PUBLISHED: 14:53, Mon, Sep 7, 2020 | UPDATED: 14:53, Mon, Sep 7, 2020
John Lennon was never shy of self-deprecation, especially when he wasn’t happy with The Beatles’ work. But did you know that he saw one of their hit tracks as “lousy” and “never a good song”? Well it turns out it was Eight Days A Week.
During the height of Beatlemania, the Fab Four had starred in their first feature film A Hard Day’s Night.
And with a second planned, The Beatles were trying to come up with a single that could be the title.
And Eight Days A Week certainly fit in with their heavy touring schedule of the time.
But of course, in the end, the movie was called Help! after the song of the same name and the band never performed Eight Days A Week live.
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The Beatles song John Lennon called ‘LOUSY’ and ‘never good’ will really surprise you (Image: GETTY)
John Lennon wasn't afraid to criticise The Beatles' work he didn't feel was up to scratch (Image: GETTY)
Spotted by Far Out Magazine, Lennon told Hir Parade in 1972: “I think we wrote this when we were trying to write the title song for Help! because there was at one time the thought of calling the