Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite! (Takes 1 and 2)
Authors: Lennon, McCartney; Lead vocal: Lennon

(take 1)
[For the benefit of Mr. Kite!

"For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!" This is take 1.

"Being" For The Benefit...


(false start)

(take 2)
[Take 2.

Ha, burr!


For the benefit of Mr. Kite,
there will be a show tonight on trampoline.

(take 3)
[Take 3.

Try and sing as though you know that show,
especially in the last verses when you don't know that show.

Well, ha ha, Mr. Henderson, ten summersets?

Just try to proceed as a big get it in, you've gotta go and all the
little breaks that laugh your singing.
"The benefit of da da da.."



Recorded: February 17 and 20, 1967 at Abbey Road, London, England

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Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite! (Take 7)