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The Beatles ‎– Get Back / Don't Let Me Down 7" Vinyl Single
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The Beatles ‎– Get Back / Don't Let Me Down

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  • Label: Apple Records ‎ 2490 / S45 X46843 X8 NO2
  • Country: Canada
  • Released: 1969
  • Genre/Style: Rock / Pop
  • Grade LP: (VG) Sleeve: N/A

"Get Back" is a song recorded by the Beatles and written by Paul McCartney (though credited to Lennon-McCartney), originally released as a single on 11 April 1969 and credited to "The Beatles with Billy Preston."

Billy Preston joined the Beatles on keyboards from 22 January 1969, having been recruited by Harrison partly with a view to deter bickering among the Beatles. The group with Preston playing Fender Rhodes electric piano recorded about ten takes on 23 January. On 27 January they made a concerted effort to perfect "Get Back", recording about 14 takes. By this time the song had the addition of a false ending and reprise coda. After numerous takes the band jammed some old numbers and then returned to "Get Back" one last time in an attempt to record the master take. This performance (Take 11) was considered to be the best yet – it was musically tight and punchy without mistakes, though the song finishes without the restart.

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