All You Need Is Love
The Beatles

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Nothing you can sing that can't be sung
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Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1967 for one week
  • No. 1 on the UK Singles chart in 1967 for three weeks
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • from the album Magical Mystery Tour (1967)
  • ranks #370 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • it was producer George Martin's idea to use "Marseillase", the French National anthem, as the opening fanfare of the song
  • on the record:
         John Lennon- vocals, harpsichord, banjo
         Paul McCartney- vocals, bass, double bass
         George Harrison- vocals, guitar, violin
         Ringo Starr- drums
         George Martin- piano
         session musicians- strings, brass, woodwind, accordion
         friends and studio guests- hand claps, background vocals
  • written by John Lennon, credited to Lennon/McCartney
  • produced by George Martin
  • recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London
  • The Beatles performed “All You Need is Love” on the "Our World" TV show to an estimated 400 million people worldwide when it was broadcast live via satellite on June 25, 1967 - the group recorded the rhythm tracks ahead of the live performance while the vocals, Harrison's guitar solo and orchestra were performed live - among the guests accompanying the Beatles in the studio for the 1967 worldwide performance were Mick Jagger, Keith Moon, Donovan, Graham Nash and Keith Richards
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