Helter Skelter (4:29)

Cover of The Beatles (The White Album)

From The Beatles (The White Album) and 27 other releases

“I’ve got blisters on my fingers!” is shouted by Ringo Starr at the end of the song, after he threw his drum sticks down from the intensity and length of the recording session. Studio session recordings of the song were numerous and varied in style, and lasted up to 27 minutes at the longest.

Helter Skelter is a song written by Paul McCartney and recorded by The Beatles on The White Album. It is considered one of the first Heavy Metal songs. Black Sabbath & Deep Purple both admit to being heavily inspired by this song.


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When I get to the bottom I go back to the top of the slide
Where I stop and I turn and I go for a ride
Till I get to the bottom and I see you again

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