Come Together

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"Come Together"
Single by the Beatles
A-side"Something" (double A-side)
Released6 October 1969
Format7-inch record
Recorded21–30 July 1969,
EMI Studios, London
GenreBlues rock[1]
Length4:19
LabelApple
Songwriter(s)Lennon–McCartney
Producer(s)George Martin
The Beatles singles chronology
"The Ballad of John and Yoko"
(1969)
"Something" / "'Come Together'"
(1969)
"Let It Be"
(1970)

"Come Together" is a song by The Beatles written mostly by John Lennon[2] and credited to Lennon/McCartney. The song is the first song on the Beatles' 1969 album Abbey Road. One month later it was released as a single with "Something", their twenty-first single in the United Kingdom and twenty-sixth in the United States. The song reached the top of the charts in the US,[3] and peaked at number four in the UK.[4] The song was also featured in a scene in the movie A Bronx Tale starring Robert De Niro.

References[change | change source]

  1. Freeman, Phil (2007). Marooned: The Next Generation of Desert Island Discs. Da Capo Press. ISBN 978-0-306-81485-3. It's a surface-heavy blues-rock tune, flanging and wailing away…
  2. Sheff 2000, p. 201.
  3. Wallgren 1982, p. 57.
  4. everyHit.com 2009.