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16 November 2015
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All Things Must Pass album artwork - George Harrison

Written by: Dylan

Recorded: May-October 1970

Producers: George Harrison , Phil Spector

Engineers: Ken Scott, Phil McDonald

Released: 30 November 1970 (UK), 27 November 1970 (US)

George Harrison: vocals, acoustic guitar, dobro, harmonica

John Lennon: guitar

Klaus Voormann: bass guitar

Gary Wright: piano

Billy Preston: organ

Alan White: drums

Ringo Starr: tambourine

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20 November 2015
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@Joe what's the origin of having Lennon on acoustic guitar?

This is a very popular cover of a Dylan composition, Harrison plays distinctive slide guitar on it, and sings around the guitar riff.

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24 November 2015
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@ewe2 It comes from an interview with Alan White: http://web.archive.org/web/200.....ennon.html

However, I've looked into it a bit further and it seems like it might be false. Here's a good discussion on it:

http://forums.stevehoffman.tv/.....es.265869/

Because it's in doubt, I'll remove the credit from the article. Thanks for bringing this up.

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24 November 2015
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And of course Ms Neutron Bomb also did a very creditable cover.

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Does a Dylan demo exist with George playing slide? I believe George initially wanted his playing on New Morning but Dylan went with his own take instead and so George chose to record his own version on ATMP

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Not a demo, @sir walter raleigh, but Dylan's first studio attempt at the song is from the 1 May 1970 Dylan/Harrison session and does feature George playing slide, believed to be the earliest recording of him playing slide.

It's quite an annoying guitar part, in my opinion, where George keeps echoing the vocal line (similar, I would guess, to how he's said to have played on Hey Jude  and Two of Us to Paul's dislike).

They recorded five takes of the song that day, one a false start, and the fourth take (misidentified as "take 2") appears on the second disc of The Bootleg Series (Rare and Unreleased) 1961-1991 Vols. 1-3.

Unfortunately Bob's still holding out on having his stuff on YT so unable to post it.

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