Tuesday, January 06, 2015

The Beatles - 1969 - A/B Road (Get Back/Let It Be sessions: day six January 9, 1969)

The Beatles

Get Back/Let It Be sessions: day six

January 9, 1969

 


 Disc 1: (1:03:00)
01: Roll Announcement (0:06)
02: Slate Announcement (0:16)
03: Dialogue (2:34)
04: Another Day 9.01 (3:27)
05: Unknown 9.02 (0:33)
06: Instrumental 9.03 (1:29)
07: The Palace Of The King Of The Birds 9.04 (0:23)
08: The Palace Of The King Of The Birds 9.05 (0:31)
09: Let It Be 9.06 (0:42)
10: The Long And Winding Road 9.07 (6:17)
11: Let It Be 9.08 (3:45)
12: Her Majesty 9.09 (2:03)
13: Golden Slumbers 9.10 (4:47)
14: Carry That Weight 9.11 (2:57)
15: The Long And Winding Road 9.12a (2:42)
16: The Long And Winding Road 9.12b (0:14)
17: The Long And Winding Road 9.13 (2:44)
18: The Long And Winding Road 9.14 (2:35)
19: Oh! Darling 9.15 (2:28)
20: Instrumental 9.16 (2:33)
21: Instrumental 9.17 (5:33)
22: Instrumental 9.18 (3:27)
23: Instrumental 9.19 (0:41)
24: For You Blue 9.20 (2:51)
25: For You Blue 9.21 (2:40)
26: For You Blue 9.22 (3:09)
27: For You Blue 9.23 (1:33)

Disc 2: (1:17:36)
01: Slate Announcement (0:59)
02: For You Blue 9.24 (0:48)
03: For You Blue 9.25 (2:51)
04: For You Blue 9.26 (2:46)
05: For You Blue 9.27 (4:03)
06: Improvisation 9.28 (3:15)
07: Two Of Us 9.29 (2:12)
08: Two Of Us 9.30 (2:16)
09: Two Of Us 9.31 (2:54)
10: Two Of Us 9.32 (6:46)
11: Two Of Us 9.33 (3:04)
12: Two Of Us 9.34 (1:16)
13: Two Of Us 9.35 (2:20)
14: Two Of Us 9.36 (5:05)
15: Baa, Baa, Black Sheep 9.37 (1:51)
16: Don't Let Me Down 9.38 (3:14)
17: Suzy's Parlour 9.39 (2:25)
18: I've Got A Feeling 9.40 (4:15)
19: I've Got A Feeling 9.41 (14:28)
20: I've Got A Feeling 9.42 (1:42)
21: I've Got A Feeling 9.43 (0:28)
22: I've Got A Feeling 9.44 (1:28)
23: One After 909 9.45 (0:43)
24: One After 909 9.46 (0:22)
25: One After 909 9.47 (0:17)
26: One After 909 9.48 (0:55)
27: Norwegian Wood 9.49 (0:37)
28: She Came In Through The Bathroom Window 9.50 (0:17)
29: She Came In Through The Bathroom Window 9.51 (2:16)
30: She Came In Through The Bathroom Window 9.52 (0:17)
31: Be Bop A Lula 9.53 (1:07)
32: She Came In Through The Bathroom Window 9.54 (0:19)

Disc 3: (1:13:30)
01: She Came In Through The Bathroom Window 9.55 (2:25)
02: She Came In Through The Bathroom Window 9.56 (2:22)
03: She Came In Through The Bathroom Window 9.57 (0:21)
04: Unknown 9.58 (1:13)
05: Get Back 9.59 (2:27)
06: Get Back 9.60 (5:17)
07: Get Back 9.61 (5:27)
08: Get Back 9.62 (3:06)
09: Get Back 9.63 (0:37)
10: Get Back 9.64 (4:34)
11: Let It Be 9.65 (1:57)
12: Instrumental 9.66 (5:46)
13: La Penina 9.67 (1:07)
14: Instrumental 9.68 (1:17)
15: Across The Universe 9.69 (1:03)
16: Across The Universe 9.70 (1:01)
17: Across The Universe 9.71 (0:06)
18: Across The Universe 9.72 (0:33)
19: Across The Universe 9.73 (1:28)
20: Across The Universe 9.74 (1:02)
21: Across The Universe 9.75 (0:07)
22: Across The Universe 9.76 (0:05)
23: Across The Universe 9.77 (0:04)
24: Teddy Boy 9.78 (0:15)
25: Junk 9.79 (0:16)
26: Across The Universe 9.80 (4:15)
27: Across The Universe 9.81 (1:59)
28: Across The Universe 9.82 (3:34)
29: Shakin' In The Sixties 9.83 (0:41)
30: Move It 9.84 (0:52)
31: Good Rockin' Tonight 9.85 (2:05)
32: Tennessee 9.86 (2:01)
33: Across The Universe 9.87 (0:20)
34: House Of The Rising Sun 9.88 (3:12)
35: Commonwealth 9.89 (3:36)
36: Enoch Powell 9.90 (0:29)
37: Get Off 9.91 (5:58)
38: For You Blue 9.92 (0:22)
39: Get Off 9.93 (0:10)

Disc 4: (1:04:35)
01: For You Blue 9.94a (0:17)
02: Get Off 9.94b (0:52)
03: Honey, Hush 9.95 (2:13)
04: For You Blue 9.96 (0:59)
05: For You Blue 9.97 (2:45)
06: For You Blue 9.98 (0:32)
07: Hitch Hike 9.99 (0:47)
08: For You Blue 9.100 (1:52)
09: For You Blue 9.101 (3:31)
10: Quit Your Messing Around 9.102 (0:36)
11: Instrumental 9.103 (0:34)
12: All Together Now 9.104 (0:07)
13: Ramblin' Woman 9.105 (3:18)
14: I Threw It All Away 9.106 (2:14)
15: Mama, You Been On My Mind 9.107 (2:25)
16: Let It Be 9.108 (8:39)
17: Let It Be 9.109 (16:39)
18: Let It Be 9.110 (1:52)
19: Let It Be 9.111 (2:25)
20: Let It Be 9.112 (2:12)
21: That'll Be The Day 9.113 (2:59)
22: I've Got A Feeling 9.114 (0:25)
23: Jenny, Jenny - Slippin' And Slidin' 9.115 (2:25)
24: Let It Be 9.116 (3:57)
Disc 5: (42:58)
01: Let It Be 9.117 (20:07)
02: Let It Be 9.118 (2:55)
03: Let It Be 9.119 (1:25)
04: Let It Be 9.120a (2:13)
05: Let It Be 9.120b (7:22)
06: Let It Be 9.121 (3:30)
07: Let It Be 9.122 (3:42)
08: Dialogue (1:09)
09: Dialogue (0:35)

The sixth day of the Get Back/Let It Be sessions began with Paul McCartney working alone on a number of songs.
McCartney was the first of The Beatles to arrive at Twickenham Film Studios, and he used the time alone to perform several songs at the piano. Making their debuts on this day were Her Majesty and Another Day, the latter becoming his first solo single in 1971.
Also performed was another version of The Palace Of The King Of The Birds, an instrumental McCartney recorded years later for the unreleased Rupert The Bear album which he had first played on 6 and 7 January.
Once the other Beatles arrived, work continued on several key songs, among them I've Got A Feeling, One After 909 and Two Of Us.
George Harrison's For You Blue had also been played on 6 and 7 January, but on this day it became more of a beefier rocker than in its initial incarnations. Less serious were performances of She Came In Through The Bathroom Window and Across The Universe, which featured The Beatles trying various non-serious arrangements and making several jokey lyrical changes and asides.
Let It Be was given more focused attention, and was played a total of 16 times. These performances were led by McCartney, who called out suggestions as the others played. John Lennon was on bass guitar for this part of the day, as the group were intending to record no overdubs and McCartney was at the piano.
At this stage of the Twickenham rehearsals, Get Back was a driving rock song with half-written lyrics about Theresa and Joe. At one point McCartney improvised some words ("Don't dig no Pakistanis taking all the people's jobs"; "Don't need no Puerto Ricans living in the USA") which later led to accusations of racism after the tapes were bootlegged. It is clear, however, that he was parodying right-wing attitudes held by many in Britain in the late 1960s, including the Conservative Party politician Enoch Powell.
Another song, Commonwealth, was a 1950s-style rock 'n' roll performance with McCartney singing in an Elvis style. This, too, touched upon the themes of immigration and racism expressed earlier in the day. Another rocker, Suzy's Parlour, was included in the Let It Be film, although it was mistitled as Suzy Parker when copyrighted.
Teddy Boy, Junk and Penina were all McCartney compositions, and were given brief outings on this day. The latter was recorded by Carlos Mendes for a 1969 single, and only Teddy Boy was returned to during the Get Back/Let It Be sessions.
As was customary, numerous 1950s and '60s oldies were performed, most of which were throwaway efforts. Honey Hush was perhaps the most cohesive, but Good Rockin' Tonight and Tennessee suffered from misremembered vocals and hillbilly-style vocals respectively.
Harrison performed solo acoustic versions of Bob Dylan's Mama, You Been On My Mind and the as-yet-unreleased I Threw It All Away, although his vocals were barely audible due to bad microphone placement. He also played a Dylanesque new composition, which was never developed further but was titled Ramblin' Woman by bootleggers.

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