This song was written by Paul McCartney but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. Hey Jude was first recorded by The Beatles in 1968. Rehearsals and early takes were recorded at EMI Studios. Take 2 was released on the album Anthology 3 in 1996. The song was later recorded at Trident Studios in London and was produced by George Martin. Hey Jude was first released as a single in 1968 with Revolution on the B-side. It was the first official release on The Beatles’ Apple label. It reached number one on the UK Singles chart and the Billboard chart. A new remix was released on The Beatles’ 2006 album Love. The song has been recorded by Wilson Pickett, Dionne Warwick, Tom Jones, and The Temptations among others. The song is part of Paul McCartney’s repertoire and live versions have been released on Tripping The Live Fantastic (1990), Back In The U.S. (2002), Back In The World (2003), Good Evening New York City (2009), and Live In Los Angeles (2010).
Now Hear This: Hey Jude (Take 2) – The Beatles (1996)
Hey Jude – Paul McCartney (1990)
Hey Jude – Paul McCartney (2002)
Hey Jude – Paul McCartney (2003)
Hey Jude – The Beatles (2006)
Hey Jude – Paul McCartney (2009)
Hey Jude – Paul McCartney (2010)