Hand written lyrics for “Yesterday” and signed by Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. Composed originally by Paul McCartney and credited to the Lennon-McCartney songwriting team, the song was first released as a 45 in 1965 and then appeared on the album, Help, in 1966. It is one of the most covered songs in the history of recorded music. "Yesterday" was voted the best song of the 20th century in a 1999 BBC Radio poll of music experts and listeners. It was also voted the No. 1 pop song of all time by MTV and Rolling Stone magazine the following year. In 1997, the song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) asserts that it was performed over seven million times in the 20th century alone. Radio experts say they believe “Yesterday” is being played every day somewhere, and will be for decades to come. These are also in the hand of John Lennon and signed by all.