The Beatles Song Of The Day is “Doctor Robert.” “Doctor Robert” is on The Beatles “Revolver” album. The song was written by John Lennon. It was a song about Doctor Robert Freymann of New York City who was famous for his willingness to prescribe amphetamines for the asking. John was one of this steady patients. John Lennon: vocal, rhythm guitar and harmonium/ Paul McCartney: harmony vocal and bass guitar/ George Harrison: lead guitar and maracas/ Ringo Starr: drums. The song was recorded on April 17th and 19th, 1966 at Abbey Road. Producer: George Martin.
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- Rolling Stone Magazine did not rank “Doctor Robert” in their “The Beatles 100 Greatest Songs” list. Spignesi and Lewis has it ranked at #73 on their “100 Best Beatles Songs” list.
- “Doctor Robert” was the first time The Beatles had made a specific drug reference in one…
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