Because (Beatles song)

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"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

"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.

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  2. Miles 1997, p. 555.
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