Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017

Revolver

First released: August 8, 1966

Producer: George Martin (prepared for release in the U.S.A. by Bill Miller)
Engineer: Geoff Emerick
Cover Designed by: Klaus Voorman

  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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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