Tell Me Why (Lennon/McCartney)

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Tell Me Why (Lennon/McCartney)

Selective double tracking

Tell Me Why features double tracked vocals in the stereo version but only single tracked vocals in the mono.

Quotes

“I think a lot of these [John’s] songs like “Tell Me Why” may have been based in real experiences or affairs John was having, or arguments with Cynthia [John’s wife] or whatever, but it never occurred to us until later to put that slant on it all.” – Paul McCartney

Personnel

  • John Lennon – lead vocal, rhythm guitar
  • Paul McCartney – harmony vocal, bass
  • George Harrison – harmony vocal, lead guitar
  • Ringo Starr – drums
  • George Martin – piano

Release history

Notable covers

  • Beach Boys (from Beach Boys Party!, 1965)