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The Beatles 1967-1970
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The Beatles 1967-1970

First released: 1973, April 2

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Tracks
  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. A Day in the Life (5:33)
    Recorded: January 19, 1967 (basic track) and February 10, 1967 (orchestral track) at Abbey Road, London, England with the final-chord ending overdubbed February 22, 1967
    John Lennon - lead vocal (first, second and last verses), acoustic guitar, lead guitar
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal (middle section), piano, conducts the forty-one-piece orchestra
    Ringo Starr - drums
    Lennon, McCartney, Starr, Mal Evans - three pianos (final chord)
    George Martin - harmonium
    Mal Evans - alarm clock
    Session musicians - forty-one-piece orchestra
  7. 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
  8. I Am the Walrus (4:37)
    Recorded: September 5, 1967 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added September 6, 1967 and September 27, 1967
    John Lennon - lead vocal, mellotron (at the beginning)
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, background vocal
    George Harrison - tambourine, background vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
    Session musicians - eight violins, four cellos, three horns
    Choir - six boys singing "Oompah, oompah, stick it up your jumper", six girls singing "Everybody's got one"
  9. Hello Goodbye (3:32)
    Recorded: October 2, 1967 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added October 19, 20, 25 and November 2, 1967
    John Lennon - lead guitar, organ, background vocal
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar, piano, bongos, conga drum,
    background vocal
    George Harrison - lead guitar, tambourine, background vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums, maracas
    Session musicians - two violas
  10. The Fool on the Hill (3:00)
    Recorded: September 25, 1967 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added September 26, 1967 and October 20, 1967 (flutes)
    John Lennon - harmonica, maracas
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, piano, double-tracked recorder, flute
    George Harrison - lead guitar, harmonica
    Ringo Starr - finger cymbals
  11. Magical Mystery Tour (2:52)
    Recorded: April 25, 1967 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added April 26-27, 1967 (vocals), May 3, 1967 (trumpets), and November 7, 1967
    John Lennon - acoustic guitar, background vocal
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar, piano (with echo effects)
    George Harrison - lead guitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums, tambourine
    Session musicians - three trumpets
  12. Lady Madonna (2:19)
    Recorded: February 3, 1968 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added February 6, 1968
    John Lennon - background vocal
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar, piano
    George Harrison - lead guitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
    Ronnie Scott - saxophone
    Harry Klein - saxophone
    Bill Povey - saxophone
    Bill Jackman - saxophone
  13. Hey Jude (7:08)
    Recorded: July 31, 1968 at Trident Studios, London, England with the forty-piece orchestra overdubbed August 1, 1968
    John Lennon - acoustic guitar, background vocal
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar, piano
    George Harrison - lead guitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums, tambourine
    Forty-piece orchestra - sustained notes, clapping, "na-na-na" chorus
  14. Revolution (3:24)
    Recorded: July 10, 1968 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added July 11-12, 1968
    John Lennon - lead vocal, lead guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, organ
    George Harrison - lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums
    Nicky Hopkins - piano
  15. Back in the USSR (2:43)
    Recorded: August 22, 1968 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added August 23, 1968
    John Lennon - 6-string bass, background vocal
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, lead guitar, piano, drums, background vocal
    George Harrison - jazz bass, background vocal
  16. While My Guitar Gently Weeps (4:45)
    Recorded: July 25, 1968 at Abbey Road, London, England, remade August 16, 1968 with overdubs September 3, 1968, and remade again September 5, 1968 with overdubs September 6, 1968
    John Lennon - acoustic guitar, organ, harmony vocal
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, piano, harmony vocal
    George Harrison - double-tracked lead vocal, acoustic guitar, lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums, castanets, tambourine
    Eric Clapton - Gibson Les Paul lead guitar
  17. Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (3:09)
    Recorded: July 3, 1968 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added July 4-5, 1968, a remake July 8, 1968 and more overdubbing July 11, 1968 and July 15, 1968
    John Lennon - maracas, background vocal
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar, piano
    George Harrison - acoustic guitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
    Session musicians - brass
  18. Get Back (3:07)
    Recorded: January 27, 1969 at Apple Studios, London, England
    John Lennon - lead guitar
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison - rhythm guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums
    Billy Preston - electric piano
  19. Don't Let Me Down (3:35)
    Recorded: January 28, 1969 at Apple Studios, London, England
    John Lennon - double-tracked lead vocal, lead guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison - rhythm guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums
    Billy Preston - organ
  20. The Ballad of John and Yoko (2:59)
    Recorded: April 14, 1969 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon - lead vocal, acoustic guitar, lead guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, drums, piano, maracas, harmony vocal
  21. Old Brown Shoe (3:21)
    Recorded: April 16, 1969 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added April 18, 1969
    John Lennon - background vocal
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, piano, background vocal
    George Harrison - lead vocal, lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums
    Billy Preston - organ
  22. Here Comes the Sun (3:05)
    Recorded: July 7, 1969 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added July 8 and 16, 1969 and August 6, 11, 15 and 19, 1969
    John Lennon - acoustic guitar, harmony vocal, handclaps
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, harmony vocal, handclaps
    George Harrison - lead vocal, acoustic guitar, Moog synthesizer, handclaps
    Ringo Starr - drums, handclaps
    Session musicians - strings
  23. Come Together (4:21)
    Recorded: July 21, 1969 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added July 22, 23, 25, 29, and 30, 1969
    John Lennon - lead vocal, lead guitar, electric piano
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison - lead guitar
    Ringo Starr - drums, maracas
  24. Something (3:03)
    Recorded: April 16, 1969 at Abbey Road, London, England and remade May 2, 1969 with overdubs added May 5, 1969, July 11, 1969, July 16, 1969 and August 15, 1969
    John Lennon - lead guitar
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, handclaps, background vocal
    George Harrison - double-tracked lead vocal, lead guitar, organ
    Ringo Starr - drums, handclaps, background vocal
    Session musicians - strings
  25. Octopus's Garden (2:51)
    Recorded: April 26, 1969 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added April 29, 1969 and July 17-18, 1969
    John Lennon - lead guitar, background vocal
    Paul McCartney - bass guitar, piano, background vocal
    George Harrison - lead guitar, synthesizer
    Ringo Starr - lead vocal, drums
  26. Let It Be (4:03)
    Recorded: January 31, 1969 at Apple Studios, London, England with overdubs added April 30, 1969 and January 4, 1970
    Re-produced and remixed by Phil Spector in March, 1970
    John Lennon - bass guitar, harmony vocal
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, piano
    George Harrison - lead guitar, harmony vocal
    Ringo Starr - drums
    Billy Preston - organ
    Session musicians - orchestra (overdubbed by Phil Spector)
    Linda McCartney - backing vocals (on single release only)
  27. Across the Universe (3:49)
    Recorded: February 4, 1968 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubbing on February 8, 1968
    Re-produced and remixed by Phil Spector in March, 1970
    John Lennon - lead vocal, acoustic guitar, lead guitar, organ
    Paul McCartney - piano
    George Harrison - sitar
    Ringo Starr - maracas
    George Martin - organ (with Lennon)
    Session musicians - strings, choir (overdubbed by Phil Spector)
  28. The Long and Winding Road (3:38)
    Recorded: January 31, 1969 at Apple Studios, London, England.
    Re-produced and remixed by Phil Spector on April 1, 1970
    John Lennon - bass guitar
    Paul McCartney - lead vocal, piano
    Session musicians - choir, strings, harp, drums (overdubbed by Phil Spector)
Credits
Producers: George Martin, Phil Spector
Cover Photo: Angus McBean
Releases
1973, April 2 Apple SKBO-3404 (US)
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