The Beatles released the single “Let It Be” on March 11, 1970 in the US. At the …

Written by on March 11, 2018


The Beatles released the single “Let It Be” on March 11, 1970 in the US. At the time, it had the highest debut on the Billboard Hot 100, coming in at Number 6. It was written and sung by Paul McCartney. It was their final single before McCartney announced his departure from the band. Both the Let It Be album and the US single “The Long and Winding Road” were released after McCartney’s announced departure from and subsequent break-up of the group.

The alternate mix on their album “Let It Be” features an altered guitar solo and some minor differences in the orchestral sections.

“Let It Be” holds the number-one spot on “The Fans’ Top 10” poll included in The 100 Best Beatles Songs: An Informed Fan’s Guide by Stephen J. Spignesi and Michael Lewis. The song is number three in the 100 Best Beatles Songs list, only behind “Strawberry Fields Forever” and “A Day in the Life”, which is number one.

Would you put “Let It Be” in your list of your top 3 Beatles songs?

Happy 48th US Birthday to the Beatles single “Let It Be”!!!




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