Did You Know: John Lennon, Paul McCartney & “Little Girls”

Did you know? — By on 2011/09/24 3:58 AM

Did you know that the first song ever written by John Lennon was called Hello Little Girl, while Paul McCartney’s first was I Lost My Little Girl?

Hello Little Girl is the first song ever written by John Lennon. According to him, he drew on an old Thirties or Forties song that his mother sang to him. Written in 1957, it was used as one of the songs at The Beatles unsuccessful Decca audition in 1962.

I Lost My Little Girl is the first song written by Paul McCartney, when he was 14, in 1956.

A performance of this song can be heard on McCartney’s 1991 album Unplugged and a version of this song featuring John Lennon on lead vocals was performed by The Beatles during their Get Back sessions.



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