The Beatles Isolated Strings Track: Yesterday

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:

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The Rolling Stones Isolated Vocal Track: Honky Tonk Women

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.

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Janis Joplin Isolated Vocal Track: Piece Of My Heart

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.

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