Without A Song

Album This song officially appears on the Let It Be (50th anniversary boxset) Official album.

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Song facts

From Wikipedia:

Without a Song” is a popular song composed by Vincent Youmans with lyrics later added by Billy Rose and Edward Eliscu, published in 1929. It was included in the musical play, Great Day. The play only ran for 36 performances but contained two songs which became famous, “Without a Song” and “Great Day“.

Officially appears on


Let It Be (50th anniversary boxset)

Official album • Released in 2021

1:58 • Studio version • Jam – Billy Preston with John and Ringo. January 28, 1969 (EMI Tape E90503-8T and NAGRA Roll 540 A and 1128 B). Known from bootlegs as “Unless He has a Song”, it is a cover of a classic 1929 song composed by Vincent Youmans. The performance available on the NAGRA tapes is 3:47 in length.

Session Recording:
Jan 28, 1969
Studio :
Apple Studios, 3 Savile Row, London


Let It Be (50th anniversary boxset - SHM - Japanese edition)

Official album • Released in 2021

1:58 • Studio version • Jam – Billy Preston with John and Ringo. January 28, 1969 (EMI Tape E90503-8T and NAGRA Roll 540 A and 1128 B). Known from bootlegs as “Unless He has a Song”, it is a cover of a classic 1929 song composed by Vincent Youmans. The performance available on the NAGRA tapes is 3:47 in length.

Session Recording:
Jan 28, 1969
Studio :
Apple Studios, 3 Savile Row, London

Live performances

Paul McCartney has never played this song in concert.

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