Her Majesty (song)

original song written and composed by Lennon-McCartney

"Her Majesty" is a song written by Paul McCartney (although credited to Lennon/McCartney) that appears on The Beatles' album Abbey Road. "Her Majesty" is the final track of the album and appears fourteen seconds after the song "The End", but was not listed on the original sleeve. As such, it is considered one of the first examples of a hidden track in rock music.

"Her Majesty"
Song by The Beatles
from the album Abbey Road
Released26 September 1969
Recorded2 July 1969
GenreFolk
Length0:23
LabelApple Records
Songwriter(s)Lennon/McCartney
Producer(s)George Martin
Abbey Road track listing

RecordingEdit

The song was recorded in three takes on July 2, 1969, before the Beatles started work on "Golden Slumbers"/"Carry That Weight". McCartney sang and played an acoustic guitar. The decision take it from the Abbey Road medley was made on July 30.[1]

NotesEdit

  1. "The Beatles Bible: Her Majesty". Retrieved 2008-10-28.