It was 58 years ago this week, specifically, July first 1963, when The Beatles recorded their next single ‘She Loves You’ / ‘I’ll Get You’, at EMI Studios, London, completing the two songs in less than four hours. Released in August that year, ‘She Loves You’ went on to become The Beatles’ first million-selling single. And remains, to this day the biggest selling single recording for the entire decade in the U.K. Additionally “She Loves You is thee Beatle record that fully showcased and jettisoned the lyric line Yeah Yeah Yeah” to iconic status in pop culture and music nomenclature, as important to the group’s brand as their name, “The Beatles” itself! Arguably their single most powerful music moment can be found in the final notes and harmonic chord that closes “She Loves You” A perfect three part “Yeah” featuring “A major sixth note, ( suggested by Harrison) creating a very unusual chord rarely heard in pop music! To better illustrate the point, upon hearing this final chord, their producer, George Martin, was horrified and sincerely believed it was a terrible idea! Doing his best to discourage. “the Lads” Telling them it’s a chord you only hear in jazz music, he further told them they sounded like Glen Miller! However, as you likely guessed John, Paul, and George were hardly dissuaded! Continually asking Martin, “Are you sure no one has done this before”?
Check it out, It’s the final chord on the record, so you’ll have to listen to the whole song! You’re welcome!