Label: United Artists Records - UAS 6366 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Stage & Screen • Style: Soundtrack, Rock & Roll, Pop Rock, Classic Rock
Lennon described the song as resembling Eldorado (Asilum Version) - Atahualpa - Toca Las Congas black New York girl-group song". The song is in the key of D major.
John, Paul, and George sing a three-part harmony. On the chorus, John's lead vocal part sits higher than George's, and more unusual in this case, Paul's harmonies. The song was part of the 'studio performance' sequence, which was filmed at the Scala TheatreLondon, on 31 March This marks the only time the song was ever performed in front of a live audience, which consisted of paid actors, one of which was a thirteen-year old Phil Collins.
Lennon's vocal is double-tracked in the stereo version, but single-tracked in the mono mix. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Beatles eBooks. Retrieved Calkin, Graham Harry, Bill The Beatles Encyclopedia: Revised and Updated. London: Virgin Publishing. Lewisohn, Mark The Beatles Recording Sessions. New York: Harmony Books. MacDonald, Ian London: Pimlico Rand. Miles, Barry New York: Henry Holt and Company. Spitz, Bob The Beatles: The Biography.