What Goes On originates from the Quarry Men days and had been considered as a followup single to Please Please Me. It is the only Beatles song credited to Lennon-McCartney-Starkley although early pressings of the U.S. Capitol single omitted Starkey from the songwriting credit.
"About five words, and I haven't done a thing since." - Ringo, on his songwriting contribution
- Rubber Soul (1965)