Released on the 13th September 1965, exactly 51 years ago to the day as I write this article, Yesterday continues to be one of The Beatles’ most popular song, even though Paul McCartney was the only Beatle who performed on it. In this article are the incredible string arrangements by Sir George Martin which can be heard in beautiful isolated form right here. Take a listen:
Released as a single in 1969, the first to feature new guitarist Mick Taylor, Honky Tonk Women showed the world that the Stones had evolved since 1968’s Beggar’s Banquet. The song is probably most well known for featuring that incredible opening guitar riff but the vocals and the lyrics are themselves fantastic. What we have in this article are the isolated vocals from the entire song. Take a listen.
Big Brother And The Holding Company were one of the hottest bands around during the mid-late 1960’s, driven by the explosive vocals of the one and only Janis Joplin. One of the most famous songs they recorded was Piece Of My Heart which in the nearly 50 years since has been associated almost exclusively with Joplin. What we have here is her isolated vocal track from the song, and it’s fantastic. Take a listen.
Monkberry Moon Delight is a song from McCartney’s second solo album RAM and features an incredibly powerful vocal performance from the man himself. It’s a great track but the vocals really stand out the most, so what we have in this article are the isolated vocal tracks in their entirety including Linda’s backing vocals. Take a listen:
Released in 1971 on John Lennon’s second solo album, Imagine, Gimme Some Truth is a song that Lennon wrote while he was still in The Beatles and there are a number of demo recordings of the song from the Get Back sessions in 1969. Lennon returned to the song a few years later, and what we have in this article is the isolated vocal track from the song.
As the tenth track on 1966’s Revolver, For No One is one of the highlights on the entire album due to the magnificence of McCartney’s songwriting. But the music itself is exquisite as well and what we have in this article are the isolated piano, clavichord and drum tracks from the song which sound fantastic.