Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

Past Masters Volume Two

First released: March 7, 1988

Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Geoff Emerick

 

  1. Day Tripper – 2:50
    Recorded: October 16, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, rhythm guitar, tambourine
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  2. We Can Work It out – 2:15
    Recorded: October 20, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – acoustic guitar, harmonium, harmony vocal
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison – tambourine
    Ringo Starr – drums
  3. Paperback Writer – 2:19
    Recorded: April 13, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England with an overdub added April 14, 1966
    John Lennon – rhythm guitar, background vocal
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr – drums
  4. Rain – 3:02
    Recorded: April 14, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added April 16, 1966
    John Lennon – lead vocal, rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, background vocal
    George Harrison – lead guitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr – drums, tambourine
  5. 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
  6. The Inner Light – 2:32
    Recorded: February 6, 1968 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs and backing vocals added February 8, 1968
    John Lennon – background vocal
    Paul McCartney – background vocal
    George Harrison – lead vocal
    Indian session musicians – all instruments
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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)
  14. 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)
  15. You Know My Name (Look up the Number) – 4:17
    John Lennon – lead vocal, maracas, sound effects
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, piano, double bass, sound effects
    George Harrison – xylophone, background vocal
    Ringo Starr – lead vocal, drums, bongos
    Brain Jones – saxophone
    Mal Evans – background vocal