Category Archives: Let It Be

Songs that originally appeared (or were most readily available) on the album “Let It Be”

Day 186: “One After 909” (+ “Midnight Special”)

When was it recorded?   Jan. 22-30, 1969

When was it first released, and on which album?   May 8, 1970 on “Let It Be”

Who wrote it?   Lennon (with noteworthy contribution from McCartney)

Have I heard this song before?   One version of it, anyway

What my research dug up:

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Day 160: “Maggie Mae” (+ “Fancy My Chances With You”)

When was it recorded?   Jan. 24, 1969

When was it first released, and on which album?   May 8, 1970 on “Let It Be”

Who wrote it?   Traditional folk song (arrangement by Harrison/Lennon/McCartney/Starr)

Have I heard this song before?   No

What my research dug up:

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