12-Bar Original

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"12-Bar Original"
Song by the Beatles
from the album Anthology 2
Released18 March 1996 (UK)
19 March 1996 (US)
Recorded4 November 1965
StudioEMI, London
Songwriter(s)John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Richard Starkey
Producer(s)George Martin

"12 Bar Original" is an instrumental by English rock band the Beatles. It was recorded in November 1965 at the same time as the songs on the band's 1965 album Rubber Soul.[1] It was recorded just after the song "What Goes On".[2] It wasn't released until the band's 1996 compilation album Anthology 2.[3] It was written by all four of the Beatles: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr.[4]

Personnel[change | change source]

Personnel per Ian MacDonald:[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Everett 2001, p. 308.
  2. 2.0 2.1 MacDonald 2005, p. 177.
  3. Anthology 2 (booklet). The Beatles. London: Apple Records. 1994. p. 18. 31796.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  4. "12 Bar Original, BMI Work #4263229". BMI. Archived from the original on 2006-12-08. Retrieved 2009-08-31.

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