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McCartney: "We thought, 'Why not make something up? So that is 50—50 John and me, made up on the spot and recorded all in the same evening.
George Martin was away so his assistant Chris Thomas produced the session. His memory is that the song was mostly McCartney's: "Paul was the first one in, and he was playing the 'Birthday' riff. Eventually the others arrived, by which time Paul had literally written the song, right there in the studio. Lennon said in his Playboy interview in "'Birthday' was written in the studio. Just made up on the spot.
I think Paul wanted to write a song like ' Happy Birthday Baby ', the old fifties hit. But it was sort of made up in the studio. It was a piece of garbage. After this section, a drum break lasting eight measures brings the song into the middle section, which rests entirely on the dominant. Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of its release, Jacob Stolworthy of The Independent listed "Birthday" at Necesito Un Amigo (TCP Club Mix) - Twiggy - Primera Estacion: Verano 17 in his ranking of the White Album's 30 tracks.
He wrote of the song: My Thang - James Brown - Hell opening to the second-half [of the album] treads familiar Beatles ground with an improvised riff that could be the record's biggest earworm. Hilariously, Lennon would go on to call [the song] 'garbage'. According to Ian MacDonald : . However, according to the book accompanying the Birthday - The Beatles - The Beatles set The Beatles: Super Deluxe Versionthe annotation on the tape box from the session offers an alternative line-up that "explodes some myths of who played what": .
McCartney also released a 12" single and CD single with those songs and two more live tracks, "P. Love Me Do" is a combination of " P. Underground Sunshine recorded the song as a single in Their version was a minor hit in the US, reaching number 19 on the Cash Box chart and number 26 on the Billboard Hot Paul Weller covered the song for McCartney's Birthday - The Beatles - The Beatles birthday.
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