More of the same, but fine tuning it. I mean we certainly knew we were making a good album, then. I just picked the sitar up and kind of found the notes, and I just kind of played it A lot of soul, that music'.
Seemed nice and amusing. Very us - you know, very whacky. Rubber Soul Rubber Soul was another album for Christmas - released on 3rd December, just two weeks after final mixing had taken place. Following a deserved holiday, the guys returned to the studios in mid October, not only to record the album but also a new single - their first double A-side featuring "Day Tripper" and "We Can Work It Out" The album consisted of eleven songs by John and Paul, two by George and another with the unique writing credit of Lennon-McCartney-Starkey.
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Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file. Download as PDF Printable version. Sheet music cover. The album spent 42 weeks on the UK chart and 59 weeks on the US chart, selling over 1. McCartney played the lead guitar solo, bass and piano, although Harrison plays the guitar which doubles the bass throughout the song.
This John Lennon song was first recorded in one take and was complete in less than 5 hours of overdubs on 12th October , the re-make was recorded on 21st Oct in 4 takes. The track is the first example of a rock band playing the sitar in one of their songs, played by George Harrison who was becoming increasingly influenced by Indian culture and had bought a cheap sitar from an Indian gift shop on Oxford Street in London. Ironically, he wrote it while he was on a holiday with his wife, Cynthia, at St.
Moritz in the Swiss Alps. The Norwegian music festival Norwegian Wood, which takes place in Oslo, is named after the song. Asher was not returning his phone calls at the time of writing the track.
The couple dated for almost 5 years and became engaged in Lennon claimed that he wrote the song about himself and his feelings of isolation in his Weybridge home in Surrey.
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