2167 Get Back – Doris Troy (1970)

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Get Back.

Get Back was written by Paul McCartney but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1969. Doris Troy recorded her version in 1969. That version features George Harrison and Eric Clapton on guitar, Klaus Voormann on bass, Ringo Starr on drums and Billy Preston on keyboards. Get Back was released as the B-side to Jacob’s Ladder in 1970.

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2140 Lontano Dagli Occhi – Mary Hopkin (1970)

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Lontano Dagli Occhi.

This Italian song was written by Sergio Endrigo and Sergio Bardotti. It was first recorded by Sergio Endrigo in 1969. Mary Hopkin recorded her version the same year. Her version was recorded at Morgan Studios in London and was produced by Paul McCartney. The recording features Paul McCartney on bass and piano. It was released as the B-side to the single Temma Harbour in 1970. The single was released on the Apple Records label.

2138 Fields Of St. Etienne – Mary Hopkin (1970)

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Mary Hopkin.

This song was written by Bernard Gallagher and Graham Lyle. Mary Hopkin recorded the song in 1969. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by Paul McCartney. The recording features Paul McCartney on guitar and bass and Ringo Starr on drums. It was released as the B-side to Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) in 1970. A second version was produced by Geoff Emerick.

2137 Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) – Mary Hopkin (1970)

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Que Sera, Sera.

This song was written by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans in 1956. It was introduced in the 1956 movie The Man Who Knew Too Much and was sung by Doris Day. Mary Hopkin recorded her version of the song in 1969. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by Paul McCartney. The recording features Paul McCartney on guitar and bass and Ringo Starr on drums. It was first released as a single in America in 1970. It was released on the Apple Records label with Fields Of St. Etienne on the B-side. The single reached number seventy-seven on the Billboard chart.

2040 Hard To Handle – Otis Redding (1968)

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Otis Redding. 

This song was written by Otis Redding, Al Bell, and Allen Jones. It was recorded by Otis Redding in 1967. It was released as a posthumous single in 1968 with Amen on the B-side. The single reached number fifteen on the UK Singles chart. The song was also included on the 1968 album The Immortal Otis Redding. Both George Harrison and Paul McCartney liked the song. Hard To Handle influenced the middle eight of The Beatles’ song I’ve Got A Feeling.

Now Hear This: I’ve Got A Feeling – The Beatles (1970)

2038 The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter – The Incredible String Band (1968)

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The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter.

The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter was the third album by the Scottish group The Incredible String Band. It was recorded at Sound Techniques studio in London in 1967 and was produced by Joe Boyd.The album contained ten tracks including Koeeoaddi There, A Very Cellular Song, and Waltz Of The New Moon. It was released on the Elektra label in 1968. It reached number five on the UK Albums chart. Paul McCartney owned a copy of the album and called it his favourite album of 1968.

Tracklist
Side 1
1) Koeeoaddi There
2) The Minotaur’s Song
3) Witches Hat
4) A Very Cellular Song
Side 2
1) Mercy I Cry City
2) Waltz Of The New Moon
3) The Water Song
4) Three Is A Green Crown
5) Swift As The Wind
6) Nightfall

2035 Rock Of All Ages – Badfinger (1969)

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Badfinger.

Rock Of All Ages was written by Tom Evans, Pete Ham, Mike Gibbins, and Paul McCartney. It is credited to Tom-Pete-Mike. It was recorded by Badfinger in 1969. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by Paul McCartney. The recording features Paul McCartney on piano. It was released as the B-side to Come And Get It in 1969. The song was used in the 1969 movie The Magic Christian starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr.