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'Can't Buy Me Love' wins the Ivor Novello award

Paul McCartney accepted the Iver Novello award for Best selling single of 1965 on behalf of himself and John Lennon, on July 13th 1965. The award was recognition for sales of Can't Buy Me Love.

McCartney received the award at the Savoy Hotel, London. The event was hosted by David Frost.


  • Paul McCartney – double-tracked vocal, bass
  • John Lennon – acoustic rhythm guitar
  • George Harrison – double-tracked twelve-string lead guitar
  • Ringo Starr – drums
John Lennon and Paul McCartney, 1965. 

John Lennon and Paul McCartney, 1965.