Can't Buy Me Love (song)

original song written and composed by Lennon-McCartney

"Can't Buy Me Love" is a 1964 song by The Beatles and was taken from their third studio album A Hard Day's Night. It topped the single charts in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand and Sweden. It has been covered by jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald.

"Can't Buy Me Love"
Single by the Beatles
from the album A Hard Day's Night
B-side"You Can't Do That"
  • 16 March 1964 (1964-03-16) (US)
  • 20 March 1964 (UK)
Recorded29 January, 25 February 1964
  • Pathé Marconi, Paris
  • EMI, London
GenreRock and roll,[1] pop rock,[2] R&B[3]
Producer(s)George Martin
The Beatles UK singles chronology
"I Want to Hold Your Hand"
"Can't Buy Me Love"
"Ain't She Sweet"
The Beatles US singles chronology
"Twist and Shout"
"Can't Buy Me Love"
"Do You Want to Know a Secret"


  1. "Paul McCartney's bluegrass The Beatles' 'Can't Buy Me Love'". Far Out Magazine. 27 May 2020. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  2. Blake 1999, p. 22.
  3. Kutner, Jon; Leigh, Spencer (2010). 1,000 UK Number One Hits. Omnibus Press. ISBN 9780857123602.