Duration
4:02
Year
1970
Type
Studio

Recording Dates

January 25, 1969 Apple Studio, London, England Track recorded
January 26, 1969 Apple Studio, London, England Unknown overdubs done
January 31, 1969 Apple Studio, London, England Additional takes attempted; background chatter added
April 30, 1969 Abbey Road Studio 2, London, England Guitar solo recorded
January 4, 1970 Abbey Road Studio 2, London, England Tons of overdubs done (and a guitar solo unused by the album version)
January 8, 1970 Olympic Sound Studios, London, England Stereo mix for single version done
March 26, 1970 Abbey Road Room 4, London, England Stereo mix for this version done

Most Well-Known Version Of This Recording

Recording Time Artist Type Year
Let It Be 3:49 The Beatles Studio 1970

Recording Credits

Producer George Martin, Chris Thomas, Glyn Johns, Phil Spector
Lead Vocals Paul McCartney
Guitar Solo George Harrison
Background Vocals George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Linda McCartney, Mary Hopkins?
Guitar George Harrison
Bass Paul McCartney
Piano Paul McCartney
Organ Billy Preston
Fender Rhodes Billy Preston
Drums Ringo Starr
Maracas Paul McCartney
Trumpet Unknown, Unknown
Trombone Unknown, Unknown
Tenor Saxophone Unknown
Cello Unknown
Horn Arrangements George Martin
String Arrangements George Martin
Conductor George Martin
Mixing Glyn Johns, Phil Spector, Peter Brown, Roger Ferris
Engineering Glyn Johns, Jeff Jarratt, Phil McDonald, Peter Brown
Assistant Engineering Alan Parsons, Neil Richmond, Nick Webb, Richard Langham, Roger Ferris

Appears On

Release Artist Released
Let It Be The Beatles May 8, 1970

Session Details

Track recorded
Unknown overdubs done
Additional takes attempted; background chatter added
Guitar solo recorded
Tons of overdubs done (and a guitar solo unused by the album version)
Stereo mix for single version done
Stereo mix for this version done