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Old 01-12-2020, 02:17 PM
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Default The (piccolo) trumpet part on "Penny Lane"



" , , , and John Lennon, who was sitting in the corner, said 'oh, thanks mate, I wrote that . . . '"
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Thanks for passing this along - one of the truly bright musical highlights of those St Peppers recording sessions.
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Old 01-12-2020, 05:02 PM
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I thoroughly enjoyed that clip...thanks for posting...
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Old 01-12-2020, 05:07 PM
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I loved that... thanks, Frank! And what a beautiful part it was... just made the song.
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Wonderful to know and hear about this. I love these snippets of Beatles lore. I have a buddy who does as well, so Iíve passed this along. Thanks for sharing.
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Cheers all! It's a fun little look into the process.

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"George Lennon." Haha!


"Penny Lane" might be my favorite Beatles song. This is really interesting, thanks for posting.
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I also like John Wilbraham's tasteful, understated piccolo trumpet on 1967's "Constant Penelope" (from the lp "Circus") by The Gentle Power Of Song; lead guitar work by super session man Big Jim Sullivan, of course; along with David Mason (he who provided the "Penny Lane" piccolo trumpet solo), Elgar Howarth, and Roy Copestake, Wilbraham also played trumpet on the title track for "Magical Mystery Tour."

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