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Good Night
25 January 2012
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From Wikipedia :

"Good Night" is the final song by The Beatles on their 1968 album The Beatles (also known as The White Album). It is sung by Ringo Starr, the only Beatle to appear on the song. The music is provided by an orchestra arranged and conducted by George Martin.

Forgive my ignorance , Why Ringo was the only one ?

and :

Starr became the third member of the group (after Paul McCartney and George Harrison) to record a song credited to the group without the other members performing (Lennon was the fourth with Julia).

What was McCartney's song ? Yesterday ?

and what was George's song ?

...They've forgotten all about God He's the only reason we exist...
25 January 2012
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Joe
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Yes, it was Yesterday. No other Beatles appeared on Within You Without You.

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25 January 2012
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Thank you Joe , but still I don't know ...

Why Ringo was the only one ?

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25 January 2012
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Joe
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If I remember correctly, John Lennon played piano on the original version, but they took it off. The reason why is the same as any creative decision - they thought it was better that way. I'm sure if they thought it could have been improved by other Beatles being on it they would have added something.

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25 January 2012
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8  I wish I could listen to that version. Ringo says it was very sweet.... a-hard-days-night-john-2

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie…… Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower… Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go. Beware of Darkness…  I believe in SH...
25 January 2012
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Was part of that on Anthology 3, the rehearsal section?

He told us not to get overwhelmed by grief and whatever thoughts we have... to keep them happy, because any thoughts we have of him will travel to him wherever he is. (John Lennon - 27/8/67)
25 January 2012
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Is it?

 

Damn I need to listen my Anthology CDs more often. a-hard-days-night-ringo-13

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie…… Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower… Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go. Beware of Darkness…  I believe in SH...
25 January 2012
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It was never more then John playing it for Ringo. Johns on Piano on Anthology 3, but not singing.

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26 January 2012
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Would love to hear John singing the song, if such a thing exists (Pauls unsure). Theres also a recording of the song with just Ringo singing and John on guitar. Apple should open up the vaults so they can be heard. Just think whats in there.

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26 January 2012
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I knew I had read somewhere that there was no recording of that... I think Ringo said it. Thanks guys. apple01

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie…… Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower… Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go. Beware of Darkness…  I believe in SH...
29 January 2012
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So the version with John on Piano IS on Anthology 3? a-hard-days-night-ringo-13

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30 January 2012
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Yip. Not complete tho as the orchestra comes in towards the end.

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31 January 2012
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Oh okay, Thanks! a-hard-days-night-ringo-9

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