The Beatles Song Of The Day is “Your Mother Should Know” from The Beatles “Magical Mystery Tour” album. The song was written by Paul McCartney. The song was performed in The Magical Mystery Tour film during the grand finale, when The Beatles wearing tuxedos descend a long spiral staircase. The Beatles were clearly in a slump at this point with some of their songs, “Magical Mystery Tour’, “Flying”, “Blue Jay Way” and “Your Mother Should Know” throwaways as far as Beatle standards go. This song was written around the time Paul wrote “When I’m 64” with the same feeling of the old time music of when his parents were young. This song is pleasant but nothing special. John Lennon: backing vocal and organ/ Paul McCartney: vocal, backing vocal, piano and bass guitar/ George Harrison: backing vocal and guitar/ Ringo Starr: drums and tambourine. The song was recorded on August 22nd, 23rd and September 16th and 29th, 1967 at Abbey Road. Producer: George Martin.
Rating “Your Mother Should Know” on a scale of 1 to 5 ***
- “Your Mother Should Know” was never released as a single.
- Neither Rolling Stone Magazine in “The Beatles 100 Greatest Songs’ or Spignesi and Lewis in “100 Best Beatles Songs” ranked “Your Mother Should Know.”
- Length of song: 2:29.
“Your Mother Should Know” [Lennon-McCartney}