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Strawberry Fields Forever / Penny Lane
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Strawberry Fields Forever / Penny Lane

First released: 1967, February 13

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  1. Penny Lane (3:04)
    Recorded: December 29, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added December 30, 1966 and January, 1967
    John Lennon - piano, harmony vocal
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar, Arco string bass, flute
    George Harrison - conga drum, firebell
    Ringo Starr - drums
    George Martin - piano
    David Mason - piccolo trumpet
    Philip Jones - trumpet
  2. Strawberry Fields Forever (4:10)
    Recorded: November 24, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England with additional work on November 28-29 and December 8, 9, 15, and 21, 1966
    John Lennon - lead vocal, lead guitar, harpsichord
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, piano, bongos, flute
    George Harrison - lead guitar, timpani
    Ringo Starr - drums
    Mal Evans - tambourine
    Philip Jones - alto trumpet
    Session musicians - two cellos, two horns
1967, February 13 Capitol 5810 (US)
1967, February 17 Parlophone R5570 (UK)
1981, November 30 Capitol A6299 (US)
Reviews & comments
Sheilah (2010, December 3)
The Beatles second double* 'A' side 45rpm. Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby being their first. Both were on the Chart Penny Lane^ reached No. 1. While Strawberry Fields Forever^ reached No. 8. These two are perhaps the best song written by The Beatles. Although I know they are the best. *U.S.A. ^U.S.A.
M??rcio Ivam. (2010, December 2)
The Baber and his photograph head`s, finger pie`s, livin is easy with eyes closed...and nothing to say about the music this beautiful single.Single cover is fantastic,one step to Sgt. Pepper.
john cocks (2006, July 23)
When the beatles had stopped touring most people must had thought the beatles were finished how wrong could they had been "strawberry fields/penny lane the best single ever proberly , atrip into lennons mind, maccas childhood in liverpool, theres nothing to get hung about beatles forever!