Paul McCartney announced the Beatles’ dissolution on this day 45 years ago. Here’s the song they were struggling with, precipitating the split: “The Long and Winding Road,” a take without the heavy orchestration Phil Spector added to the final version.
Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.
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