The Beatles Song Of The Day: “Magical Mystery Tour”

The Beatles Song Of The Day is ‘Magical Mystery Tour.” “Magical Mystery Tour” appears on The Beatles “Magical Mystery Tour” album. The song was written by Paul McCartney. This song would also be the title track of The Beatles television movie of the same name. They would not start the filming of the movie until 5ive months after the song was recorded. The idea for the song/movie was conceived by Paul while returning to England after a trip to the United States following the completion of Sgt.Pepper. John Lennon: harmony vocal and acoustic rhythm guitar/ Paul McCartney: vocal, piano and bass guitar/ George Harrison: harmony vocal and lead guitar/ Ringo Starr: drums and tambourine. Mal Evans, Neil Aspinall: cowbell, maracas and tambourine/ David Mason, Elgar Howarth, Roy Copestake and John Wilbraham: trumpets. The song was recorded on April 25,26,27 and May 3rd, 1967 at Abbey Road. Producer: George Martin.

Rating “Magical Mystery Tour” on a scale of 1 to 5 stars ****

  • Neither Rolling Stone Magazine in their ‘The Beatles 100 Greatest Songs” or Spignesi and Lewis in “100 Best Beatles Songs’ ranked “Magical Mystery Tour” in their top 100.
  • Length of song 2:48.
  • The song was never released as a single.

 

Magical Mystery Tour {Lennon-McCartney}

[Roll up! Roll up for the magical mystery tour! Step right this way!]
Roll up, roll up for the mystery tour
Roll up, roll up for the mystery tour
Roll up (And that’s an invitation), roll up for the mystery tour
Roll up (To make a reservation), roll up for the mystery tour
The magical mystery tour is waiting to take you away
Waiting to take you away
Roll up, roll up for the mystery tour
Roll up, roll up for the mystery tour
Roll up (We’ve got everything you need), roll up for the mystery tour
Roll up (Satisfaction guaranteed), roll up for the mystery tour
The magical mystery tour is hoping to take you away Hoping to take you away
Mystery trip
Aaaah… the magical mystery tour
Roll up, roll up for the mystery tour Roll up (And that’s an invitation), roll up for the mystery tour
Roll up (To make a reservation), roll up for the mystery tour
The magical mystery tour is coming to take you away
Coming to take you away
The magical mystery tour is dying to take you away
Dying to take you away, take you today
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