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We Can Work it Out / Day Tripper: THE BEATLES

Australian singles chart:
The double-A-sided single We Can Work it Out / Day Tripper entered the Kent charts on 11 December 1965 and was a #1 hit. It was the #2 song on the Top 100 of 1966.

Album:
We Can Work it Out / Day Tripper was a non-album single, although it was released at the same time as the Rubber Soul album.

WE CAN WORK IT OUT

Songfacts:
Paul McCartney wrote this about his girlfriend, an actress named Jane Asher. They split for good in 1968.
John Lennon sang the “life is very short” part (which he also wrote); McCartney sang the rest.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/the-beatles/we-can-work-it-out

DAY TRIPPER

Songfacts:
John Lennon’s lyrics were his first overt reference to LSD in a Beatles song. The song can be seen as Lennon teasing Paul McCartney about not taking acid.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/the-beatles/day-tripper

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