shuop, m'bop bop shuop)
Yeah, she say you do (bop shuop).

Well, I talk about boys (yeah yeah, boys)
Don't ya know I mean boys (yeah yeah, boys)
Well, I talk about boys now (yeah yeah, boys)
Aaahhh, boys (yeah yeah, boys)
Well, I talk about boys now (yeah yeah, boys)
What a bundle of joy! (yeah yeah)...

(Alright, George!)
Guitar Solo

My girl says when I kiss her lips,
Gets a thrill through her fingertips,
Hey hey, (bop shuop, m'bop bop shuop)
Hey hey, (bop shuop, m'bop bop shuop)
Hey hey, (bop shuop, m'bop bop shuop)
Yeah, she say you do (bop shuop).

Well, I talk about boys (yeah yeah, boys)
Don't ya know I mean boys (yeah yeah, boys)
Well, I talk about boys now (yeah yeah, boys)
Aaahhh (yeah yeah, boys)
Well, I talk about boys now (yeah yeah, boys)
What a bundle of joy! (yeah yeah)...

Yea-ahh boys (yeah yeah, boys)
Don't ya know I mean boys (yeah yeah, boys)
Woo-hoo boys (yeah yeah, boys)
Aaah-haa (yeah yeah, boys)
Well, I talk about boys now.


Ask Me Why

(McCartney-Lennon)

Lead vocal: John Lennon

I love you,
'Coz you tell me things I want to know.
And it's true that it really only goes to show,
That I know,
That I, I-I-I, should never, never, never be blue.

Now you're mine,
My happiness near makes me cry.
And in time,
You'll understand the reason why,
If I cry,
It's not because I'm sad, but you're the only love that I've ever had.

I can't believe it's happened to me,
I can't conceive of any more misery.

Ask me why, I'll say I love you
And I'm always thinking of you.

I love you,
'Coz you tell me things I want to know.
And it's true that it really only goes to show,
That I know,
That I, I-I-I, should never, never, never be blue.

Ask me why, I'll say I love you
And I'm always thinking of you.

I can't believe it's happened to me,
I can't conceive of any more misery.

Ask me why, I'll say I love you
And I'm always thinking of you,
You, you.


Please Please Me

(McCartney-Lennon)

Lead vocals: John Lennon & Paul McCartney

Last night I said these words to my girl,
I know you never even try girl.
Come on (come on), come on (come on),
Come on (come on), come on (come on)
Please, please me,
Whoa yeah, like I please you.

You don't need me to show the way love,
Why do I always have to say love?
Come on (come on), come on (come on),
Come on (come on), come on (come on)
Please, please me,
Whoa yeah, like I please you.

I don't wanna sound complainin'
But you know there's always rain in my heart (in my heart).
I do all the pleasin' with you
It's so hard to reason with you,
Whoah yeah, why do you make me blue?

Last night I said these words to my girl,
I know you never even try girl.
Come on (come on), come on (come on),
Come on (come on), come on (come on)
Please, please me,
Whoa yeah, like I please you
Whoa yeah, like I please you
Whoa yeah, like I please you.


Love Me Do

(McCartney-Lennon)

Lead vocals: Paul McCartney & John Lennon

Love, love me do
You know I love you
I'll always be true
So please, love me do,
Woh-oh, love me do.

Love, love me do
You know I love you
I'll always be true
So please, love me do,
Woh-oh, love me do.

Someone to love
Somebody new,
Someone to love
Someone like you.

Love, love me do
You know I love you
I'll always be true
So please, love me do,
Woh-oh, love me do.

Harmonica Solo

Love, love me do
You know I love you
I'll always be true
So please, love me do,
Woh-oh, love me do

Yeah, love me do
Woh-oh, love me do
Yeah, love me do.


P.S. I Love You

(McCartney-Lennon)

Lead vocal: Paul McCartney

As I write this letter
Send my love to you,
Remember that I'll always
Be in love with you.

Treasure these few words 'till we're together
Keep all my love forever,
P.S. I love you.
You, you, you.

I'll be coming home again to you, love
And 'till the day I do, love
P.S. I love you.
You, you, you.

As I write this letter
Send my love to you,
Remember that I'll always
Be in love with you.

Treasure these few words 'till we're together
Keep all my love forever,
P.S. I love you.
You, you, you.

As I write this letter (oo-oh)
Send my love to you (you know I want you to)
Remember that I'll always (yea-eah)
Be in love with you.

I'll be coming home again to you, love
And 'till the day I do, love
P.S. I love you.
You, you, you.

You, you, you.
I love you.


Baby It's You

(David-Williams-Bacharach)

Lead vocal: John Lennon

(Sha la la la la la la-ah)
(Sha la la la la la la-ah)
(Sha la la la la la la)
(Sha la la la la).

It's not the way you smile
That touched my heart.
(Sha la la la la)
It's not the way you kiss
That tears me apart.

Uh-oh, many many, many nights go by,
I sit alone at home and I cry over you,
What can I do?
Can't help myself,
'Coz baby, it's you (sha la la la la la la)
Baby, it's you (sha la la la la la la)
(Sha la la la la).

You should hear what they say about you,
"Cheat! cheat!" (sha la la la la)
They say, they say you never, never, never, ever been true
("Cheat! cheat!")

Uh-oh, it doesn't matter what they say,
I know I'm gonna love you any old way,
What can I do?
When it's true.
Don't want nobody, nobody,
'Coz baby, it's you (sha la la la la la la)
Baby, it's you (sha la la la la la la).

Uh-oh, it doesn't matter what they say,
I know I'm gonna love you any old way,
What can I do? When it's true.
Don't want nobody, nobody,
'Coz baby, it's you (sha la la la la la la)
Baby, it's you (sha la la la la la la)
Don't leave me all alone (sha la la la la la la)
Come on home.


Do You Want to Know a Secret?

(McCartney-Lennon)

Lead vocal: George Harrison

You'll never know how much I really love you,
You'll never know how much I really care.

Listen,
Do you want to know a secret?
Do you promise not to tell?
Woh-oo oh oh, closer
Let me whisper in your ear
Say the words you long to hear,
I'm in love with you, oh-oo-oo-oo-ooo

Listen (do da doo),
Do you want to know a secret? (do da doo)
Do you promise not to tell? (do da doo)
Woh-oo oh oh, closer (do da doo)
Let me whisper in your ear (do da doo)
Say the words you long to hear,
I'm in love with you, oo-oo-oo-ooo

I've known a secret for a week or two,
Nobody knows, just we two.

Listen (do da doo),
Do you want to know a secret? (do da doo)
Do you promise not to tell? (do da doo)
Woh-oo oh oh, closer (do da doo)
Let me whisper in your ear (do da doo)
Say the words you long to hear,
I'm in love with you, oo-oo-ooo-ooo-oo
Oo-oo-ooo-ooo-oo
Oo-oo-ooo-oo.


A Taste of Honey

(Scott-Marlow)

Lead vocal: Paul McCartney

A taste of honey
Tasting much sweeter than wine (do do-n-do)
(Do do-n-do).
I dream of your first kiss and then
I feel upon my lips again
A taste of honey (a taste of honey),
Tasting much sweeter than wine.

I will return, yes I will return,
I'll come back for the honey and you (do do-n-do)
(Do do-n-do).

Yours was the kiss that awoke my heart,
There lingers still though we're far apart
That taste of honey (a taste of honey),
Tasting much sweeter than wine.

Oh I will return, yes I will return,
I'll come back (he'll come back),
For the honey (for the honey),
And you.


There's A Place

(McCartney-Lennon)

Lead vocals: John Lennon & Paul McCartney

There's a place where I can go
When I feel low, when I feel blue
And it's my mind and there's no time
When I'm alone.

I think of you and things you do
Go 'round my head, the things you said
Like "I love only you".

In my mind there's no sorrow
Don't you know that it's so?
There'll be no sad tomorrow
Don't you know that it's so?

There's a place where I can go
When I feel low, when I feel blue
And it's my mind and there's no time
When I'm alone.

There's a place
There's a place
There's a place
There's a place.


Twist and Shout

(Medley-Russell)

Lead vocal: John Lennon

Well shake it up baby now (shake it up baby)
Twist and shout (twist and shout)
C'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon baby now (come on baby)
Come on and work it all out (work it all out)

Well work it all out, honey (work it all out)
You know you look so good (look so good)
You know you got me goin' now (got me goin')
Just like I knew you would (like I knew you would)

Well shake it up baby now (shake it up baby)
Twist and shout (twist and shout)
C'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon baby now (come on baby)
Come on and work it all out (work it all out)

You know you twist your little girl (twist little girl)
You know you twist so fine (twist so fine)
Come on and twist a little closer now (twist a little closer)
And let me know that you're mine (let me know you're mine)

Guitar Solo

Aaaahhhh, aaahhhhh, aaaaahhhhhhh, aahhhhhhhh,
Woahh, yaaaaaah baby now (shake it up baby)
Twist and shout (twist and shout)
C'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon baby now (come on baby)
Come on and work it all out (work it all out)

You know you twist your little girl (twist little girl)
You know you twist so fine (twist so fine)
Come on and twist a little closer now (twist a little closer)
And let me know that you're mine (let me know you're mine)

Well shake it, shake it, shake it baby now (shake it up baby)
Well shake it, shake it, shake it baby now (shake it up baby)
Well shake it, shake it, shake it baby now (shake it up baby)

Aaaahhhh, aaahhhhh, aaaaahhhhhhh, aahhhhhhhh.