An May 8, 1970the legendary British pop rock band The Beatles, launches his latest album, from which one of the best-known songs in history emerges: “Let It Be”.
This album had a strong media impact. A few days before, Paul McCartney, formalized his departure from the band, generating the extinction of the acclaimed group.
Undoubtedly this album has many peculiarities. Not only because of the context in which it is known, but because of the way it was produced.
1-It was recorded before Abbey Road
That album was released September 26, 1969 in the United Kingdom by Apple Records and was the second to last of the band. Nevertheless, “Let It Be” had been recorded prior to this release, but they decided to delay its release until the following year.
“Let It Be” It was the first album of the band that did not have George Martin as producer. It was Phil Spector who took care of the console.
2- The story of “Let It Be”,
Paul MCCARTNEY He confessed that he was inspired by his mother and the Virgin Mary to create this song.
“I had a dream in the 60s, in which my mother, who died, came to me and reassured me saying ‘everything will be fine, just let it be’. I felt so relieved, he said positive words to me, so I wrote this song, which was full of positivity,” said the musician, who lost his mother, Mary, when he was 14 years old.
3- The famous show on the terrace
Some of the songs from “Let It Be” sounded in that mythical concert what The Beatles shaped surprise on the terrace of the Apple Corps.
They played for a few 40 minutes in what would be his last live concert and people crowded the street to be able to hear them.