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George brings in his friend Eric Clapton to perform a guitar solo on his new track.While My Guitar Gently Weeps
72%
The Beatles audition at Abbey Road, playing a song that features the word 'love' 25 times. After the Beatles replace Pete Best with Ringo, this song becomes their first single.Love Me Do
68.9%
Forty musicians join the Beatles in the studio to complete an orchestral crescendo. The musicians wear formal attire and novelty accessories.A Day in the Life
68.6%
A Viscount jet is overdubbed onto the track. Prior to this day, Paul had recorded drums after Ringo walked out on the band.Back in the USSR
67.4%
The Beatles begin recording songs for the White Album. The first track will eventually be split into three different versions, two of which make it to the album.Revolution
64.7%
Applause and laughter are added to this title track. Also added are screams from fans at the Hollywood Bowl and the warming up of an orchestra.Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band
63.3%
A string quartet joins Paul on the first single to feature only one Beatle.Yesterday
63.1%
The sound of chirping birds is added to this track to assist the sounds of a guitar and a metronome.Blackbird
62%
A double string quartet is recorded as the only instrumentation for this sad Beatles tune. Since there are no drums on the track, Ringo is quite a lonely person.Eleanor Rigby
58%
The Beatles are at Abbey Road Studios for their last recording session. They work on a song written by Paul with Aretha Frankiln in mind for the lead vocal.Let It Be
54.8%
Ringo records his first and last drum solo as a Beatle.The End
52.7%
Paul and John record this song in its entirety during one long day. Detailing John's recent nuptial difficulties, it is the first Beatles single recorded in stereo.The Ballad of John and Yoko
52.5%
400 million people tune in for a live broadcast of take 58 of this song.All You Need is Love
51.4%
Even though it sounds like a harpsichord, the middle eight is played by George Martin on a piano. He plays it back and rerecords it at double speed to achieve the harpsichord soundIn My Life
51.1%
Without permission, Phil Spector overdubs orchestral parts to a song written by Paul. This angers Paul so much that he sends an angry letter to Spector demanding changes.The Long and Winding Road
50.5%
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Billy Preston becomes the first guest artist to be credited on a Beatles single.Get Back
50.5%
John, Paul, and George record 'mouth brass' for the middle eight of a song that Paul wrote out of respect for hard - working women.Lady Madonna
50.3%
A parade of animal sounds is added to this song. In order, they are a rooster, cats, dogs, horses, sheep, lions, elephants, a fox and bloodhounds, horses, a cow, and a hen.Good Morning Good Morning
47.6%
Yoko Ono attends her first recording session. The Beatles record a song improvised on the spot while the band has some down time. There is plenty of barking to go around.Hey Bulldog
47.4%
This song is recorded with opening guitar feedback created by John holding his guitar close to an amp causing the A string to vibrate.I Feel Fine
46.9%
Perhaps intentionally, John adds fuel to the 'Paul is dead' theory by adding the phrase 'cranberry sauce' to the end of this masterpiece.Strawberry Fields Forever
46.2%
Sheila Bromberg performs on the harp and becomes the first woman to play on a Beatles album.She's Leaving Home
44.2%
A recording of BBC Third Programme's King Lear is added to the song to provide an additional layer of madness.I Am The Walrus
43.7%
Paul, George, and Ringo add instrumentation and backing vocals to a song that initially consisted of only John's voice and piano.Free as a Bird
43.6%
John records the only Beatles song in which he is the sole singer and instrumentalist (acoustic guitar).Julia
42.9%
A piccolo trumpet is recorded to complete the middle eight and to add a flourish at the end of the song.Penny Lane
42.4%
The Beatles can't find a calliope, so a sixty foot-long tape of steam organs is cut up, thrown into the air, and reassembled randomly for the track.Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite
38.5%
The Beatles record their first single longer than three minutes. Appropriately, this is also the day that John earns his driver's license.Ticket to Ride
36.9%
A french horn solo is added to complement Paul's descending bass-line.For No One
29.4%

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