This song was written by Paul McCartney but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. Part of the song uses the tune to The Beatles 1969 song You Never Give Me Your Money. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1969. It was produced by George Martin and was released on The Beatles’ 1969 album Abbey Road. The song is part of Paul McCartney’s repertoire. He has played it as part of a medley with Golden Slumbers and The End. A live version was released on the 1990 album Tripping The Live Fantastic. Paul McCartney has also performed the song as part of a medley along with You Never Give Me Your Money. Live versions of that medley have been released on Back In The U.S. (2002) and Back In The World (2003).
Now Hear This: You Never Give Me Your Money – The Beatles (1969)
Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight/The End – Paul McCartney (1990)
Carry That Weight – Paul McCartney (2002)
Carry That Weight – Paul McCartney (2003)