11 Feb 2013 Abbey Road Studios
Mick Hucknall chats to Jo Whiley
Five Facts about Anna (Go To Him)
- Anna is a cover of a song originally by Alabama singer; Arthur Alexander.
- Both John Lennon and Alexander were of the same age (22) when it was recorded.
- The Beatles did 3 takes of Anna in the evening recording session.
- On June 25th 1963 The Beatles recorded it again for the BBC's Light Programme series; "Pop go The Beatles" but this time in the BBC's Maida Vale studios a few minutes up the road from EMI's studios.
- Humble Pie recorded a cover of Anna (Go to Him) on their 1974 album; Thunderbox.