The Beatles Albums- The Word

The Beatles – The Word


Song History and Facts:

Written by: John Lennon (100%)
(credited to Lennon-McCartney)
Recorded: November 10, 1965 (Studio 2, Abbey Road Studios, London, England)
Mixed: November 11 and 15, 1965
Length: 2:40
Takes: 3


John Lennon: lead vocals, harmony vocals, rhythm guitar (1961 Sonic Blue Fender Stratocaster)
Paul McCartney: harmony vocals, bass guitar (1961 Hofner 500/1), piano (1905 Steinway Vertegrand “Mrs. Mills”)
George Harrison: harmony vocals, lead guitar (1961 Sonic Blue Fender Stratocaster)
Ringo Starr: drums (Ludwig), maracas
George Martin: harmonium (Mannborg)

Available on: (CDs in bold)
Rubber Soul (UK: Parlophone PMC 1267; US: Capitol PCS 3075; Parlophone CDP 7 46440 2)

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