Album facts: Hey Jude

Hey Jude is a compilation album released in the US, Canada, Australia, Spain, Germany, France, Greece, Japan, Mexico and most of South America. It includes non-album singles and B-sides released by The Beatles between 1964 and 1969.

The artwork was taken from The Beatles' final photo shoot at John Lennon's mansion in Tittenhurst.

The LP was released on February 26th 1970 and by the end of the seventies had sold 3,264,398 copies. It was re-released in 2014 on compact disc. 

Track list

Side 1

  1. Can't Buy Me Love
  2. I Should Have Known Better
  3. Paperback Writer
  4. Rain
  5. Lady Madonna
  6. Revolution

Side 2

  1. Hey Jude
  2. Old Brown Shoe
  3. Don't Let Me Down
  4. The Ballad of John and Yoko

Personnel

  • John Lennon – lead vocals (2, 4, 6, 9–10), backing vocals (3, 5, 7–8), rhythm guitar (1–7, 9–10), harmonica (2), lead guitar(6, 10), percussion (5–6, 10)
  • Paul McCartney – lead vocals (1, 3, 5, 7), backing vocals (4, 6, 8–10), bass (1–7, 9–10), piano (5, 7–8, 10), lead guitar (3), Hammond organ (6), drums (10), percussion (5–6, 10)
  • George Harrison – lead vocals (8), backing vocals (3–5, 7, 9), lead guitar (1–9), rhythm guitar (8), bass (8), Hammond organ (8), percussion (5–6)
  • Ringo Starr – backing vocals (7), drums (1–9), percussion (3–7)
 Hey Jude LP front cover. 

Hey Jude LP front cover. 

 Hey Jude LP rear cover. 

Hey Jude LP rear cover. 

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