1473 Yellow Submarine – The Beatles (1966)

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Paul McCartney and Alf Bicknell.

This song was written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1966 with Ringo Starr on lead vocals. It was recorded at EMI Studios and produced by George Martin. The recording features backing vocals by George Martin, Mal Evans, Geoff Emerick, Neil Aspinall, Pattie Boyd, Marianne Faithfull, Brian Jones and Brian Epstein as well as sound effects by Alf Bicknell and Brian Jones. An alternative mix with a previously unreleased introduction was released on the Real Love single in 1996. Yellow Submarine was first released on The Beatles’ 1966 album Revolver. It was also released as a double A-side single with Eleanor Rigby. Yellow Submarine reached number two on the Billboard chart and number one on the UK singles chart. Yellow Submarine was used in The Beatles’ 1968 movie of the same name. George Martin recorded an instrumental version of the song in 1966. It was released on his album George Martin Instrumentally Salutes The Beatle Girls. George Martin also used the tune in Yellow Submarine In Pepperland from the 1969 album Yellow Submarine.A brief part of the song was played during The Concert For Bangladesh in 1971. It can be heard on the Band Introduction from the 1971 album The Concert For Bangladesh. The song was played during a jam session for John Lennon’s birthday in 1971. The jam included Ringo Starr, John Lennon, and Yoko Ono among others. The song is part of Ringo Starr’s repertoire. Live versions have been released on Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band Volume 2 (1993), Ringo Starr and His Third All-Starr Band (1997), Ringo & His New All-Starr Band (2002), Tour 2003 (2004), Ringo Starr: Live at Soundstage (2007), Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band Live 2006 (2008) and Live at the Greek Theatre 2008 (2010).

Now Hear This : Yellow Submarine – George Martin (1966)
Yellow Submarine In Pepperland – George Martin (1969)
Band Introduction – George Harrison And Friends (1971)
Yellow Submarine – Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band (1993)
Yellow Submarine – The Beatles (1996)
Yellow Submarine – Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band (1997)
Yellow Submarine – Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band (2002)
Yellow Submarine – Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band (2004)
Yellow Submarine – Ringo Starr (2007)
Yellow Submarine – Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band (2008)
Yellow Submarine – Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band (2010)

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