That Means A Lot (Lennon/McCartney)

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That Means A Lot (Lennon/McCartney)

That Means A Lot was recorded during sessions for the Help! LP but was ultimately abandoned and given to PJ Proby.

Quotes

“This song is a ballad which Paul and I wrote for the film but we found we just couldn’t sing it. In fact, we made a hash of it, so we thought we’d better give it to someone who could do it well.” – John Lennon

“There were a few songs that we were just not as keen on, or we didn’t think they were quite finished. This was one of them.” – Paul McCartney

Recording dates

  • February 20, 1965
  • March 30, 1965

Personnel

  • Paul McCartney – vocal, bass, piano
  • John Lennon – backing vocal, acoustic guitar, maracas
  • George Harrison – backing vocal, lead guitar, maracas
  • Ringo Starr – drums

Release history