A Beginning (0:48)

Cover of Anthology 3 (disc 1)

From Anthology 3 (disc 1) and 1 other release

“A Beginning” is a piece composed by The Beatles’ producer George Martin and intended as an introduction to “Don’t Pass Me By” by Ringo Starr. It was instead used as an incidental cue in the Beatles cartoon film Yellow Submarine and heard right before “Eleanor Rigby.” It was included on Anthology 3 as a replacement of a planned “new Beatles song,” Now and Then (along with “Free As A Bird” and “Real Love.”)


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  • paul30809

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    31 May 2011 Reply
  • Plaumtothashizz

    best. beatles track. evahr.

    13 Apr 2010 Reply
  • sophiaijidi

    *nice and wonderful !

    10 Mar 2010 Reply
  • Bastard1

    Actually, it was originally intended to be the intro for "Don't Pass Me By".

    4 Dec 2009 Reply
  • WiJoCo

    If memory serves me well, this was originally intended as an interlude leading into "Good Night" on the White Album. I'm not sure why it was cut. It's an enjoyable piece, composed by George Martin.

    25 Aug 2009 Reply
  • Retro_Saiyan

    Lol, this has 36,428 plays? I would of thought it would of had at least 50,000!

    19 Nov 2008 Reply
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