Bésame Mucho (Velázquez)

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Bésame Mucho (Velázquez)

Bésame Mucho was written by Consuelo Velázquez and has been credited as the most recorded Mexican song in the world. The Beatles performed it  during the Beatles’ 1962 Decca audition as well as their first EMI session, a recording of which was included on Anthology 1.

BBC Performances

See THERE WILL BE A SHOW TONIGHT: The BBC Performances for complete information on BBC performances and recordings

  • Teenager’s Turn (Here We Go) – recorded June 11, 1962, broadcast June 15, 1962 (featuring Pete Best on drums)

Recording dates

  • January 1, 1962 (Decca audition)
  • June 6, 1962 (EMI session)


  • Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass
  • John Lennon – rhythm guitar
  • George Harrison – lead guitar
  • Pete Best – drums

Release history

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