January 1969

Get Back/Let It Be sessions: day five

On the fifth day of rehearsals for The Beatles’ Get Back/Let It Be project, the group continued work on the stronger songs performed thus far, and tested out arrangements on a number of others.

Get Back/Let It Be sessions: day four

The fourth day of the Get Back/Let It Be sessions was a somewhat typical blend of original song rehearsals, unstructured jamming and randomly-chosen cover versions.

Get Back/Let It Be sessions: day two

The second day of rehearsals for the Get Back/Let It Be sessions saw them play a number of songs, many of which were rough versions of rock ‘n’ roll oldies, improvisations and numbers from the Lennon-McCartney back catalogue.

Get Back/Let It Be sessions: day one

The darkest period of The Beatles’ recording career was the Get Back enterprise – the group’s attempt to return to their roots, which saw them initially rehearse and record songs for a television special and live performance.