Chart success: I Feel Fine
On December 10th 1964, I Feel Fine reached the top of the UK Singles Chart, remaining there for 5 weeks; it also topped the Billboard Hot 100 in the US on December 26th, 1964.
The B-side to I Feel Fine was Paul McCartney's She's a Woman, which later became a popular song in the Beatles' live repertoire.
"That's me completely. Including the electric guitar lick and the record with the first feedback anywhere. I defy anybody to find a record - unless it's some old blues record in 1922 - that uses feedback that way."