All songs are written by Lennon/McCartney and performed by The Beatles, unless otherwise noted.
Episode Five (August '65 to July '66) - 1:11:47
"We were all expanding in all areas in our life; opening up to a lot of different attitudes." - Ringo Starr
1. Shea Stadium Concert – 15 August 1965 [15:37]
* Help! - Title song played at the beginning of each episode.
* Ed Sullivan welcomes The Beatles to the concert at Shea Stadium, New York, 15 August 1965 – “Ladies and gentlemen, honored by their country, decorated by their Queen and loved here in America … Here are the Beatles!”
o Twist and Shout (Russel-Medley) [Live]
o I Feel Fine [Live]
o Baby's in Black [Live]
o I'm Down [Live]
o Help! [Live]
2. Meeting Elvis Presley [5:04]
* Mohair Sam (Frazier) - Performed by Charlie Rich
* Hound Dog (Leiber-Stoller) - Last notes of the song, performed by Elvis Presley
3. More Tour Pressure [2:31]
* Run for Your Life
4. New Musical Directions – “Rubber Soul” And “Revolver” [8:20]
* In My Life [Overdub on 22nd October, 1965 – Take 3] – Played in the background over footage showing the band talking about the new musical directions.
o George Martin: “… They were finding new frontiers all the time.”
o Ringo: “… Our whole attitude was changing. … I think grass was really influential in a lot of our changes.”
o Paul: “The direction was changing away from poppy stuff. … We branched out into songs that are a bit more surreal, more entertaining. … Dylan was starting to influence us quite heavily at that point.”
o John: “When it got sort of contemporary as it were, a contemporary influence … I think Rubber Soul was about when it started happening.”
* Drive My Car [Recorded on 13 October 1965 – Take 4) – Nowhere Man [Remake recorded on 22nd October, 1965 - Take 4] – A musical collage played over footage of still photographs showing different moments of the band in studio during recording of Rubber Soul.
* Rāga Charu Kishi – Footage showing snippets of a Sitar Recital of the Rāga by Ravi Shankar; George discussing the context of using sitar in Norwegian Wood.
* Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) (12 October 1965 - Take 1) – Played over footage of still photographs showing different moments of the band recording the song.
* Nowhere Man [Remake recorded on 22nd October, 1965 - Take 4] – Played in the background over Paul discussing the stretched photo on the cover of the album Rubber Soul; the photo being the result of backward falling of the album-sized piece of cardboard on which photographer Bob Freeman was projecting photos at Lennon's house.
5. “Yellow Submarine” [3:40]
* Yellow Submarine[Recorded 26 May, 1966 – Take 5] - Footage from the film Yellow Submarine.
* Taxman (Harrison) [Overdub on 22nd April 1966 – Take 12] - Played over footage of still photographs showing different moments of the band recording the song; and George discussing the social context of the song – “… In those days we paid 19s.6d. out of every £1. … That was with super-tax, surtax and tax-tax and stuff.”
6. “Tomorrow Never Knows” [1:27]
* Tomorrow Never Knows — “That's me in my Tibetan Book of the Dead period ... ...” - John
7. Technical Limitations in the Studio [2:56]
* Nowhere Man – Footage of the Beatles’ live performance of the song at Circus Crone, Munich.
8. LSD (3:15)
* “We were just insane. We all thought there was a fire in the lift. Just a little red light and we were all screaming, all hysterical.” - John
9. “Day Tripper” [3:15]
* Day Tripper [Recorded on 16 October, 1965 – Take 3) - Taped TV promotional film of the song. — “Day Tripper – that was a drug song, I just liked the word.” - John
10. “We Can Work It Out” [2:47]
* We Can Work It Out (Overdub on 29 October, 1965 – Take 2) - Taped TV promotional film of the song.
11. Taped TV Promotional Films [1:34]
* “Going to the TV studios to promote our records was too much of a hassle. We’ll just make our own little films and we’ll put them out.” – George
12. “Paperback Writer” [2:55]
* Paperback Writer [Overdub on 14 April, 1966 onto recording of 13 April, 1966 - Take 2] - Footage of promotional film of the song.
o “... ... we can’t go everywhere. We’ll send these things out to promote the record. These days, everybody does that. It's just part of your promotion for a single, so I suppose in a way we invented MTV.” - George
13. “Rain” [3:02]
* Rain [Overdub on 16 April, 1966 onto recording of 14 April, 2006 - Take 7] - Footage of promotional film of the song. — “That's the first record with backwards music on it.” - John
14. World Tour 1966 [15:24]
* Got to Get You into My Life – Played over footage showing the Beatles arriving at the Haneda Airport, Tokyo on 30 June, 1966.
* Footage of the Beatles’ live performance at the Nippon Budokan Hall, Tokyo on 30 June, 1966:
o Rock and Roll Music (Berry)
o Paperback Writer
* The Word – Played over footage of still photographs and video recordings of “trouble in the Philippines”.
* And Your Bird Can Sing (Take 2) - Played while showing the Credits.