LET IT BE

let it be

let it be

Tanggal Rilis 8 Mei 1970

Proses Rekaman Februari 1968, Januari–Februari 1969, Januari & Maret–April 1970, EMI dan Apple studios dan Twickenham Film Studios, London

Genre Album Rock

Durasi 35:16

Label Apple

Produser Phil Spector

Daftar Lagu :

  1. Two of Us
  2. Dig a Pony
  3. Across the Universe
  4. I Me Mine (George Harrison)
  5. Dig It (Lennon/ McCartney/ Harrison/ Richard Starkey)
  6. Let It Be
  7. Maggie Mae (traditional, arr. by Lennon/ McCartney/ Harrison/ Starkey)
  8. I’ve Got a Feeling
  9. One After 909
  10. The Long and Winding Road
  11. For You Blue (Harrison)
  12. Get Back

Personil :

The Beatles

  • John Lennon – lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, lead guitar on “Get Back,” lap steel guitar on “For You Blue,” acoustic guitar on “Two of Us,” “Across the Universe” and “Maggie Mae,” six-string bass guitar on “Dig It,” “Let It Be” and “The Long and Winding Road”
  • Paul McCartney – lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, piano on “Dig It,” “Let It Be,” “The Long and Winding Road,” and “For You Blue,” acoustic guitar on “Two of Us” and “Maggie Mae,” Hammond organ and electric piano on “I Me Mine”
  • George Harrison – lead vocals on “I Me Mine” and “For You Blue,” lead and rhythm guitars, acoustic guitar on “For You Blue” and “I Me Mine,” tambura on “Across the Universe,” six-string bass guitar on “Two of Us” and “Maggie Mae”
  • Ringo Starr – drums and percussion

Musisi Tambahan dan tim produksi

  • Richard Anthony Hewson – string and brass arrangements on “I Me Mine” and “The Long and Winding Road”
  • Brian Rogers – string and brass arrangements on “Across the Universe”
  • John Barham – choral arrangements on “Across the Universe,” “I Me Mine” and “The Long and Winding Road”)
  • George Martin – shaker on “Dig It,” string and brass arrangements on “Let It Be”
  • Linda McCartney – backing vocals on “Let It Be”
  • Billy Preston – electric piano on “Dig a Pony,” “I’ve Got a Feeling,” “One After 909,” “The Long and Winding Road,” and “Get Back,” Hammond organ on “Dig It” and “Let It Be”
  • Glyn Johns – audio engineering, mixing
  • George Martin – producer
  • Alan Parsons – assistant engineer
  • Phil Spector – “re-producer” (final overdubs), final mixing

ABBEY ROAD

abbey road

abbey road

Tanggal Rilis 26 September 1969

Proses Rekaman 22 Februari – 20 Augustus 1969, EMI, Olympic dan Trident studios, London

Genre Album Rock

Durasi 47:23

Label Apple

Produser  George Martin

Daftar Lagu :

  1. Come Together
  2. Something (George Harrison)
  3. Maxwell’s Silver Hammer
  4. Oh! Darling
  5. Octopus’s Garden (Richard Starkey)
  6. I Want You (She’s So Heavy)
  7. Here Comes the Sun (Harrison)
  8. Because
  9. You Never Give Me Your Money
  10. Sun King
  11. Mean Mr. Mustard
  12. Polythene Pam
  13. She Came in Through the Bathroom Window
  14. Golden Slumbers
  15. Carry That Weight
  16. The End
  17. Her Majesty

Personil :

The Beatles

  • George Harrison – lead, rhythm, acoustic and bass guitars; lead, harmony and backing vocals (sometimes multitracked); Hammond organ, harmonium and Moog synthesiser; handclaps and assorted percussion
  • John Lennon – lead and rhythm guitars; six and twelve-string acoustic guitars; lead, harmony and backing vocals (sometimes multitracked); electric and acoustic pianos; Hammond organ and Moog synthesiser; white noise generator and sound effects; tambourine and maracas
  • Paul McCartney – lead, rhythm, acoustic and bass guitars; fuzz bass; lead, harmony and backing vocals (sometimes multitracked); electric and acoustic pianos; Hammond organ and Moog synthesiser (ribbon strip); handclaps and assorted percussion and sound effects
  • Ringo Starr – drums, percussion, timpani, anvil and hand claps; lead and backing vocals

Musisi Tambahan dan tim produksi

  • George Martin – piano; electric harpsichord, harmonium and percussion
  • Billy Preston – Hammond organ on “Something” and “I Want You (She’s So Heavy)”
  • “Something” and “Here Comes the Sun” orchestrated and conducted by George Martin (with George Harrison)
  • “Golden Slumbers”, “Carry That Weight” and “The End” orchestrated and conducted by George Martin (with Paul McCartney)
  • Produced by George Martin (with the Beatles)
  • Recorded by Geoff Emerick and Phil McDonald
  • Assistant Engineering by Alan Parsons
  • Mixed by Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald and George Martin (with the Beatles)
  • Moog programming by Mike Vickers

YELLOW SUBMARINE

yellow submarine

yellow submarine

Tanggal Rilis 13 Januari 1969

Proses Rekaman 12 Mei 1967 – 11 Februari 1968 (The Beatles) & 22–23 Oktober 1968 (George Martin), EMI dan De Lane Lea studios, London

Genre Album Rock, orchestral

Durasi  40:12

Label Apple

Produser George Martin

Daftar Lagu :

  1. Yellow Submarine (pernah rilis sebagai single pada 1966, dan dalam album “Revolver”)
  2. Only a Northern Song
  3. All Together Now
  4. Hey Bulldog
  5. It’s All Too Much
  6. All You Need Is Love (pernah rilis sebagai single pada 1967, dan dalam album “Magical Mystery Tour”)

Komposisi Instrumental oleh George Martin:

  1. Pepperland
  2. Sea of Time
  3. Sea of Holes
  4. Sea of Monsters
  5. March of the Meanies
  6. Pepperland Laid Waste
  7. Yellow Submarine in Pepperland (Lennon/McCartney, arransemen oleh Martin)

THE BEATLES (WHITE ALBUM)

the beatles (white album)

the beatles (white album)

Tanggal Rilis 22 November 1968

Proses Rekaman 30 Mei – 14 Oktober 1968, EMI dan Trident studios, London

Genre Album Rock

Durasi  93:35

Label  Apple

Produser George Martin

Daftar Lagu :

Side 1:

  1. Back in the U.S.S.R.
  2. Dear Prudence
  3. Glass Onion
  4. Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
  5. Wild Honey Pie
  6. The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill
  7. While My Guitar Gently Weeps (George Harrison)
  8. Happiness Is a Warm Gun

Side 2:

  1. Martha My Dear
  2. I’m So Tired
  3. Blackbird
  4. Piggies (Harrison)
  5. Rocky Raccoon
  6. Don’t Pass Me By (Richard Starkey)
  7. Why Don’t We Do It in the Road?
  8. I Will
  9. Julia

Side 3:

  1. Birthday
  2. Yer Blues
  3. Mother Nature’s Son
  4. Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey
  5. Sexy Sadie
  6. Helter Skelter
  7. Long, Long, Long (Harrison)

Side 4:

  1. Revolution 1
  2. Honey Pie
  3. Savoy Truffle (Harrison)
  4. Cry Baby Cry
  5. Revolution 9
  6. Good Night

Personil :

The Beatles

  • George Harrison – lead, harmony and backing vocals; lead and rhythm (electric and acoustic) guitars, four and six-string bass guitar; Hammond organ; drums and assorted percussion (tambourine, hand shake bell, handclaps and vocal percussion) and sound effects
  • John Lennon – lead, harmony and backing vocals; lead and rhythm (electric and acoustic) guitars, four and six-string bass guitar; piano (electric and acoustic), Hammond organ, harmonium, mellotron; drums and assorted percussion (tambourine, maracas, handclaps and vocal percussion); harmonica, saxophone and whistling; tapes, tape loops and sound effects (electronic and home-made
  • Paul McCartney – lead, harmony and backing vocals; lead and rhythm (electric and acoustic) guitars, four and six-string bass guitar; piano (electric and acoustic); Hammond organ; timpani; tambourine; handclaps; vocal percussion; drums on “Back in the U.S.S.R.” and “Dear Prudence”; recorder; flugelhorn; sound effects
  • Ringo Starr – drums and assorted percussion (tambourine, bongos, cymbals, maracas, vocal percussion); electric piano and sleigh bell (on “Don’t Pass Me By”), lead vocals (on “Don’t Pass Me By” and “Good Night”) and backing vocals on “The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill”

Musisi Tambahan dan tim produksi

  • Eric Clapton – lead guitar on “While my Guitar Gently Weeps”
  • Mal Evans – backing vocals and handclaps on “Dear Prudence”, handclaps on “Birthday”, trumpet on “Helter Skelter”
  • Jack Fallon – violin on “Don’t Pass Me By”
  • Pattie Harrison – backing vocals on “Birthday”
  • Jackie Lomax – backing vocals and handclaps on “Dear Prudence”
  • Maureen Starkey – backing vocals on “The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill”
  • Yoko Ono – backing vocals and handclaps on “The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill”, speech, tapes and sound effects on “Revolution 9”, backing vocals on “Birthday”
  • Ted Barker – trombone on “Martha My Dear”
  • Leon Calvert – trumpet and flugelhorn on “Martha My Dear”
  • Henry Datyner, Eric Bowie, Norman Lederman, and Ronald Thomas – violin on “Glass Onion”
  • Bernard Miller, Dennis McConnell, Lou Soufier and Les Maddox – violin on “Martha My Dear”
  • Reginald Kilby – cello on “Glass Onion” and “Martha My Dear”
  • Eldon Fox  – cello on “Glass Onion”
  • Frederick Alexander  – cello on “Martha My Dear”
  • Harry Klein – saxophone on “Savoy Truffle” and “Honey Pie”
  • Dennis Walton, Ronald Chamberlain, Jim Chest, and Rex Morris – saxophone on “Honey Pie”
  • Raymond Newman and David Smith – clarinet on “Honey Pie”
  • Art Ellefson, Danny Moss, and Derek Collins – tenor sax on “Savoy Truffle”
  • Ronnie Ross and Bernard George – baritone sax on “Savoy Truffle”
  • Alf Reece – tuba on “Martha My Dear”
  • The Mike Sammes Singers – backing vocals on “Good Night”
  • Stanley Reynolds and Ronnie Hughes – trumpet on “Martha My Dear”
  • Tony Tunstall – French horn on “Martha My Dear”
  • John Underwood and Keith Cummings – viola on “Glass Onion”
  • Leo Birnbaum and Henry Myerscough – viola on “Martha My Dear”
  • Geoff Emerick – engineer, speech on “Revolution #9”
  • George Martin – record producer and mixer; string, brass, clarinet, orchestral arrangements and conducting; piano on “Rocky Raccoon”
  • Ken Scott – engineer and mixer
  • Barry Sheffield – engineer (Trident Studio)
  • Chris Thomas – producer; Mellotron on “The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill”, harpsichord on “Piggies”, piano on “Long, Long, Long”

MAGICAL MISTERY TOUR

magical mistery tour

magical mistery tour

Tanggal Rilis 27 November 1967

Proses Rekaman 24 November 1966 – 7 November 1967, EMI dan Olympic studios, London

Genre Album Rock, psychedelic rock

Durasi  36:35

Label Capital Records, Parlophone

Produser George Martin

Daftar Lagu :

  1. Magical Mystery Tour
  2. The Fool on the Hill
  3. Flying (Lennon/McCartney/Harrison/Starkey)
  4. Blue Jay Way (Harrison)
  5. Your Mother Should Know
  6. I Am the Walrus
  7. Hello, Goodbye
  8. Strawberry Fields Forever
  9. Penny Lane
  10. Baby, You’re a Rich Man
  11. All You Need Is Love

Personil  :

The Beatles

  • George Harrison – guitar, vocals, harmonica on “The Fool on the Hill”, Hammond organ on “Blue Jay Way”
  • John Lennon – guitar, piano, electric piano, mellotron, vocals, harmonica on “The Fool on the Hill”
  • Paul McCartney – bass guitar, piano, mellotron, vocals, recorder on “The Fool on the Hill”
  • Ringo Starr – drums, vocals

Musisi Tambahan dan tim produksi

  • Geoff Emerick & Ken Scott
  • “Magical Mystery Tour” – Mal Evans and Neil Aspinall on percussion, David Mason, Elgar Howarth, Roy Copestake and John Wilbraham on trumpets
  • “The Fool on the Hill” – Christoper Taylor, Richard Taylor and Jack Ellory on flute
  • “I Am the Walrus” – Sidney Sax, Jack Rothstein, Ralph Elman, Andrew McGee, Jack Greene, Louis Stevens, John Jezzard and Jack Richards on violins, Lionel Ross, Eldon Fox, Brian Martin and Terry Weil on cellos and Neill Sanders, Tony Tunstall and Morris Miller on horns, Peggie Allen, Wendy Horan, Pat Whitmore, Jill Utting, June Day, Sylvia King, Irene King, G. Mallen, Fred Lucas, Mike Redway, John O’Neill, F. Dachtler, Allan Grant, D. Griffiths, J. Smith and J. Fraser on backing vocals
  • “Hello, Goodbye” – Ken Essex, Leo Birnbaum on violas.
  • “Strawberry Fields Forever” – Mal Evans on percussion, Tony Fisher, Greg Bowen, Derek Watkins and Stanley Roderick on trumpets and John Hall, Derek Simpson, Norman Jones on cellos.
  • “Penny Lane” – Ray Swinfield, P. Goody, Manny Winters and Dennis Walton on flutes, Leon Calvert, Freddy Clayton, Bert Courtley and Duncan Campbell on trumpets, Dick Morgan and Mike Winfield on English horns, Frank Clarke on double bass and David Mason on piccolo trumpet
  • “Baby, You’re a Rich Man” – Eddie Kramer on vibraphone
  • “All You Need Is Love” – George Martin on piano, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Marianne Faithfull, Keith Moon, Eric Clapton, Pattie Boyd Harrison, Jane Asher, Mike McCartney, Maureen Starkey, Graham Nash and wife, Gary Leeds and Hunter Davies on backing vocals, Sidney Sax, Patrick Halling, Eric Bowie and Jack Holmes on violins, Rex Morris and Don Honeywill on sax, David Mason and Stanley Woods on trumpets, Evan Watkins and Henry Spain on horns, Jack Emblow on accordion and Brian Martin on cello

SGT. PEPPER’S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND

sgt pepper's lonely hearts club band

sgt pepper's lonely hearts club band

Tanggal Rilis 1 Juni 1967

Proses Rekaman 6 Desember 1966 – 21 April 1967, EMI dan Regent Sound studios, London

Genre Album Rock, psychedelic rock

Durasi 39:42

Label Parlophone

Produser George Martin

Daftar Lagu :

  1. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
  2. With a Little Help from My Friends
  3. Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
  4. Getting Better
  5. Fixing a Hole
  6. She’s Leaving Home
  7. Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!
  8. Within You Without You (Harrison)
  9. When I’m Sixty-Four
  10. Lovely Rita
  11. Good Morning Good Morning
  12. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
  13. A Day in the Life

Personil :

The Beatles

  • John Lennon – lead, harmony and background vocals; lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars; Hammond organ and piano; handclaps, harmonica, tape loops, sound effects and kazoo; tambourine and maracas
  • Paul McCartney – lead, harmony and backing vocals; lead electric, acoustic and bass guitars; piano and Hammond organ; handclaps, vocalisations, tape loops, sound effects and kazoo
  • George Harrison – lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars; sitar; lead vocals on “Within You Without You,” harmony and backing vocals; tambura; harmonica and kazoo; handclaps; maracas
  • Ringo Starr – drums, congas, tambourine, maracas, handclaps and tubular bells; lead vocals on “With a Little Help from My Friends”; harmonica and kazoo; final piano E chord

Musisi Tambahan dan tim produksi

  • Neil Aspinall – tambura and harmonica
  • Geoff Emerick – recording and mixing engineer; tape loops and sound effects
  • Mal Evans – counting, alarm clock and final piano E chord
  • George Martin – producer and mixer; tape loops and sound effects; harpsichord (on “Fixing a Hole”), harmonium, Lowry organ and glockenspiel (on “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!”), Hammond organ (on “With a Little Help from My Friends”), and piano (on “Getting Better” and the solo in “Lovely Rita”); final harmonium chord.
  • Session musicians – four French horns on “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”, (Neill Sanders, James W. Buck, John Burden, Tony Randall), arranged and conducted by Martin and McCartney; string section and harp on “She’s Leaving Home”, arranged by Mike Leander and conducted by Martin; harmonium, tabla, sitar, dilruba, eight violins and four cellos on “Within You, Without You”, arranged and conducted by Harrison and Martin; clarinet trio on “When I’m Sixty Four”, as arranged and conducted by Martin and McCartney; saxophone sextet on “Good Morning, Good Morning”, arranged and conducted by Martin and Lennon; and forty-piece orchestra (strings, brass, woodwinds and percussion) on “A Day in the Life”, arranged by Martin, Lennon and McCartney and conducted by Martin and McCartney

REVOLVER

revolver

revolver

Tanggal Rilis  5 Agustus 1966

Proses Rekaman  6 April – 21 Juni 1966, EMI Studios, London

Genre Album  Rock, psychedelic rock

Durasi  35:01

Label  Parlophone

Produser  George Martin

Daftar Lagu :

  1. Taxman (Harrison)
  2. Eleanor Rigby
  3. I’m Only Sleeping
  4. Love You To (Harrison)
  5. Here, There and Everywhere
  6. Yellow Submarine
  7. She Said She Said
  8. Good Day Sunshine
  9. And Your Bird Can Sing
  10. For No One
  11. Doctor Robert
  12. I Want to Tell You (Harrison)
  13. Got to Get You into My Life
  14. Tomorrow Never Knows

Personil :

The Beatles

  • George Harrison – lead, acoustic and rhythm guitars, lead, harmony and backing vocals, sitar, sound effects, maracas, tambourine, handclaps, finger snaps
  • John Lennon – lead, acoustic and rhythm guitars, lead, harmony and backing vocals, piano, Hammond organ and harmonium, tape loops and sound effects, cowbell, tambourine, maracas, handclap, finger snaps
  • Paul McCartney – lead, acoustic and bass guitars, lead, harmony and backing vocals, piano, clavichord, tape loops, sound effects, handclaps, finger snaps
  • Ringo Starr – drums, tambourine, maracas, handclaps, finger snaps, lead vocals on “Yellow Submarine”

Musisi Tambahan dan tim produksi

  • Anil Bhagwat – tabla on “Love You To”
  • Alan Civil – French horn on “For No One”
  • Brian Jones – background vocals on “Yellow Submarine” (uncredited)
  • Donovan – background vocals on “Yellow Submarine” (uncredited)
  • Geoff Emerick – recording and mixing engineer; tape loops of the marching band on “Yellow Submarine”
  • George Martin – producer; mixing engineer; piano on “Good Day Sunshine” and “Tomorrow Never Knows”; Hammond organ on “Got to Get You into My Life”; tape-loops of the marching band on “Yellow Submarine”
  • Mal Evans – bass drum and background vocals on “Yellow Submarine”
  • Marianne Faithfull – background vocals on “Yellow Submarine” (uncredited)
  • Neil Aspinall – background vocals on “Yellow Submarine” (uncredited)
  • Pattie Boyd – background vocals on “Yellow Submarine” (uncredited)
  • Tony Gilbert, Sidney Sax, John Sharpe, Jurgen Hess – violins; Stephen Shingles, John Underwood – violas; Derek Simpson, Norman Jones – cellos: string octet on “Eleanor Rigby”, orchestrated and conducted by George Martin (uncredited, with Paul McCartney)
  • Eddie Thornton, Ian Hamer, Les Condon – trumpet; Peter Coe, Alan Branscombe – tenor saxophone: horn section on “Got To Get You Into My Life” orchestrated and conducted by George Martin (uncredited, with Paul McCartney)