The Beatles – Strawberry Fields Forever / Penny Lane
Parlophone – R 5570
Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single, Mono, Push-out Centre
17 Feb 1967
Psychedelic Rock, Pop Rock
A Strawberry Fields Forever
Mellotron [Uncredited] – Paul McCartney
B Penny Lane
Trumpet [Uncredited] – David Mason (2)
Record Company – The Gramophone Co. Ltd.
Published By – Northern Songs
Pressed By – The Gramophone Co. Ltd.
Arranged By – George Martin
Producer – George Martin
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, London.
(A) 24 Nov - 21 Dec 1966.
(B) 29 Dec 1966 - 17 Jan 1967.
A is an edit from two takes of the song (the join occurs approximately 1 minute in) with the first section being keyboard, guitars and drums and the second section adding brass and strings.
EMI reissued this (along with all other 7" Beatles singles) in 1976 in a green and white sleeve using the same catalogue number.
KT embossed in side-A push-out centre.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
Rights Society: NCB
Matrix / Runout (Side A, label): 7XCE 18415
Matrix / Runout (Side B, label): 7XCE 18416
Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, stamped, variant 1): 7XCE 18415 - 1 HG KT 3
Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, stamped, variant 1): 7XCE 18415 - 2 G KT I
Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, stamped, variant 2): 7XCE 18415 - 1 GL KT 3
Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, stamped, variant 2): 7XCE 18416 - 2 GM KT 1