Today's Morning Edition music is from 50 years ago Tuesday, when the Beatles had another song at the top of the U.S. pop chart.
It was the first song that John Lennon and Paul McCartney brought into the studio unfinished. They had trouble figuring out how to begin the song and finally made the unconventional decision to start with a fade-in.
"Eight Days a Week" set a record, which still stands. It was the seventh song by the same artist to reach the top of the U.S. pop chart over the course of one year.
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