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Encyclopedia > Wild Honey Pie
"Wild Honey Pie"
The White Album
Song by The Beatles
From the album The Beatles
Album released 22 November 1968
Recorded 20 August 1968
Genre Rock
Song Length 1:02
Record label Apple Records
Producer George Martin
The Beatles Album Listing
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (Track 4 of Disc 1) Wild Honey Pie (Track 5 of Disc 1) The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill (Track 6 of Disc 1)

"Wild Honey Pie" is a short song written by Paul McCartney, but credited to Lennon-McCartney. Cover of The Beatles album The Beatles. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... The Beatles is a double album, released by the Beatles in 1968. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Musical genres are categories which contain music which share a certain style or which have certain elements in common. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and video recordings, on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... Apple Records logo, featuring a Granny Smith apple. ... In the music industry, a record producer is responsible for completing a master recording so that it is fit for release. ... For the author, see George R. R. Martin. ... The Beatles is a double album, released by the Beatles in 1968. ... Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da is a Beatles song from double-disc album The Beatles (also known as The White Album). ... The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill is a Beatles song from double-disc album The Beatles (also known as The White Album). ... Paul McCartney, as photographed by John Kelley for the 1968 LP The Beatles (aka The White Album). Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is a British singer, musician and songwriter, who first came to prominence as a member of The Beatles. ... The songwriting credit Lennon-McCartney appears on all Beatles songs that were written by John Lennon and/or Paul McCartney, thanks to a mutual agreement which they made in the bands early days. ...


It can be heard on The Beatles album (also known as The White Album). McCartney is the vocalist (multitracked) and plays all the instruments (electric and acoustic guitars and drums) on this recording. Some sources suggest that John Lennon also sang on this track, but most references state that McCartney is the only vocalist. Certainly George Harrison played no part in this recording as it was recorded at the Abbey Road Studios, London when he was on holiday in Greece. The Beatles is a double album, released by the Beatles in 1968. ... McCartney (a variant of Macartney) is a surname that originated in Ireland or Scotland. ... Multitrack recording is a method of sound recording that allows for the recording of multiple sound sources, whether simultaneously or at different times. ... John Lennon in the autumn of 1968 John Winston Lennon (a. ... George Harrison, MBE (February 24, 1943 – November 29, 2001) was a popular British guitarist, singer, songwriter, record producer, and film producer, best known as a member of The Beatles. ... Abbey Road Studios, created in November of 1931 by EMI in London, England, is best known as the legendary recording studio used by the rock bands Cliff Richard and The Shadows and The Beatles. ... The Clock Tower of the Palace of Westminster, which contains Big Ben London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ...


McCartney said about this song: "We were in an experimental mode, and so I said, 'Can I just make something up?' I started off with the guitar and did a multitracking experiment in the control room... It was very home-made – it wasn't a big production at all. I just made up this short piece and I multitracked the harmony to that, and a harmony to that, and a harmony to that, and built it up sculpturally with a lot of vibrato on the [guitar] strings, really pulling the strings madly – hence 'Wild Honey Pie'." Multitrack recording is a method of sound recording that allows for the recording of multiple sound sources, whether simultaneously or at different times. ... Vibrato is a musical effect where the pitch or frequency of a note or sound is quickly and repeatedly raised and lowered over a small distance for the duration of that note or sound. ...


According to McCartney the song might have been excluded from The Beatles album, but Pattie Boyd "liked it very much so we decided to leave it in." Pattie Boyd with George Harrison Patricia Anne Pattie Boyd (born 17 March 1944), model and photographer, is best known as the wife of two famous rock musicians and the possible inspiration for several memorable rock love songs. ...


Cover versions

The song has been covered by:

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External links

  John Lennon Paul McCartney The Beatles George Harrison Ringo Starr  

Band members: John Lennon - Paul McCartney - George Harrison - Ringo Starr John Kelley photo of John Lennon from the The Beatles white album. ... John Kelley photo of Paul McCartney from the The Beatles white album. ... The Beatles (L-R, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon), in 1964, performing on The Ed Sullivan Show promoting their first U.S. hit song, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and ushering in the British Invasion of American popular music. ... From The Beatles White album This work is copyrighted. ... John Kelley photo of Ringo Starr from the The Beatles white album. ... John Lennon in the autumn of 1968 John Winston Lennon (a. ... Paul McCartney, as photographed by John Kelley for the 1968 LP The Beatles (aka The White Album). Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is a British singer, musician and songwriter, who first came to prominence as a member of The Beatles. ... George Harrison, MBE (February 24, 1943 – November 29, 2001) was a popular British guitarist, singer, songwriter, record producer, and film producer, best known as a member of The Beatles. ... Ringo Starr as photographed by John Kelly for the 1968 LP The Beatles (aka The White Album). Richard Starkey, MBE (born July 7, 1940), known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is a popular British musician, best known as drummer for The Beatles. ...


Early members: Pete Best - Stuart Sutcliffe Randolph Peter Best (born November 24, 1941) was an early drummer for The Beatles from Madras, India. ... Stuart Sutcliffe (June 23, 1940 – April 10, 1962) was an artist who, until his sudden death, worked in a style related to Abstract Expressionism. ...


Management: Brian Epstein - Apple Records Brian Epstein, The Beatles Manager and a force behind the groups early success. ... Apple Records logo, featuring a Granny Smith apple. ...


Production: George Martin - Geoff Emerick For the author, see George R. R. Martin. ... Geoff Emerick (born 1946) is a recording studio audio engineer, who is best known for his work with the Beatles albums Revolver, Sgt. ...


See also: History of the Beatles - Discography - Bootlegs - Long-term influence - Beatlemania - Beatlesque - Fifth Beatle - Paul Is Dead rumours - British Invasion - Breakup - Classic rock era The Beatles were a hugely successful band in the 1960s, consisting of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey), with global sales exceeding 1. ... My Bonnie / The Saints, by Tony Sheridan & The Beatles, the first Beatles record to be released. ... The Beatles are one of the most bootlegged bands in music history. ... The Beatles influence on rock music and world culture was -- and remains -- profound. ... Beatlemania is the name of various tribute groups dedicated to singing songs from The Beatles. ... Beatlesque (pronounced ) is a term used to describe rock and pop bands and musicians who make music similar to that of The Beatles, a British rock-pop music band from the 1960s. ... The Beatles were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. ... The Paul Is Dead rumour started with a series of events in the 1960s that led fans of the popular rock band The Beatles to believe that bassist Paul McCartney was actually dead and replaced with a look-alike. ... The British Invasion was an influx of rock and roll performers from Great Britain who became popular in the United States, Australia, Canada and elsewhere in 1964 ending the years immediately afterward. ... On April 10, 1970, Paul McCartney announced that the legendary rock band The Beatles had officially broken up. ... Classic rock was originally conceived as a radio station broadcasting format which evolved from the album oriented rock (AOR) format in the mid-1980s. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Honey Pie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (224 words)
"Honey Pie" is a song by The Beatles, from their 1968 album The Beatles.
Despite the similarity of title, the song is unrelated to Wild Honey Pie.
It concerns a famed actress, known through the hypocharisma Honey Pie, and her old lover, who wishes for her to rejoin him in England.
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