Beatles Singles lyrics - Flying

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    Find out how the lyrics to Flying by the Beatles came to be written.


    Beatles EP: Magical Mystery Tour : Track 3

    Year: 1967

    Lyrics: Lennon, McCartney, Harrison, Starkey

    Length: 2.16

    The Beatles song Flying has no lyrics and was written by all the Beatles as an instrumental sequence for use in the magical mystery tour film. Flying is the only instrumental that the Beatles released on record.

    On the Beatles Flying John does the main effects with the Melotron, both Paul and George play the guitar, and John and Ringo play about at the end looping back the recording and mixing it backwards.

    Individual Beatles role on Flying

    John Lennon: Chants, Mellotron

    Paul McCartney: Chants, Guitars

    George Harrison: Chants, Guitars

    Ringo Starr: Chants, Drums, Maraccas

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