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1 December 2014
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Joe
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Let It Be album artwork

Written by: Trad arr. Lennon-McCartney-Harrison-Starkey

Recorded: 24 January 1969

Engineer: Glyn Johns

Released: 8 May 1970 (UK), 18 May 1970 (US)

John Lennon: vocals, acoustic guitar

Paul McCartney: vocals, acoustic guitar

George Harrison: lead guitar

Ringo Starr: drums

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A 38-second ad-lib recorded between takes of Two Of Us, Maggie Mae

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I was looking at Wikipedia and the spelling for the song was Maggie May, why did the Beatles spell it Maggie Mae ?

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Starr Shine? said
I was looking at Wikipedia and the spelling for the song was Maggie May, why did the Beatles spell it Maggie Mae ?  

Maybe that's how they know it to be spelled. Or they just felt like it.  paul-mccartney-thumb_gif

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Maybe it's the same reason they spelled "git" as "get"

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William Shears Campbell said
Maybe it's the same reason they spelled "git" as "get"  

So it is more commonly spelled as Mae in Liverpool?

They did credit all the Beatles as writers so was a different spelling a way to make more money?

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