The Beatles recorded this in 1963 and performed it in their last movie, Let It Be
. The Beatles were the first big British band to come to America and admit they were influenced by black music. Robinson admired this admission, and felt they helped black artists by covering their songs.
It wasn't the only Motown song The Beatles covered: they also recorded "Money (That's What I Want)
" and "Please Mr. Postman
" along with "You've Really Got A Hold On Me" on their U.K. release The Beatles' Second Album
. Berry Gordy of Motown gave The Beatles a reduced rate for the rights to cover the songs, as it was a huge deal for him to have the most popular band in England recording songs from his roster.