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Wikipedia lists George as playing electric guitar on 'Hey Jude' but I can't hear it on the final stereo mix
17 July 2016
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I hear George playing electric guitar on an early take that was on Anthology 3 and I know Paul told him he didn’t want him playing an answer after every phrase(which George was miffed about) but I don’t hear it at all on the final version even though it’s listed. I I hear the Paul’s piano and John’s acoustic guitar, Ringo’s drums and overdubbed tambourine. He doesn’t play bass either despite him doing so on the promotional film. Paul overdubbed his bass.

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If I remember right, he didn’t play it the whole way through the song. I think he only played it on the final verse. I might be wrong though.

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Wait , are you talking about the part at 2:13 after Paul sings “someone to perform with”? It’s one tiny moment out of the whole eight minutes! I didn’t even know that was an electric guitar because it didn’t sound like one. I thought that was a trumpet from the orchestra or something.  If you see the video at 3:11 it actually cuts to George at that moment and he does look angry like “This is my only part in the whole @#$ing song!”

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