Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

Let It Be

First released:  May 18, 1970

Producers: George Martin (January, 1969), Phil Spector (March-April, 1970)
Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Glyn Johns
Photography: Ethan Russell
Design: John Kosh

George Harrison: Vocals, Guitar
John Lennon: Vocals, Guitar, Organ
Paul McCartney: Vocals, Bass, Piano
Ringo Starr: Drums, Vocals, Maracas

George Martin: Piano
Billy Preston: Organ, Electric Piano

  1. Two of Us – 3:27
    Recorded: January 31, 1969 at Apple Studios, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  2. Dig a Pony – 3:54
    Recorded: January 30, 1969 on the rooftop of Apple Studios, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, lead guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – rhythm guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
    Billy Preston – organ
  3. 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)
  4. I Me Mine – 2:26
    Recorded: January 3, 1970 at Abbey Road, London, England
    Re-produced and remixed by Phil Spector on April 1, 1970
    Paul McCartney – piano, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – lead vocal, acoustic guitar, lead electric guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
    Billy Preston – organ
    Session musicians – strings (overdubbed by Phil Spector)
  5. Dig It – 0:50
    Recorded: January 26, 1969 at Apple Studios, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal
    Paul McCartney – piano
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
    Billy Preston – organ
  6. 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)
  7. Maggie Mae – 0:41
    Recorded: January 24, 1969 at Apple Studios, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney – acoustic guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – bass guitar, harmony vocal
    Ringo Starr – drums
  8. I’ve Got a Feeling – 3:38
    Recorded: January 30, 1969 on the rooftop of Apple Studios, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, lead guitar
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison – rhythm guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
    Billy Preston – electric piano
  9. One After 909 – 2:55
    Recorded: January 30, 1969 on the rooftop of Apple Studios, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, lead guitar
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison – rhythm guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
    Billy Preston – electric piano
  10. 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)
  11. For You Blue – 2:33
    Recorded: January 25, 1969 at Apple Studios, London, England
    John Lennon – steel guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, piano
    George Harrison – lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  12. 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