|Song by the Beatles|
|from the album Anthology 2|
|Released||18 March 1996 (UK)|
19 March 1996 (US)
|Recorded||4 November 1965|
|Songwriter(s)||John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Richard Starkey|
"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. It was recorded just after the song "What Goes On". It wasn't released until the band's 1996 compilation album Anthology 2. It was written by all four of the Beatles: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr.
Personnel[change | change source]
- George Harrison – lead guitar
- John Lennon – lead guitar
- Paul McCartney – bass
- Ringo Starr – drums
- George Martin – harmonium
References[change | change source]
- Everett 2001, p. 308.
- MacDonald 2005, p. 177.
- Anthology 2 (booklet). The Beatles. London: Apple Records. 1994. p. 18. 31796. Cite uses deprecated parameter
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- "12 Bar Original, BMI Work #4263229". BMI. Archived from the original on 2006-12-08. Retrieved 2009-08-31.
Sources[change | change source]
- Everett, Walter (2001). The Beatles as Musicians: The Quarry Men Through Rubber Soul. US: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-514105-9.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
- MacDonald, Ian (2005). Revolution in the Head: The Beatles' Records and the Sixties (Second Revised ed.). London: Pimlico (Rand). ISBN 1-84413-828-3.