The Beatles are fine with being in the C Line.
You can’t mention the original artist of the covered song anywhere in the metadata, except for in the composition copyright field/C line.
You also can’t list the name of the original artist in the artwork, or include images or references to the artist.
So, don’t list the original artist anywhere in your artist listing, for example as a composer:
Don’t list the original artist in your track title, like this:
If the song was famously, or originally, used in a movie or TV show, that can’t be mentioned in the release either:
You can’t list the original artist in the title version, like this:
Instead, it just needs to go in the C line!
Have a watch of our video below for more info on cover songs!
More on cover releases:
Can I upload cover songs with RouteNote?
What is a cover song?
Can I cover a song and use audio from the original track?
How do I format stores and territories for a cover release without a mechanical license?
How do I license a cover?
Which stores and territories can I send a cover track to?
What should I put in the C line if my release is a cover?
What should I put in the P line if my release is a cover?
Can I choose ‘soundtrack’ as my genre if the release is a cover?