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Eleanor Rigby

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"Eleanor Rigby"
Single by the Beatles
from the album Revolver
A-side"Yellow Submarine" (double A-side)
Released5 August 1966 (1966-08-05)
Recorded28–29 April & 6 June 1966
StudioEMI, London
GenreBaroque pop,[1] art rock[2]
LabelParlophone (UK),
Capitol (US)
Producer(s)George Martin
The Beatles singles chronology
"Paperback Writer"
"Eleanor Rigby" / "Yellow Submarine"
"Strawberry Fields Forever" / "Penny Lane"
Music video
"Eleanor Rigby" at YouTube

"Eleanor Rigby" is a 1966 song by The Beatles and taken from their album Revolver. It was released as a double A-side to Yellow Submarine. It went to number 1 in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Belgium and Canada, number 6 in Finland and number 11 in the United States.

References[change | change source]

  1. Stanley, Bob (20 September 2007). "Pop: Baroque and a soft place". The Guardian. Film & music section, p. 8. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 4 February 2013.
  2. Rodriguez 2012, p. 138.