All This And World War II

Various Artists
All This And World War II - Front Cover All This And World War II - Rear Cover
All This And World War II - Front Cover All This And World War II - Rear Cover
All This And World War II - Inside Gatefold
All This And World War II - Inside Gatefold
All This And World War II - Poster
All This And World War II - Free Poster
The Beatles Contribution:  Lennon and McCartney composed EVERY song on the double album
Label Riva
Catalogue No. RVLP 2
Release date 5th November 1976
U.K. Album Chart Detail :
Entry Date :27th November 1976
Highest Position :23
Weeks in Chart :7
Detail : This double album is the soundtrack to an 88 minute movie from 20th Century Fox, which features black and white World War II newsreel footage and clips from feature films put to the sounds of the sixties ... in fact, guest stars performing Lennon/McCartney songs.

A memorably sarcastic musical coupling occurs in the film when footage of Hitler at his mountain retreat in Berchtesgaden is shown accompanied by "The Fool On The Hill" !

The film is directed by Susie Winslow, produced by Sandy Lieberson and Martin J. Machat, from a dream by Russ Regan (Executive Producer)

Music Director, Lou Reizner.
Arranged and Orchestrated by Wil Malone. The London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz, and The Royal Philharmonic by David Measham.

The Bee Gees actually recorded six of the songs, the other three being "Lovely Rita", "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" and "She's Leaving Home", but their vocals were replaced when other artists became available.

The gatefold sleeve contains the two albums in inner sleeves that contain all the lyrics. Some lyrics are slightly altered from the copyrighted work to "meet the artistic requirements of the performers". Also enclosed is a large poster with splendid drawings of each of the guest stars. The complete package design, and the illustrations were by Clyde Terry and Jack Room.

Producers Footnote :
A very special thanks to the greatest Record Companies in the industry for letting us use their even greater artists and not commencing World War III.

Side 1

Track Artist Time
Magical Mystery Tour Ambrosia 3:52
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds Elton John 6:15
Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight The Bee Gees 3:17
I Am The Walrus Leo Sayer 3:49
She's Leaving Home Brian Ferry 3:07
Lovely Rita Roy Wood 1:13
When I'm Sixty-Four Keith Moon 1:13

Side 2

Track Artist Time
Get Back Rod Stewart 4:24
Let It Be Leo Sayer 3:43
Yesterday David Essex 2:44
With A Little Help From My Friends/Nowhere Man Jeff Lynne 6:56
Because Lynsey De Paul 3:24
She Came In Through The Bathroom Window The Bee Gees 1:54
Michelle Richard Cocciante 4:00

Side 3

Track Artist Time
We Can Work It Out The Four Seasons 2:39
The Fool On The Hill Helen Reddy 3:37
Maxwell's Silver Hammer Frankie Laine 3:27
Hey Jude The Brothers Johnson 4:58
Polythene Pam Roy Wood 1:30
Sun King The Bee Gees 2:03
Getting Better Status Quo 2:19

Side 4

Track Artist Time
The Long And Winding Road Leo Sayer 4:47
Help ! Henry Gross 3:07
Strawberry Fields Forever Peter Gabriel 2:30
A Day In The Life Frankie Valli 4:04
Come Together Tina Turner 4:08
You Never Give Me Your Money Wil Malone & Lou Reizner 3:04
The End The London Symphony Orchestra 2:26

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