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George Harrison’s favourite track from ‘Abbey Road’

George Harrison’s favourite track from ‘Abbey Road’

George Harrison’s favourite track from ‘Abbey Road’
December 10
09:12 2022

Just before a lemon tree dies, it produces an excess of fruit. Abbey Road was The Beatles’ dying crop. Released on September 26th, 1969, the album came together as the Fab Four were disintegrating. And yet, it features some of their most outstanding work. Here, George Harrison discusses his favourite track from the pioneering album.‘Because’, the very last song recorded during the Abbey Road sessions and was penned, rather surprisingly, by John Lennon. Featuring a warm harpsichord arpeggio and that unmistakable three-part harmony by John, Paul and George, the track came to Lennon after Yoko Ono, a trained classical pianist, performed Beethoven’s ‘Moonlight Sonata‘ for him one day in 1969. Laying supine on a nearby couch, Lennon asked Ono to play the chords in reverse. it was a trick Paul McCartney had used for ‘Blackbird’, and it worked a trick, giving birth to ‘Because’.

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Martin Nethercutt

Martin Nethercutt

Martin A Nethercutt is a writer, singer, producer and loves music. Creative Director at McCartney Studios Editor-in-Chief at McCartney Times Creator-in-Chief at Geist Musik President (title) at McCartney Multimedia, Inc. Went to Albert-Schweitzer-Schule Kassel Lives in Playa del Rey From Kassel, Germany Married to Ruth McCartney

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