Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017

Yesterday and Today

First released: June 20, 1966

Producer: George Martin (prepared for release in the U.S.A. by Bill Miller)
Engineer: Geoff Emerick
“Trunk” and “Butcher” Cover Photos by: Bob Whitaker
George Harrison: Vocals, Guitar, Acoustic guitar, Capoed lead guitar
John Lennon: Vocals, Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Tambourine, Harmonium, Maracas
Paul McCartney: Vocals, Bass Guitar, Piano, Epiphone acoustic guitar
Ringo Starr: Drums, Vocals, Tambourine
George Martin: Harmonium (If I Needed Someone)

  1. Drive My Car (2:30)
    Recorded: October 13, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, tambourine
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, bass guitar, piano
    George Harrison – lead guitar, background vocal
    Ringo Starr – drums
  2. 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
  3. Nowhere Man (2:45)
    Recorded: October 21-22, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – lead vocal, acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – lead guitar, harmony vocal
    Ringo Starr – drums
  4. 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
  5. Yesterday (2:08)
    Recorded: June 14, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    Paul McCartney – lead vocal, Epiphone acoustic guitar
    Session musicians – string quartet
  6. Act Naturally (2:33)
    Recorded: June 17, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – acoustic guitar
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – lead vocal, drums
  7. 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
  8. If I Needed Someone (2:24)
    Recorded: October 16, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England with overdubs added October 18, 1965
    John Lennon – tambourine, background vocal
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, background vocal
    George Harrison – double-tracked lead vocal, capoed lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – drums
    George Martin – harmonium
  9. 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
  10. What Goes on (2:51)
    Recorded: November 4, 1965 at Abbey Road, London, England
    John Lennon – rhythm guitar, harmony vocal
    Paul McCartney – bass guitar, harmony vocal
    George Harrison – lead guitar
    Ringo Starr – lead vocal, drums
  11. 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