The Beatles’ Second Album

 The Beatles’ Second Album, released on 10 April 1964, was their 3rd studio album released in the US (their 2nd for Capitol Records).

The songs were compiled from 4 UK singles and 5 songs from With the Beatles that had been left off Meet the Beatles! (released in January 1964). 6 of the 11 songs were cover versions, and John Lennon sings lead on 6 songs (and adding duet lead on another 2).

It knocked off Meet the Beatles! from the top of the Billboard charts on 2 May and had sold 1.6 million copies by the end of the year.