You Won't See Me
|"You Won't See Me"|
|Song by the Beatles|
|from the album Rubber Soul|
|Released||3 December 1965|
|Recorded||11 November 1965|
"You Won't See Me" is a song by English rock band the Beatles. It was written by Paul McCartney, but listed as Lennon-McCartney. It was first released on the band's 1965 album Rubber Soul. It is about McCartney's bad relationship with Jane Asher at the time, when she wanted to become an actress. It was recorded during a very long recording session in November 1965. Author Mark Lewisohn called this final recording session a "marathon" recording session, because it lasted all through the night. This was to make sure Rubber Soul was released before Christmas.
Personnel[change | change source]
- Paul McCartney – double-tracked lead vocal, bass guitar, piano
- John Lennon – backing vocal, tambourine
- George Harrison – backing vocal, lead guitar
- Ringo Starr – drums, hi-hat
- Mal Evans – Hammond organ
References[change | change source]
Sources[change | change source]
- Lewisohn, Mark (2005) . The Complete Beatles Recording Sessions: The Official Story of the Abbey Road Years 1962–1970. London: Bounty Books. ISBN 978-0-7537-2545-0.
- Sounes, Howard (2010). Fab: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney. London: HarperCollins. ISBN 978-0-00-723705-0.
- Winn, John C. (2008). Way Beyond Compare: The Beatles' Recorded Legacy, Volume One, 1962–1965. New York, NY: Three Rivers Press. ISBN 978-0-307-45239-9.
- MacDonald, Ian (2007). Revolution in the Head: The Beatles' Records and the Sixties. Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press. ISBN 978-0-7126-6697-8.