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Chains
Written By Gerry Goffin and Carole King

Last update: Thursday, April 04, 2019

Chains Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King
First Released by The Cookies in 1962
B-side: Stranger In My Arms
Chart positions: #17 (U.S. Pop) - #7 (R&B)

Original release Cookies - Chains + 1962 7inch single Dimension 1002 (US) 1962 7inch single London Records DL 20 673 (Germany) 1962 7inch single Dimension D-1002X (Canada) 1962 7inch single London Records / London American Recordings 45-HLU-9634 (UK) 1962 7inch single Disques London HLU 9634 (France) 1962 7inch single London Records 9.5.386 (Belgium) 1962 7inch single London Records FL 2051 (Netherlands) London Records / London American Recordings NZL.835 (New Zealand) 7inch single London Records HL-2035 (Australia) 7inch single Goldies 45 D-2679 (US)

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Beatles release:
The Beatles recorded Chains February 11, 1963 On LP Please Please Me
Live version on several BBC radio shows On Air - Live at the BBC Volume 2, released in 2013

ARITST
YouTube links underlined
SONG TITLE
ADDITIONAL SONG INFO
[OV] original released version
+ YEAR MEDIA TYPE/TITLE other info YouTube ^WRITER^
101 Strings OrchestraChains
(Instrumental)
+ many releases with same Beatles songs - not all songs are on the albums listed here - at least 13 101 Strings covers on Spotify
+ 2002 CD The Beatles, Vol. 1 Madacy Distribution / Madacy 1241
+ 2009 Digital 101 Strings Orchestra Plays The Beatles CHV Factory
+ Digital Elecator Music, Vol.2 Countdown Media
+ 2010 3CD VA Best Of Piano Sonoma Entertainment SBT2 093
+ 2006 2CD Tribute To The Beatles Madacy 52477
+ 2004 CD Best Of The Beatles Madacy Distribution / Madacy 50540
+ 2004 Digital Easy Listening: Songs Of The Beatles Countdown Media [with The Orlando Pops Orchestra]
+ Digital Breezy Summer Strings Countdown Records
+ Digital Cocktail Countdown Media
+ Digital Easy Listening: Valentine Countdown Media
+ Digital Elevator Music, Vol. 2 Countdown Media
+ 1995 Cassette 101 Strings Play A Tribute To The Beatles Alshire 5419
+ 1996 Cassette 101 Strings Play A Tribute To The Beatles Madacy Distribution / Alshire 2422
+ 1996 CD 101 Strings Play A Tribute To The Beatles Madacy Distribution / Alshire 2422
+ 1997 2CD Love Songs Madacy Distribution / Alshire 5165
+ 2004 3CD The Beatles [with Riga Recording Studio Orchestra] Balboa Recording Corporation 3255
+ 2007 3CD The Beatles [with Riga Recording Studio Orchestra] Microservice Brazil 3170859
+ 1968 Digital 101 Strings Play Hits Written By The Beatles Alshire
+ 2018 3CD VA I Said, She Said, Ah Cid: The Exploito Psych World of Alshire Records 1967-1971 Alshire / Grapefruit CRSEGBOX 042
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^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
101 Strings OrchestraChains
(Instrumental)
+ 1972^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Alan Lyford With The ThunderbirdsChains + 1966 7inch single Philips ME-0161-AF (Singapore)
ART
*^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
BeatlejazzChains
(Instrumental)
+ 2005 CD With A Little Help From Our Friends Lightyear Entertainment 54685-2 (US)
+ 2005 CD With A Little Help From Our Friends Columbia VACM-1250
+ 2007 Digital With A Little Help From Our Friends Lightyear
ART ART
*^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Beatlemaniax U.S.A.Chains + An Authentic Tribute To The 'Touring Years' Of The Beatles
[T]
ART
NF^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
BeatlesChains + 1963*^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Beatles Revival Band Frankfurt
(Beatles Revival Band)
Chains + 1994 CD Beatles Songs Unplugged Merkton / Aris 767988 (Germany)
ART ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Blue J'sChains + 2007*^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Brendan Croker & 5 O'Clock ShadowsChains + 1988^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
BricatsChains + 2002 Welcome To Bricatannia Part Records*^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
B-SidesChains
(Acoustic Version)
+ 2009 Digital Beatles Tribute: A Dedication To Please Please Me and Lennon, McCartney, Ringo and Harrison Big Hit Records
ART ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Buddy AlanChains + 1975^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Carole KingChains + 1980
+ The Ladies Sing The Beatles - Vol. 14
+ http://www.artofthemix.org/
- Art of the Mix is the ultimate warehouse for playlists on the internet. Integrated directly with iTunes
ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Chenille SistersChains
(Tell Me Why + Chains)
+ 1986^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Chris Darrow & Robb StrandlundChains + 2006^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
CookiesChains
[OV]
+ 1962
+ original recorded (but not released by) version by The Everly Brothers - First released version by the Cookies
ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
CookiesChains + 2014 2CD Borrowed By The Beatles - 50 Original Recordings By The Original Artists Who Inspired The Beatles Performance 38389 (UK)
ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Coverbeats
(Heiko Effertz)
(Ian Cussick)
(Max Cohen)
(Ian Cussick, Heiko Effertz)
(Ian Cussick, Heiko Effertz, Max Cohen)
(Magical Mystery Project, Dirk Zuther, Ian Cussick)
Chains + 2010^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Coverbeats
(Heiko Effertz)
(Ian Cussick)
(Max Cohen)
(Ian Cussick, Heiko Effertz)
(Ian Cussick, Heiko Effertz, Max Cohen)
(Magical Mystery Project, Dirk Zuther, Ian Cussick)
Chains + 2009 Wish We Were The Beatles A Tribute To Please Please Me
ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
DelmonasChains + 1984^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Everly BrothersChains + 1962
+ originally recorded (but not released by) version by The Everly Brothers - First released version by the Cookies
*^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Gera BalderasChains
(Please Please Me Complete Album: I Saw Her Standing There + Misery + Anna (Go To Him) + Chains + Boys + Ask Me Why +Please Please Me + Love Me Do + P.S. I Love You + Baby It's You + Do You Want To Know A Secret + A Taste Of Honey + There's A Place + Twist And Shout)

ART
*^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
GilttersChains + 2017^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
HarvestChains + 2017^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Home Cookin'Chains + 2000^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
ImmigrantsChains + 1966^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Jack Dorsey's Galaxy Of StringsChains
(Instrumental)
+ 1977^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Jack Nitzsche
(Jack Nitzsche And His Orchestra)
Chains
(Instrumental)
+ 1964 LP Dance To The Hits Of The Beatles Reprise Records RS-6115 (US)
+ 2006 CD Dance To The Hits Of The Beatles Collectors' Choice Music
ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Jerry CarterChains + 1980^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Jessie Mueller & EnsembleChains + 2014 Beautiful: The Carole King Musical [Original Broadway Cast Recording]*^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Jive Five Featuring Eugene PittChains + 1982 LP Here We Are! Ambient Sound FZ 37717 (US)
ART ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Johnny HallydayChains
(Chance) (French) [F]
+ 1963*^Gerry Goffin - Carole King- Georges Aber^
Kaleo O KalaniChains + 1987^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Klaus Beyer
(Klaus-Peter Beyer)
Chains
(Fest) (German) [F]
+ 2010 CDr Gegal Mir Amsel Records NO RAP 3021 (Germany)
ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Laptop InstrumentalChains
(Instrumental)
+ 2014 The Beatles Instrumental Collection Vol 2
+ Hear on Spotify
ART ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Late ShowChains + 1979^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Les SauterellesChains + 1966 LP Les Sauterelles Columbia ZPX 10-108 (Switzerland)
+ 1966 LP Les Sauterelles Columbia CPSQ 526 (Italy)
+ 1983 LP Les Sauterelles EMI Records (Switzerland) AG 13C 1762191 (Switzerland)
+ 2002 CDThe Columbia Recordings 1965-1967 Jaxx Records 7640107 29098 5 (Switzerland)
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^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Los CheckersChains
(Cadenas) (Spanish) [F]
+ La Caja De Los Beatles En Espanol Vol 1
+ SAMPLE OF ALBUM 01 of the Box of The Beatles in Spanish are 22 discs
ART ART
*^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Lucille BasstenChains
(Chance) (French) [F]
+ 1963^Gerry Goffin - Carole King- Georges Aber^
Magical MysteryChains + 2012 Digital The Beatles Legend (The Best Covers Live By Magical Mystery) Blue Music Srl
ART ART ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Magical MysteryChains + 2006^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Magical MysteryChains + 2006 2CD Tribute To The Beatles Azzurra Music TBP211026 (Italy)
ART ART ART ART
NF^Gerry Goffin - Carole King- Georges Aber^
MalikaChains
(Chance) (French) [F]
+ 1963^Gerry Goffin - Carole King- Georges Aber^
Marcia HinesChains + 2010^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Marty MurrayChains + 2016 Digital Girl Marty Murray Productions
ART ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Marty MurrayChains + 2016 Digital Plays The Beatles Marty Murray Productions
ART ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Marty MurrayChains + 2016 Digital Marty Murray - An Acoustic Tribute To The Beatles Marty Murray Productions
ART ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Marty MurrayChains + 2016 Digital Tribute To The Beatles Vol. 2 Marty Murray Productions
ART ART ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Octavio CavalliChains + 2008 Digital A Year In The Life
ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
OrlonsChains + 1963^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
OutbodiesChains + 2016 Digital The Outbodies Sing The Beatles
ART ART
NF^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Science ProjectChains
(Please Please Me [Complete Album Cover])
+ 2015
+ Hear here: https://soundcloud.com/andrews-science-project/sets/beatles-covers
ART
^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
SorrowsChains + 2010 Bad Times Good Times*^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Sunshine SuperstarsChains + 2011 CD Tell Me Why: A Tribute To The Beatles 2 No Milk Today - OMP
ART
*^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Sylvie VartanChains
(Chance) (French) [F]
+ 1963^Gerry Goffin - Carole King- Georges Aber^
SynthoTux Magic OrchestraChains
(Beatles Rhythm & Blues Medley: Eight Days A Week + For You Blue + Old Brown Shoe + Can't Buy Me Love + Matchbox + Got To Get You Into My Life + Kansas City + Chains + Revolution)
(Instrumental)

ART
*^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^
Two of UsChains + 2006^Gerry Goffin - Carole King^




















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