Because (Beatles song)

original song written and composed by Lennon-McCartney; first recorded by The Beatles

"Because" is a song written by John Lennon[1] (credited to Lennon/McCartney) and performed by The Beatles. It features a 3-part harmony vocal performance between Lennon, McCartney and George Harrison, overdubbed three times to make nine voices in all.[2] "Because" appeared on the 1969 album Abbey Road.

"Because"
Song by The Beatles
from the album Abbey Road
Released26 September 1969
Recorded1–5 August 1969,
EMI Studios, London
GenrePsychedelic rock, art rock
Length2:45
LabelApple Records
Songwriter(s)Lennon/McCartney
Producer(s)George Martin
Abbey Road track listing

Other websitesEdit

  1. Sheff 2000, p. 191.
  2. Miles 1997, p. 555.
  • Lewisohn, Mark (1988). The Beatles Recording Sessions. New York: Harmony Books. ISBN 0-517-57066-1.
  • MacDonald, Ian (2005). Revolution in the Head: The Beatles' Records and the Sixties (Second Revised ed.). London: Pimlico (Rand). ISBN 1-844-13828-3.
  • Miles, Barry (1997). Paul McCartney: Many Years From Now. New York: Henry Holt & Company. ISBN 0-8050-5249-6.
  • Pollack, Alan W. "Notes on "Because"". Notes on ... Series.
  • Sheff, David (2000). All We Are Saying. New York: St. Martin's Press. ISBN 0-312-25464-4.
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