The Beatles Song Of The Day: “Slow Down”


The Beatles Song Of The Day is “Slow Down.” “Slow Down” appears on the EP “Long Tall Sally.” The song was a cover of a song by Larry Williams which he also wrote. John Lennon: double-tracked vocal and lead guitar/ Paul McCartney: bass guitar/ George Harrison: rhythm guitar/ Ringo Starr: drum/ George Martin: piano. The song was recorded on June 1st and 4th, 1964 at Abbey Road. Producer: George Martin. John Lennon was a big fan of Larry Williams who was overshadowed by the likes of Little Richard in the 1950’s. The song was part of The Beatles live act from 1960 to 62. This cover was one of the least successful covers that The Beatles would do.

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  • “Slow Down” was released as a single in the United States in August 1964 and reached #25 on the charts. The original by…

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