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It begins with three different percussion elements a hand banging on the back of an acoustic guitar, handclaps, and drums and features McCartney's increasingly raucous vocal  repeating a simple lyric with only two different lines. McCartney wrote the song after seeing two monkeys copulating in the Kuues Meel (Joel Tammiku Unistav Remiks) - Nemos - Tulevikutee while on retreat Why Dont We Do It In The Road?
- The Beatles - The Beatles RishikeshIndiawith the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. He marvelled in the simplicity of this natural scenario when compared to the emotional turmoil of human relationships.
He later said:. A male [monkey] just hopped on the back of this female and gave her one, as they say in the vernacular. Within two or three seconds he hopped off again and looked around as if to say "It wasn't me! And I thought We have horrendous problems with it, and yet animals don't. Unlike its heavy blues result,  the song began as an acoustic guitar number with McCartney alternating by verse between gentle and strident vocal styles.
On 10 October, McCartney and Ringo Starr finished the song, Starr adding drums and handclaps, McCartney adding more vocals, bass guitar, and lead guitar. Upon learning about the recording, Lennon was unhappy that McCartney recorded the song without him. In his interview with Playboyhe was asked about it:. In a conversation with Hunter Davieswho had written a biography of the Beatles inMcCartney responded to a Yoko Ono interview where she said McCartney had hurt Lennon more than anyone else, by saying, "No one ever goes on about the times John hurt me Could I have hurt him more than the person who ran down his mother in his car?
It wasn't a deliberate thing. John and George were tied up finishing something and me and Ringo were free, just hanging around, so I said to Ringo, 'Let's go and do this.
McCartney also expressed some lingering resentment about a similar incident with " Revolution 9 ", recorded in Junea few months before "Why Don't We Do It in the Why Dont We Do It In The Road? - The Beatles - The Beatles He went off and made that without me. No one ever says that. John is the nice guy and I'm the bastard. It gets repeated all the time.
He wrote: "Essentially a Paul McCartney track song he recorded it alone and as good a song inspired by the sight of two monkeys having sex on a street in India could ever be. The song was recorded by Lowell Fulson12 Degrees Of Separation - Tugboat - If Youve Done It, Youll Know What I Mean (File) American blues singer, in on the Jewel label.
The Fulson recording credits Lennon and McCartney as writers and was featured on the soundtrack of the film American Gangster. Personnel per Ian MacDonald . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Independent. Retrieved 27 March Aldridge, Alan The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics. Archived from the original on 28 December Retrieved 22 March Davies, Hunter New York: W.
Jarnow, Jesse Lewisohn, Mark The Beatles Recording Sessions. New York: Harmony Books. Anthology 3 booklet. The Beatles. London: Apple Records.
The American single release of the song, backed with " Rocky Raccoon ". EMI StudiosLondon. Side one " Back in the U.
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