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With a Little Help from My Friends

Song information
NameWith a Little Help from My Friends
ArtistThe Beatles
AlbumSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Released1 June 1967
RecordedEMI Studios
29 30 March 1967
GenrePop rock
Length2:44
LabelParlophone PMC 7027 (mono), PCS 7027 (stereo)
WriterLennon/McCartney
ProducerGeorge Martin
Tracks 

With a Little Help from My Friends

With a Little Help from My Friends
Single information
NameSgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"/"With a Little Help from My Friends
ArtistThe Beatles
Album
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
B-side"A Day in the Life"
Released30 September 1978
Format7"
RecordedEMI Studios
February March 1967
Length4:46
LabelParlophone R6022
ProducerGeorge Martin
Previous single"Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da"
(1976)
Next single"The Beatles Movie Medley"
(1982)

With a Little Help from My Friends

Single information
NameWith a Little Help from My Friends
ArtistJoe Cocker
AlbumWith a Little Help from My Friends
ReleasedOctober 1968 (UK)
Format7"
Recorded1968
GenreBlues Rock, Blue-Eyed Soul, Gospel
Length5:11
LabelRegal Zonophone
Next single"Delta Lady"
(1969)

With a Little Help from My Friends

Single information
NameWith a Little Help from My Friends
ArtistWet Wet Wet
A-side"She's Leaving Home" (performed by Billy Bragg)
Released9 May 1988 (UK)
Format7"
Recorded1988
GenrePop
LabelPolyGram
Previous single"Temptation"
(1988)
Next single"Sweet Surrender"
(1989)

With a Little Help from My Friends

Single information
NameWith a Little Help from My Friends
ArtistSam & Mark
Released9 February 2004 (UK)
FormatCD
GenrePop
LabelS
Next single"The Sun Has Come Your Way"
(2004)

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"With a Little Help from My Friends" (originally titled "A Little Help from My Friends") is a song written by Paul McCartney, with input from John Lennon, released on The Beatles album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in 1967. The song was written for and sung by The Beatles' drummer Ringo Starr as the character "Billy Shears"; it is ranked #304 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. McCartney and Starr performed this song for the first time together at the David Lynch Foundation Benefit Concert in the Radio City Music Hall, New York on 4 April 2009.


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