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About “Can You Take Me Back”

“Can You Take Me Back” is a hidden song by The Beatles from their album The Beatles (“The White Album”).

“Can You Take Me Back” is a short, experimental track that appears on the Beatles’ self-titled 1968 album, commonly known as the White Album. It serves as a transition piece between “Cry Baby Cry” and “Revolution 9” on Side 4 of the album. The lyrics are minimal, consisting of only three lines that repeat throughout the track: “Can you take me back where I came from? / Can you take me back?”.

The full uncut version of the take is on the 2018 remix and remaster of The Beatles with its original title. It was recorded during the sessions for “I Will” by Paul McCartney solo.

About The Beatles

The Beatles’ self-titled ninth studio album, commonly known as “The White Album,” was released on November 22, 1968. The album features 30 tracks that range in style from rock and roll to folk to avant-garde experimental music. The Beatles was a departure from the Beatles’ previous work, both in terms of its sound and its recording process. The band recorded the album in a studio setting that was less cohesive and more experimental than their previous recordings, which allowed them to explore new musical territories and individual songwriting styles. Some of the most famous tracks on The Beatles include “Back in the U.S.S.R.”, “Dear Prudence”, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”, “Blackbird”, and “Helter Skelter”. The album also features controversial and experimental tracks like “Revolution 9”, a sound collage that has been described as one of the most avant-garde pieces of music ever recorded by a mainstream artist. The Beatles received mixed reviews upon its release, but has since been hailed as a classic and a seminal work in the history of rock music. It has influenced generations of musicians and has been recognized by publications such as Rolling Stone and Time as one of the greatest albums of all time.

How to find “Can You Take Me Back”

On CD and vinyl: Play through “Cry Baby Cry”

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