Her Majesty (song)

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"Her Majesty"
Song by The Beatles

from the album Abbey Road

Released 26 September 1969
Recorded 2 July 1969
Genre Folk
Length 0:23
Label Apple Records
Writer Lennon/McCartney
Producer George Martin
Abbey Road track listing

"Her Majesty" is a song written by Paul McCartney (although credited to Lennon/McCartney) that appears on The Beatles' album Abbey Road. "Her Majesty" is the final track of the album and appears fourteen seconds after the song "The End", but was not listed on the original sleeve. As such, it is considered one of the first examples of a hidden track in rock music.

Recording[change | change source]

The song was recorded in three takes on July 2, 1969, before the Beatles started work on "Golden Slumbers"/"Carry That Weight". McCartney sang and played an acoustic guitar. The decision take it from the Abbey Road medley was made on July 30.[1]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. "The Beatles Bible: Her Majesty". Retrieved 2008-10-28.