The Beatles Anthology 3
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Compact Disc One
1. A BEGINNING
A short orchestral piece composed by George Martin as the original intro to Don't Pass Me By.
2. HAPPINESS IS A WARM GUN
John's blues, the first of seven tracks from demo sessions for The White Album, recorded at George Harrison's home.
3. HELTER SKELTER
R & B version of Paul's legendary heavy metal rocker.
4. MEAN MR. MUSTARD
First soundings of John's Abbey Road classic, taped at George's home.
5. POLYTHENE PAM
Acoustic demo, from the "home tapes," of John's witty Abbey Road number.
6. GLASS ONION
An acoustic "home taping" of John's White Album belter.
Paul's early working of the ballad demoed at George's but issued on McCartney.
George's "home taped" demo of his incisive comment for The White Album.
9. HONEY PIE
The final track from the "home tapes," Paul's acoustic demo of The White Album song.
10. DON'T PASS ME BY
An out-take of Ringo's first solo song composition.
11. OB-LA-DI, OB-LA-DA
A fully completed alternative version of Paul's calypso swinger.
12. GOOD NIGHT
An eavesdrop into a Beatles session, with ideas pitched from all as Ringo sings.
13. CRY BABY CRY
Take One of John's White Album song.
A pure acoustic/vocal performance of Paul's ballad.
15. SEXY SADIE
John's slower version of the master.
16. WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS
A laid-back, acoustic demo of George's classic.
17. HEY JUDE
An alternative version, with ad-libs, of Paul's all-time great.
18. NOT GUILTY
A completely unreleased track written by George for The White Album.
19. MOTHER NATURE'S SON
A strictly solo rendition by Paul.
20. GLASS ONION
A then-unreleased experiment in music and sound-effects by John.
21. ROCKY RACCOON
A fun out-take of Paul's White Album comedy.
22. WHAT'S THE NEW MARY JANE
Another completely unreleased track, conceived by John in best experimental style.
23. STEP INSIDE LOVE/LOS PARANOIAS
Light-hearted jams from The White Album sessions. Paul wrote Step Inside Love as the theme for Cilla Black's TV series. Los Paranoias was made up on the spot.
24. I'M SO TIRED
A fine alternative of John's masterpiece.
25. I WILL
The master was take 67. This is Paul's take one.
26. WHY DON'T WE DO IT IN THE ROAD?
Paul's acoustic guitar early take.
A gentle studio work-out of John's ballad.
Compact Disc Two
1. I'VE GOT A FEELING
The first of 12 selections from the Let It Be sessions at the Apple studio in January 1969, with Billy Preston on keyboards for Paul and John's doubleheader.
2. SHE CAME IN THROUGH THE BATHROOM WINDOW
A Let It Be rehearsal for Paul's song from Abbey Road.
3. DIG A PONY
Fine vocal performances highlight John's Let It Be outtake.
4. TWO OF US
Paul and John emulate The Everly Brothers in this duet.
5. FOR YOU BLUE
A good unreleased version of George's 12-bar blues.
6. TEDDY BOY
An unreleased Beatles track, written by Paul and issued on his 1970 solo debut album.
7. MEDLEY: RIP IT UP/SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL/BLUE SUEDE SHOES
A jam from the Let It Be sessions.
8. THE LONG & WINDING ROAD
The Let It Be version of this was dressed up with orchestra and choir. This is the "undressed" version as Paul intended it to sound.
9. OH! DARLING
Another Let It Be rehearsal for Paul's song that would be taped anew for Abbey Road, the Beatles' final recorded album.
10. ALL THINGS MUST PASS
The first of three demos by George recorded solo at Abbey Road in February 1969, never released by The Beatles, but the title track of his first post-Beatles album.
11. MAILMAN, BRING ME NO MORE BLUES
The Beatles sing Buddy Holly.
12. GET BACK
Paul's rocker recorded live during The Beatles last live performance, on the roof at Apple.
13. OLD BROWN SHOE
The second of George's solo demos.
14. OCTOPUS' GARDEN
An early out-take of Ringo's song for Abbey Road.
15. MAXWELL'S SILVER HAMMER
Written by Paul during The White Album sessions, rehearsed during Let It Be, and recorded during Abbey Road.
The last of George's solo demos from February 1969, an early beginning of a classic.
17. COME TOGETHER
First take of John's Abbey Road opener.
18. COME & GET IT
Paul's demo, completed in under an hour, of the hit he gave to Badfinger.
19. AIN'T SHE SWEET
1969 recording of the standard that The Beatles first taped in Hamburg in 1961.
A stunning new remix of John's Abbey Road track.
21. LET IT BE
A live-in-the-studio out-take of Paul's anthem.
22. I ME MINE
The last new song recorded by The Beatles for 24 years, taped in January 1970. This is the original version of George's Let It Be number.
23. THE END
A guitar-based version of Paul's aptly-titled last track on The Beatles' last recorded album. And still saying it all.