Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

Revolver

First released: August 5, 1966

Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Geoff Emerick
Photography: Robert Whitaker
Design: Klaus Voormann

George Harrison: Vocals, Guitar, Sitar, Tambourine, Sound Effects
John Lennon: Vocals, Guitar, Horn, Marimbas, Organ, Rhythm Guitar, Tambourine, Sound Effects
Paul McCartney: Vocals, Bass Guitar, Guitar
Ringo Starr: Drums, Vocals, Tambourine

Neil Aspinall: Background Vocals – Anvil Bhagwat: Tabla – Alan Branscombe: Tenor Saxophone
Alan Civil: Horn – Peter Coe: Tenor Saxophone  – Les Conlon: Trumpet  – Geoff Emerick: Background Vocals – Mal Evans: Background Vocals – Tony Gilbert: Violin – Ian Hammer: Trumpet
Patti Harrison: Background Vocals – Jurgen Hess: Violin – Norman Jones: Cello
George Martin: Background Vocals, Organ, Piano – Sidney Sax: Violin – John Sharpe: Violin
Stephen Shingles: Viola – Derrick Simpson: Cello – Eddie “Tan Tan” Thornton: Trumpet
John Underwood: Viola

  1. Taxman – 2:39
    Recorded: April 20, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England but remade April 21, 1966 with overdubbing on April 22, 1966 and May 16, 1966
    John Lennon – tambourine, background vocal
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, background vocal, guitar solo
    George Harrison – double-tracked lead vocal, lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  2. 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
  3. I’m Only Sleeping – 3:01
    Recorded: April 27, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England with lead vocal overdubbed April 29, 1966, backward guitar May 5, 1966 and background vocals May 6, 1966
    John Lennon – lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, background vocal
    George Harrison – lead guitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr – drums
  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. Here, There and Everywhere – 2:26
    Recorded: June 14, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added June 16-17, 1966
    John Lennon – background vocal
    Paul McCartney – double-tracked lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr – drums
  6. 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
  7. She Said She Said – 2:37
    Recorded: June 21, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  8. Good Day Sunshine – 2:10
    Recorded: June 8, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added June 9, 1966
    John Lennon – harmony vocal
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison – harmony vocal
    Ringo Starr – drums
    George Martin – piano
  9. And Your Bird Can Sing – 2:01
    Recorded: April 20, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England but remade April 26, 1966
    John Lennon – lead vocal, rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – lead guitar, harmony vocal
    Ringo Starr – drums, tambourine
  10. For No One – 2:02
    Recorded: May 9, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England with the vocal overdubbed May 16, 1966 and the French horn solo overdubbed May 19, 1966
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar, piano
    Ringo Starr – drums, tambourine
    Alan Civil – French horn
  11. Doctor Robert – 2:15
    Recorded: April 17, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England with vocals overdubbed April 19, 1966
    John Lennon – double-tracked lead vocal, harmonium, maracas
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  12. I Want to Tell You – 2:30
    Recorded: June 2, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England with bass guitar overdubbed June 3, 1966
    John Lennon – tambourine, harmony vocal
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, piano, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – double-tracked lead vocal, lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  13. Got to Get You Into My Life – 2:31
    Recorded: April 7-8, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added April 11, May 18, and June 17, 1966
    John Lennon – tambourine
    Paul McCartney – double-tracked lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
    George Martin – organ
    Eddy Thornton – trumpet
    Ian Hamer – trumpet
    Les Conlon – trumpet
    Alan Branscombe – tenor saxophone
    Peter Coe – tenor saxophone
  14. Tomorrow Never Knows – 2:57
    Recorded: April 6, 1966 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added April 7, 1966 and April 22, 1966
    John Lennon – lead vocal, tambourine, tape loops
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, tape loop (bird sounds)
    George Harrison – lead guitar, sitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
    George Martin – piano