The Beatles: Rock Band confirms 15 songs

The Beatles (in Rock Band form) at The Cavern Club
The Beatles (in Rock Band form) at The Cavern Club

As MusicRadar has previously reported, The Beatles: Rock Band will be released 9/9/09 (the same day as The Beatles' remastered catalogue). Today MTV Games and Harmonix have announced 15 of the 45 songs that will be part of the game.

In addition, a new gameplay trailer for The Beatles: Rock Band has just been unveiled featuring eight of the 15 newly revealed tracks. You can view it by clicking here.

Here are the confirmed songs (and some of their locales) for The Beatles: Rock Band:

Twist And Shout / Cavern Club
Do You Want To Know A Secret / Cavern Club
Can't Buy Me Love / Ed Sullivan Theater
I Wanna Be Your Man / Ed Sullivan Theater
Eight Days A Week / Shea Stadium
Paperback Writer / Budokan
And Your Bird Can Sing / Budokan
Yellow Submarine / Abbey Road Dreamscape
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band / Abbey Road Dreamscape
With a Little Help from My Friends / Abbey Road Dreamscape
Within You Without You / Tomorrow Never Knows / Abbey Road Dreamscape
Revolution / Abbey Road Dreamscape
Birthday / Abbey Road Dreamscape
Dig A Pony / Rooftop Concert
I've Got A Feeling / Rooftop Concert
I Saw Her Standing There
I Want To Hold Your Hand
I Feel Fine
Day Tripper
Back In The USSR
I Am The Walrus
Octopus's Garden
Here Comes The Sun
Get Back

As MusicRadars readers know, Dhani Harrison has been heavily involved in the creation of The Beatles: Rock Band. And according to a spokesman for MTV Games/Harmonix, Paul McCartney provided some unofficial fact-checking for the game, making minor tweaks in the chronology.

Joe Bosso

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