The Beatles’ songwriters

This is a list of all the songwriters who had a song recorded by The Beatles. Non-career songs, such as the ones from the ‘Anthology’ project and ‘Live At The BBC’, have been omitted from the list. Songs which are officially credited to both Lennon and McCartney, but are known to have been written by just Lennon, or just McCartney, have been listed under the writer’s name only.

People who wrote a song recorded by The Beatles
Alexander, ArthurAnna (Go To Him)
Bacharach, BurtBaby It’s You
Bateman, RobertPlease Mister Postman
Berry, ChuckRock And Roll Music / Roll Over Beethoven
Blackwell, RobertLong Tall Sally
Bradford, JanieMoney (That’s What I Want)
David, MackBaby It’s You
Dixon, LutherBoys
Drapkin, RichardDevil In Her Heart
Farrell, WesBoys
Goffin, GerryChains
Gordy, BerryMoney (That’s What I Want)
Gorman, FreddiePlease Mister Postman
Harrison, GeorgeBlue Jay Way / Dig It / Don’t Bother Me / Flying / For You Blue / Here Comes The Sun / If I Needed Someone / I Me Mine / I Need You / It’s All Too Much / I Want To Tell You / Long, Long, Long / Love You To / Maggie Mae / Old Brown Shoe / Only A Northern Song / Piggies / Savoy Truffle / Something / Taxman / The Inner Light / Think For Yourself / While My Guitar Gently Weeps / Within You Without You / You Like Me Too Much
Holland, BrianPlease Mister Postman
Holly, BuddyWords Of Love
Johnson, EnotrisLong Tall Sally
Johnson, RoyMr. Moonlight
King, CaroleChains
Leiber, JerryKansas City/Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!
Lennon, JohnAcross The Universe / A Day In The Life / A Hard Day’s Night / All I’ve Got To Do / All You Need Is Love / And Your Bird Can Sing / Any Time At All / Ask Me Why / Baby’s In Black / Baby You’re A Rich Man / Because / Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite! / Birthday / Come Together / Cry Baby Cry / Day Tripper / Dear Prudence / Dig A Pony / Dig It / Doctor Robert / Don’t Let Me Down / Do You Want To Know A Secret / Drive My Car / Eight Days A Week / Everybody’s Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey / Every Little Thing / Flying / From Me To You / Getting Better / Girl / Glass Onion / Good Morning Good Morning / Good Night / Happiness Is A Warm Gun / Help! / Hey Bulldog / Hold Me Tight / I Am The Walrus / I Call Your Name / I Don’t Want To Spoil The Party / I Feel Fine / If I Fell / I’ll Be Back / I’ll Cry Instead / I’ll Get You / I’m A Loser / I’m Happy Just To Dance With You / I’m Only Sleeping / I’m So Tired / In My Life / I Saw Her Standing There / I Should Have Known Better / It’s Only Love / It Won’t Be Long / I’ve Got A Feeling / I Wanna Be Your Man / I Want To Hold Your Hand / I Want You (She’s So Heavy) / Julia / Little Child / Love Me Do / Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds / Maggie Mae / Mean Mr. Mustard / Michelle / Misery / No Reply / Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) / Not A Second Time / Nowhere Man / One After 909 / Please Please Me / Polythene Pam / P.S. I Love You / Rain / Revolution / Revolution 1 / Revolution 9 / Run For Your Life / Sexy Sadie / She Loves You / She Said She Said / She’s A Woman / She’s Leaving Home / Strawberry Fields Forever / Sun King / Tell Me Why / Thank You Girl / The Ballad Of John And Yoko / The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill / There’s A Place / The Word / This Boy / Ticket To Ride / Tomorrow Never Knows / Wait / We Can Work It Out / What Goes On / What You’re Doing / When I Get Home / With A Little Help From My Friends / Yer Blues / Yes It Is / You Can’t Do That / You Know My Name (Look Up The Number) / You’re Going To Lose That Girl / You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away
Marlow, RicA Taste Of Honey
McCartney, PaulA Day In The Life / All My Loving / All Together Now / And I Love Her / Another Girl / Ask Me Why / Baby’s In Black / Baby You’re A Rich Man / Back In The USSR / Birthday / Blackbird / Can’t Buy Me Love / Carry That Weight / Dig It / Do You Want To Know A Secret / Drive My Car / Eight Days A Week / Eleanor Rigby / Every Little Thing / Fixing A Hole / Flying / For No One / From Me To You / Get Back / Getting Better / Golden Slumbers / Good Day Sunshine / Got To Get You Into My Life / Hello, Goodbye / Helter Skelter / Here, There And Everywhere / Her Majesty / Hey Jude / Hold Me Tight / Honey Pie / I’ll Follow The Sun / I’ll Get You / I’m Down / I’m Looking Through You / In My Life / I Saw Her Standing There / I’ve Got A Feeling / I’ve Just Seen A Face / I Wanna Be Your Man / I Want To Hold Your Hand / I Will / Lady Madonna / Let It Be / Little Child / Lovely Rita / Love Me Do / Maggie Mae / Magical Mystery Tour / Martha My Dear / Maxwell’s Silver Hammer / Michelle / Misery / Mother Nature’s Son / Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da / Oh! Darling / One After 909 / Paperback Writer / Penny Lane / Please Please Me / P.S. I Love You / Rocky Raccoon / Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band / Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise) / She Came In Through The Bathroom Window / She Loves You / She’s A Woman / She’s Leaving Home / Tell Me What You See / Thank You Girl / The End / The Fool On The Hill / The Long And Winding Road / The Night Before / There’s A Place / The Word / Things We Said Today / Ticket To Ride / Two Of Us / Wait / We Can Work It Out / What Goes On / What You’re Doing / When I’m Sixty-Four / Why Don’t We Do It In The Road? / Wild Honey Pie / With A Little Help From My Friends / Yellow Submarine / Yesterday / You Know My Name (Look Up The Number) / You Never Give Me Your Money / Your Mother Should Know / You Won’t See Me
Medley, PhilTwist And Shout
Morrison, VoniAct Naturally
Penniman, RichardKansas City/Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey! / Long Tall Sally
Perkins, CarlEverybody’s Trying To Be My Baby / Honey Don’t / Matchbox
Robinson, WilliamYou Really Got A Hold On Me
Russell, BertTwist And Shout
Russell, JohnnyAct Naturally
Scott, BobbyA Taste Of Honey
Starkey, RichardDig It / Don’t Pass Me By / Flying / Maggie Mae / Octopus’s Garden / What Goes On
Stoller, MikeKansas City/Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!
Williams, BarneyBaby It’s You
Williams, LarryBad Boy / Dizzy Miss Lizzy / Slow Down
Willson, MeredithTill There Was You is not affiliated with or approved by The Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
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