Rock Chronology #170: Come and Get It

“Come and Get It”, Badfinger, 1970.

Badfinger was a group that had signed with the Beatles’ Apple records. They had a few hits in the early 70’s starting with this one. This song was actually written by Paul McCartney. McCartney had written the song as part of the soundtrack for the movie The Magic Christian. He wanted to give the guys in Badfinger a break and let them perform the song instead.

The single for “Come and Get It” peaked at #7 on the US singles charts and peaked at #4 in the UK.

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