Yer Blues was written by John Lennon. It was recorded by The Beatles in 1968. The song was part of the repertoire of The Dirty Mac and The Plastic Ono Band. The Plastic Ono Band performed the song live at the Toronto Rock And Roll Revival festival in Toronto, Canada in September 1969. The band included Eric Clapton, Klaus Voormann, and Alan White. The performance was recorded and was produced by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. It was released on The Plastic Ono Band’s 1969 album Live Peace In Toronto 1969.
This song was written by John Lennon but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. A demo version recorded by The Beatles at George Harrison’s home is Esher in 1968 has never been released. The Beatles recorded the song at EMI Studios in 1968 and it was produced by George Martin. Yer Blues was first released on The Beatles’ 1968 album The Beatles. The song was also released on the The Ballad Of John And Yoko EP in Thailand in 1969. The EP also included Old Brown Shoe and Don’t Pass Me By. The song was part of John Lennon’s repertoire and a live version recorded by The Dirty Mac at The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus in 1968 was released in 1996 on the album The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus. A version recorded by The Plastic Ono Band in Toronto in 1969 was released on the 1969 album Live Peace In Toronto 1969.
Now Hear This : Yer Blues – The Plastic Ono Band (1969)
Yer Blues – The Dirty Mac (1996)
This song was written by Bob Dylan and was recorded by him in 1965. It was released on his album Highway 61 Revisited. John Lennon references “Mr. Jones” from the song in The Beatles’ 1968 song Yer Blues from their album The Beatles.
Now Hear This : Yer Blues – The Beatles (1968)