The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ feat. ‘All You Need Is Love’ is their tenth studio album released in the United States on January 13, 1969 and featuring six songs by The Beatles, the rest being re-recording of the soundtrack to the animated film of the same name by George Martin.
Track Listing : 1.Yellow Submarine (Lennon-Mccartney) – 02:40 . 2.Only A Northern Song (George Harrison) – 03:24 . 3.All Together Now (Lennon-Mccartney) – 02:11 . 4.Hey Bulldog (Lennon-Mccartney) – 03:11 . 5.It’S All Too Much (George Harrison) – 06:25 . 6.All You Need Is Love (Lennon-Mccartney) – 03:51 . 7.Pepperland (George Martin) – 02:21 . 8.Sea Of Time (George Martin) – 03:00 . 9.Sea Of Holes (George Martin) – 02:17 . 10.Sea Of Monsters (George Martin) – 03:37 . 11.March Of The Meanies (George Martin) – 02:22 . 12.Pepperland Laid Waste (George Martin) – 02:19 . 13.Yellow Submarine In Pepperland (Lennon-Mccartney) – 02:13
Musicians : The Beatles – Band On (1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6) . John Lennon – Vocals, Guitars, Piano, Ukulele, Banjo, Harpsichord, Handclaps . Paul Mccartney – Vocals, Bass And Acoustic Guitars, Double Bass, Trumpet, Handclaps, Percussion . George Harrison – Vocals, Guitars, Hammond Organ, Percussion And Handclaps, Violin . Ringo Starr – Vocals On (1), Drums, Percussion And Handclaps, Backing Vocals
Production : Produced By George Martin . Geoff Emerick – Engineer
Package : Dan Davis – Liner Notes . Mike Heatley – Liner Notes . Kevin Howlett – Liner Notes
Recorded 26 May 1966 – 11 February 1968 (The Beatles); 2–23 October 1968 (George Martin) At Emi And De Lane Lea Studios, London.
Released On January 13, 1969 By Apple.
CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND
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