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Yellow Submarine (Songtrack)
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Yellow Submarine (Songtrack)

First released: 1999, September 13

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Tracks
  1. Yellow Submarine (2:41)
    Recorded: May 26, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England with special effects overdubbed June 1, 1966
    John Lennon - acoustic guitar, background vocal, blowing bubbles through a straw
    Paul McCartney - acoustic guitar, background vocal
    George Harrison - tambourine, background vocal, swirling water in a bucket
    Ringo Starr - lead vocal, drums
    Mal Evans, Neil Aspinall, George Martin, Alf, Geoff Emerick, Patti Harrison and studio staff - chorus on fadeout
    Session musicians - brass band
  2. Hey Bulldog (3:14)
    Recorded: February 11, 1968 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, piano, lead guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison - lead guitar, tambourine
    Ringo Starr - drums
  3. Eleanor Rigby (2:08)
    Recorded: April 28, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England with vocals overdubbed April 29, 1966 and another McCartney vocal added June 6, 1966
    John Lennon - harmony vocal
    Paul McCartney - double-tracked lead vocal
    George Harrison - harmony vocal
    Session musicians - four violins, two violas, two cellos
  4. Love You to (3:01)
    Recorded: April 11, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added April 13, 1966
    George Harrison - double-tracked lead vocal
    Anil Bhagwat - tabla
    Session musicians - other instruments
  5. All Together Now (2:13)
    Recorded: May 12, 1967 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - banjo, background vocal
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar, acoustic guitar
    George Harrison - harmonica, background vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums, finger cymbals
  6. Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds (3:29)
    Recorded: March 1, 1967 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added March 2, 1967
    John Lennon - lead vocal, lead guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, Hammond organ, harmony vocal
    George Harrison - sitar, harmony vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
  7. Think for Yourself (2:19)
    Recorded: November 8, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - tambourine, background vocal
    Paul McCartney - fuzz bass, background vocal
    George Harrison - lead vocal, lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums, maracas
  8. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (2:02)
    Recorded: February 1, 1967 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubbing February 2, March 3, and March 6, 1967
    John Lennon - lead guitar, background vocal
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison - lead guitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
    George Martin - organ
    Session musicians - four horns
  9. With a Little Help From My Friends (2:44)
    Recorded: March 29, 1967 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added March 30, 1967
    John Lennon - background vocal
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, piano, background vocal
    George Harrison - tambourine
    Ringo Starr - lead vocal, drums
  10. Baby You're a Rich Man (3:03)
    Recorded: May 11, 1967 at Olympic Sound Studios, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, clavioline, piano
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, piano, harmony vocal
    George Harrison - tambourine, harmony vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums, maracas
    Session musicians - vibes
  11. Only a Northern Song (3:28)
    Recorded: February 13, 1967 at Abbey Road, London, England with lead vocals overdubbed February 14, 1967 and more overdubs added April 20, 1967
    John Lennon - piano, discordant instruments
    Paul McCartney - bass, discordant instruments
    George Harrison - double-tracked lead vocal, organ, discordant instruments
    Ringo Starr - drums, discordant instruments
    Session musicians - brass
  12. All You Need Is Love (3:48)
    Recorded: June 14, 1967 at Olympic Sound Studios, London, England (backing track), overdubbed and shortened at an Abbey Road session, then overdubbed live on the "Our World" TV broadcast
    ::Backing track::
    John Lennon - harpsichord
    Paul McCartney - string bass played with a bow
    George Harrison - violin
    Ringo Starr - drums
    ::Abbey Road Track::
    John Lennon - lead vocal
    Paul McCartney - electric bass guitar
    George Harrison - guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums
    ::Live "Our World" track::
    John Lennon - lead vocal
    Paul McCartney - background vocal
    George Harrison - background vocal
    Session musicians - studio orchestra
    Mick Jagger, Gary Leeds, Keith Richards, Marianne Faithfull,
    Jane Asher, Patti Harrison, Keith Moon, Graham Nash - chorus
  13. When I'm Sixty-Four (2:37)
    Recorded: December 6, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added December 8 and December 20-21, 1966
    John Lennon - lead guitar, background vocal
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar, piano, background vocal
    George Harrison - background vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
    Session musicians - bass clarinet, two clarinets
  14. Nowhere Man (2:45)
    Recorded: October 21-22, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison - lead guitar, harmony vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
  15. It's All Too Much (6:29)
    Recorded: May 25, 1967 at De Lane Lea Music Recording Studios, London, England with overdubs added May 26, 1967 and June 2, 1967
    John Lennon - lead guitar, harmony vocal
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison - double-tracked lead vocal, lead guitar, organ
    Ringo Starr - drums, tambourine
    Session musicians - two trumpets

    The verse that was in the movie but not on the album version is "Nice to have the time to take this opportunity/Time for me to look at you and you to look at me"
Credits
Producer: George Martin
Remix Engineer: Peter Cobbin
Cover by: King Features Syndicate - Subafilms Ltd. Booklet
Design by: Fiona Andreanelli, Apple Corps Ltd.

All tracks on the album has been digitally re-mastered and restored, so as to make them much more clearer than before. It is also be coupled with the video, LD, and DVD re-release of the film.
Releases
1999, September 13 Apple / Parlophone 521 4811 / 521 4812 (UK)
Reviews & comments
In the town where I was born....this was the first cd I ever owned (2009, May 27)
This cd was my first introduction to who the Beatles were. Being born long after they were a hit, made it difficult to really appreciate its worth. This cd was my first cd ever and by far one of my favorites. As I became older and started to appreciate the Beatles more, I have discovered more and more of their songs. As a result, I still can't help but reference back to this cd. I've practically come across their entire collection, and are near to completly owning it, but this one is one of my prized possessions. Of all their songs I've listened to, the songs on this cd are by far some of their greastest. a great cd to have!!!
Lewis Sewter (2002, October 30)
The album I think brings some of the greatest Beatles songs under into one album. "Nowhere Man" and the "Sgt. Peppers, and Little Help From My Friends" being at the forefront of the album. Yet it still hides away some gems, "Hey Bulldog" and "Think For Yourself" to name but a few. This album deserves more Praise despite being only a complemation album. Hats off to The Boys. 10/10

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