Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

Rubber Soul

First released:  December 6, 1965

Producer: George Martin
Engineers: Norman Smith, Geoff Emerick
Cover Photo by Robert Freeman

George Harrison: Vocals, Guitar, Acoustic guitar, Sitar, Tambourine
John Lennon: Vocals, Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Tambourine, Acoustic guitar, Capoed acoustic guitar
Paul McCartney: Vocals, Bass Guitar, Acoustic guitar, Piano, Fuzz bass
Ringo Starr: Drums, Vocals, Tambourine, Maracas, Hammond organ

Mal Evans: Hammond organ (You Won’t See Me)
George Martin: Harmonium (The Word), Piano (In My Life), Tambourine (Run for Your Life)

 

  1. I’ve Just Seen a Face (2:07)
    Recorded: June 14, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    George Harrison – acoustic lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums, maracas
  2. Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) (2:06)
    Recorded: October 12, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England but remade October 21, 1965
    John Lennon – lead vocal, capoed acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – sitar
    Ringo Starr – tambourine
  3. You Won’t See Me (3:22)
    Recorded: November 11, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – tambourine, background vocal
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar, piano
    George Harrison – lead guitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr – drums
    Mal Evans – Hammond organ
  4. Think for Yourself (2:19)
    Recorded: November 8, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – tambourine, background vocal
    Paul McCartney – fuzz bass, background vocal
    George Harrison – lead vocal, lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums, maracas
  5. The Word (2:44)
    Recorded: November 10, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, rhythm guitar
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar, piano
    George Harrison – lead vocal, lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums, maracas
    George Martin – harmonium
  6. Michelle (2:42)
    Recorded: November 3, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – acoustic guitar, background vocal
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison – acoustic guitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr – drums
  7. It’s Only Love (1:59)
    Recorded: June 15, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, acoustic guitar, tambourine
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  8. Girl (2:34)
    Recorded: November 11, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, background vocal
    George Harrison – sitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr – drums
  9. I’m Looking Through You (2:27)
    Recorded: October 24, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England but remade November 6, 1965 and again November 10, 1965 with vocals overdubbed November 11, 1965
    John Lennon – acoustic guitar, harmony vocal
    Paul McCartney – double-tracked lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar, tambourine
    Ringo Starr – drums, Hammond organ
  10. In My Life (2:28)
    Recorded: October 18, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England with the instrumental break overdubbed October 22, 1965
    John Lennon – double-tracked lead vocal
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
    George Martin – piano
  11. Wait (2:17)
    Recorded: June 17, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England with bits and pieces overdubbed on November 11, 1965
    John Lennon – lead vocal, tambourine
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
  12. Run for Your Life (2:19)
    Recorded: October 12, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, background vocal
    George Harrison – lead guitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr – drums
    George Martin – tambourine