Devil in Her Heart
- George Harrison – double-tracked vocal, lead guitar
- Paul McCartney – backing vocal, bass
- John Lennon – backing vocal, rhythm guitar
- Ringo Starr – drums, maracas
- Norman Smith - engineer
The Donays, a Detroit girls-group, only made one record, and this was it. It was a flop. The Beatles decided to cover it, making gender changes in the lyrics and speeding it up. They added more of a Latin flavor to it as well. George takes the spotlight in this song, not only with the lead vocal (double-tracked), but also with some flashy, Latin-style lead guitar work. Ringo provides the percussion for a solid four-bar intro, which is followed by three chorus-verse sequences, concluding with an extended reprise of the chorus, ending, not with a fade-out, but with a seventh chord, added ninth. The trade mark Beatles "break" is heard prior to the last three rounds of the chorus. The backup vocals warn the singer about the perils of having a girlfriend known to be a heart-breaker -- something the lead vocal denies throughout.
This song was recorded for the BBC show "Pop Go the Beatles" on July 16, 1963. On July 18, 1963, they started the first recording session for their second album. The group felt this number might fit in well. They made 6 takes. George Harrison's lead is double-tracked.