The Beatles Song of the Day is Because. Because was written by John Lennon and appears on side 2 of Abbey Road. Yoko Ono was playing Beethoven’s Piano Sonata #14 in C Sharp Minor on the grand piano when John asked her is she could play the same chords in reverse order- she did and John had his inspiration for the song that became Because. John had become a big fan of Beethovan’s- an artist he identified with.Both Paul and George have said that this is their favorite song on Abbey Road. This was the final song recorded for Abbey Road. John Lennon: vocals, lead guitar: Paul McCartney: vocals, bass: George Harrison: vocals, Moog synthesizer. :George Martin: electric harpsichord: Produced by George Martin.
- rating of Because ***** a classic.
- Because was never released as a single.
- length of song: 2:45.
- recorded on August 1, 4 and 5, 1969.
- Spignesi and Lewis rank Because #36, Rolling Stone #77, critic Bill Wyman #140 out of 213, Jim Beviglia #59. It did not make The Beatles Channel’s listeners poll Top 100.
Because the world is round, ah
Because the wind is high, ah
Love is all, love is you
Because the sky is blue, ah