The End was written by Paul McCartney but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1969. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by George Martin. It was released on The Beatles’ 1969 album Abbey Road. A remix was released on The Beatles’ 1996 album Anthology 3. A snippet of the song was used in The Beatles’ Seventh Christmas Record from 1969. The song was part of Paul McCartney’s repertoire. He performed the song as part of a medley along with Golden Slumbers and Carry That Weight. A live version was released on Tripping The Live Fantastic in 1990. Paul McCartney has also performed the song as a medley along with Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise). Live versions of that medley have been released on Back In The U.S. (2002), Back In The World (2003), and Good Evening New York City (2009).
Now Hear This: The Beatles’ Seventh Christmas Record – The Beatles (1969)
Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight/The End – Paul McCartney (1990)
The End (remix) – The Beatles (1996)
Sgt. Pepper’s/The End – Paul McCartney (2002
Sgt. Pepper’s/The End – Paul McCartney (2003)
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band /The End – Paul McCartney (2009)