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Written by Paul McCartney and credited to Lennon—McCartneyit is the seventh and penultimate song of the album's climactic B-side medley. It notably features unison vocals in the chorus from all four Beatles, a rarity in their songs. It is preceded by " Golden Slumbers ", and segues into " The End ". The middle bridgefeaturing brass instruments, electric guitar and vocals, reprises the beginning of " You Never Give Me Your Money ", but with different lyrics.
The ending also Carry That Weight - The Beatles - Abbey Road the arpeggiated guitar motif from the end of that track, which is itself similar to that in " Badge " co-written by Harrison and Eric Clapton You Really Got Me Now - Jon Bon Jovi - Blaze Of Glory reminiscent of the figure featured prominently in the George Harrison —written track " Here Comes the Sun ".
Music critic Ian MacDonald interpreted the lyric as an acknowledgement by the group that nothing they would do as individual artists would equal what they had achieved together, and they would always carry the weight of their Beatle past.
The rhythm tracks featured McCartney on pianoHarrison on bass guitar and Starr on drums. The best were takes 13 and 15, which were edited together on 3 July. On 30 July, they added more vocals, including Lennon, who had rejoined the sessions on 9 July. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Original song written and composed by Lennon-McCartney. Lewisohn, Mark The Beatles Recording Sessions. New York: Harmony Books. Carry That Weight - The Beatles - Abbey RoadIan London: Pimlico Rand.
Cover of the song's sheet music. EMI StudiosLondon. Symphonic rock.