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A Beatles Timeline and Notes on Beatles Songs - F

Fixing a Hole (Lennon and McCartney)
Real Author: Mostly Paul
Recorded: 9, 21 Feb 67
Released: on "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band": 26 May 67 (UK), 2 Jun 67 (US)
Notes: Help from Mal Evans. About pot, not heroin

Flying (All Four Beatles)
Real Author: All four
Recorded: 8, 27 Sep 67
Released: on "Magical Mystery Tour" 27 Nov 67 (US), 8 Dec 67 (UK EP)
Notes: Originally "Aerial Tour Instrumental." Just a studio jam, using a Paul tune. Probably inspired by a 23 July 1964 theater piece they did where all four were wired to float over the stage in a ballet named "I'm Flying."

The Fool on the Hill (Lennon and McCartney)
Real Author: Paul
Recorded: 25, 26 Sep, 20 Oct (flutes) 67
Released: on "Magical Mystery Tour" 27 Nov 67 (US), 8 Dec 67 (UK EP)
Notes: Written Mar 67. Inspired by Marijke Kruger "The Fool" who studied Tarot, and designed clothes for the Apple boutique (closed 30 July 68 after less than a year). Also a walk with Alistair Taylor on Primrose Hill during which a man seemed to appear from and to nowhere. In film, Paul posed on a hill in Nice. Note that this was written during Sgt Pepper, and a month before the MMT film idea.

For No One (Lennon and McCartney)
Real Author: Paul
Recorded: 9, 16, 19 (french horn) May 66
Released: on "Revolver": 5 Aug 66 (UK), 8 Aug 66 (US)
Notes: One of John's favorites. Written on Swiss ski trip about argument with Jane. Only Paul and Ringo performed. Working title was "Why Did it Die."

For You Blue (Harrison)
Real Author: George
Recorded: 25 Jan 69
Released: 11 May 70 (US); on "Let it Be": 8 May 70 (UK), 18 May 70 (US)
Notes: For Pattie. Working title : "George's Blues."

From a Window (Lennon and McCartney)
Real Author: Mostly Paul
Recorded:
Released: June, 1963
Notes: Written for Billy Jo Kramer and the Dakotas.

From Me to You (Lennon and McCartney)
Real Author: 50/50
Recorded: 5 Mar 63
Released: 12 Apr 63 (UK), 27 May 63 (US), 30 Jan 64 (US), 10 Aug 64 (US), 11 Oct 65 (US)
Notes: Written 28 Feb 1963 on tour bus. Play on "New Musical Express" letters page: "From You to Us."

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