The Beatles wanted to come up with a conclusion for their film “Let It Be.” They had talked about playing a concert on an ocean liner, an old flour mill or a Roman amphitheatre in North Africa. Eventually, they decided to play an unannounced lunchtime concert on the roof of the Apple building on Thursday, January 30, 1969.
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David Robert Jones – Robert Zimmerman – Paul Hewson – David Evans – Reginald Kenneth Dwight – Love Michelle Harrison – Brian Warner – Farouk Bulsara – James Jewell Osterberg, Jr. – William Bruce Rose – Saul Hudson – John Anthony Gillis – Chaim Witz – Richard Starkey – Steve Georgiou – Gordon Matthew Sumner – O’Shea Jackson
John Lennon was once asked if he thought Ringo Starr was the best drummer in the world, to which he jokingly replied, “He’s not even the best drummer in The Beatles!” On that note, these are The Beatles songs that Paul McCartney played drums on.
The Beatles “Abbey Road” album cover photograph was taken by photographer Iain Macmillan. On August 8, 1969 Macmillan was given only a ten minute window at about 11:30 AM to snap a photo of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr crossing the street at Abbey Road. That cover photograph has since become one of the most famous and most imitated album covers in recording history.
As a big fan of both The Beatles and Oasis, I have put together a comprehensive list of Oasis songs that have references to Beatles songs, lyrics, titles, etc.