A demo of Bob Dylan’s ‘Mama You’ve Been On My Mind’ appears on the posthumous George Harrison album Early Takes Volume 1.

Dylan wrote the song in 1964 and first recorded it in June that year, during a session for his fourth album Another Side Of Bob Dylan. However, it remained unreleased until the 1991 box set The Bootleg Series Volumes 1–3 (Rare & Unreleased) 1961–1991.

Harrison performed a solo acoustic version of the song on 9 January 1969, during The Beatles’ Get Back/Let It Be sessions. The performance appeared in part one of the 2021 documentary Get Back.

His Early Takes version was recorded at Friar Park in the 1980s, although the precise date is unknown. Giles Martin, who compiled the album, mixed out the drum machine and most of the keyboards, bringing Harrison’s vocals and acoustic guitar to the fore.

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