Blackbird

~ Song

Relationships

writer: John Lennon (Beatle)
Paul McCartney
publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/song/mt0010100334 [info]
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/1983 [info]
Songfacts: http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=157 [info]
Wikidata: Q880719 [info]
lyrics page: http://genius.com/The-beatles-blackbird-lyrics [info]
http://lyrics.wikia.com/The_Beatles:Blackbird [info]
later parody versions: Scootaloo
later translated versions: Amsel
referred to in medleys: Blackbird / Yesterday (Love version)

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1968-06-11 Blackbird (take 4) The Beatles 2:19
1969-08-15 – 1969-08-18 Blackbird (live, 1969-08-15/8: Woodstock Music Festival, Bethel, NY, USA) cover and live Crosby, Stills & Nash 2:41
1971-08 Blackbird cover and live Dion ?:??
1974-08-05 Blackbird (live, 1974-08-05: Boston Gardens, Boston, MA, USA) cover and live Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 3:01
1974-08-05 Blackbird (live, 1974-08-05: Boston Gardens, Boston, MA, USA) cover and live Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 3:30
1974 Blackbird (live, 1974) cover and live Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 2:48
1974 – 1975 Black Bird (live, 1974-1975: Europe 1) cover and live Julien Clerc 1:33
1976-05-04 Blackbird (live, 1976-05-04: The Summit, Houston, TX, USA) cover and live Paul McCartney & Wings 3:03
1977 Blackbird cover Sarah Vaughan 3:36
1980 – 1981 Blackbird cover Jaco Pastorius 2:48
1982 Blackbird (live, 1982: Universal Ampitheatre, Universal City, CA, USA) cover and live Crosby, Stills & Nash 3:02
1989-05 Blackbird / I Will medley The Swingle Singers 4:50
1991-12-29 – 1991-12-30 Blackbird cover and instrumental Tony Williams 5:35
1998-06-25 Blackbird (live, 1998-06-25: The Walls, Oswestry, Shropshire, England, UK) cover and live Marillion 2:55
2002 Blackbird (live, 2002: USA Tour) live Paul McCartney ?:??
2002 Blackbird live Paul McCartney 2:30
2002 Blackbird / I Will cover The Swingle Singers 4:49
2003-05-03 Blackbird (live, 2003-05-03: Austin, TX, USA) cover and live Elliott Smith 2:27
2003-06-01 Blackbird (live, 2003-06-01: King's Dock, Liverpool, UK) live Paul McCartney ?:??
2005-09-22 Blackbird (live, 2005-09-22: Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA) live Paul McCartney ?:??
2008-03 Blackbird cover and live Trijntje Oosterhuis 3:13
2009-10-05 – 2009-10-06 Blackbird cover and instrumental John Di Martino's Romantic Jazz Trio 3:21
2010-12-13 Blackbird live Paul McCartney 2:36
2013-11-08 Blackbird cover and live The Beatles Connection 2:19
2014-01-31 Blackbird (live, 2014-01-31: Howard Stern Birthday Bash, Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, NY, USA) cover, live and partial Fred Armisen 0:44
2014-12-07 Blackbird cover and instrumental Orquestra Ouro Preto 2:36
Black Bird live The Beatles ?:??
Black Bird cover and instrumental Mario DaSilva 2:12
Black Bird cover and instrumental Fred Benedetti & Peter Pupping 2:12
Black Bird (Let's Go TV track) cover The Guess Who 2:25
Black Bird cover The Jazz Crusaders 2:41
Black Bird Max Zentawer Trio 5:23
Black Bird cover and instrumental Daddy Plays 1:29
Black Bird The Beatles 2:21
BLACK BIRD cover 山田タマル ?:??
Blackbird instrumental Ulisses Rocha & Ivan Vilela, Walmir Gil, Raiff Dantas Barreto, Vitor Loureiro 3:19
Blackbird cover and live Sean McCue 2:00
Blackbird cover Sean McCue & Michelle Beauchesne 2:02
Blackbird cover Rachael Leahcar 2:32
Blackbird cover Papa Dee 3:05
Blackbird cover Flávio Mendes 2:29
Blackbird cover Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 3:36
Blackbird cover Herman van Veen 3:03
Blackbird Brad Mehldau 6:31
Blackbird cover Chiara Minaldi ?:??
Blackbird cover and instrumental Midnite String Quartet 2:25
Blackbird cover Zoco ?:??
Blackbird The Beatles 2:17
Blackbird The Beatles 2:18
Blackbird instrumental Kazuhito Yamashita 2:10
Blackbird cover Mike Massé 2:32
Blackbird cover and live Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 3:09
Blackbird cover and live Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young ?:??
Blackbird cover and live Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 2:16
Blackbird cover and live Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young ?:??
Blackbird cover and live Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 4:32
Blackbird cover and live Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young ?:??
Blackbird cover and live Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 2:57
Blackbird cover and live Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 2:16
Blackbird cover and live Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 4:26
Blackbird cover Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 2:46
Blackbird cover Benny Greb 2:40
Blackbird cover Dion 3:11
Blackbird Paul McCartney 4:23
Blackbird live Paul McCartney ?:??
Blackbird (live, 2005-10-10: Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, CA) Paul McCartney ?:??
Blackbird Paul McCartney 2:46
Blackbird Paul McCartney 2:42
Blackbird instrumental André Mehmari 2:30
Blackbird John Lennon & Paul McCartney 2:32
Blackbird cover and live Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 4:29
Blackbird cover Stella Vander 3:35
Blackbird cover and live Eddie Vedder 2:57
Blackbird cover Les Brünettes 3:04
Blackbird cover Harvard University Opportunes 2:45
Blackbird cover B For Bang 4:20
Blackbird cover Ramsey Lewis 4:32
Blackbird cover Dick Hyman 3:09
Blackbird cover Denzal Sinclaire 3:09
Blackbird (live) cover and live Elliott Smith ?:??
Blackbird cover SWR Big Band & Ralf Schmid & Paula Morelenbaum 4:18
Blackbird cover and live Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 3:58
Blackbird (live, 1976-06: The Forum, Los Angeles, CA, USA) cover and live Wings 2:39
Blackbird (live, 1976-05-22: Boston Garden, Boston, MA, USA) cover and live Paul McCartney & Wings 2:48
Blackbird cover Bacalao 2:39
Blackbird cover Mammytone 2:48
Blackbird cover Sjaella 2:55
Blackbird cover Enzo Pietropaoli 2:56
Blackbird (original mono studio mix) The Beatles 2:18
Blackbird cover Harry Sacksioni 1:53
Blackbird cover Willy Chirino 4:17
Blackbird cover and live Zac Brown Band feat. Matt Mangano 7:14
Blackbird cover The Graveblankets 2:11
Blackbird cover and instrumental Al Di Meola 4:39
Blackbird cover and live Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 2:46
Blackbird cover and instrumental Kaare Norge 2:23
Blackbird cover and instrumental Kaare Norge 2:28
Blackbird cover and instrumental The Superpickers 2:03
Blackbird cover and instrumental Ricardo Caliente 2:19
Blackbird cover Fravio Mendes 2:49
Blackbird cover Jaco Pastorius 2:47
Blackbird cover Holland Baroque Society meets Eric Vloeimans 4:23
Blackbird The Beatles 2:32
Blackbird cover and instrumental Time for Three ?:??
Blackbird cover Ryohei Koike & Hiroyuki Nagakubo 2:14
Blackbird cover Musica nuda 1:56
Blackbird cover Les Boréades de Montréal 2:17
Blackbird cover Steve Dobrogosz 3:23
Blackbird (original stereo studio mix) The Beatles 2:18
Blackbird cover Peter Mayer 4:20
Blackbird cover and instrumental Henrique Cazes & Marcello Gonçalves 3:35
Blackbird cover Eros 4:44
Blackbird cover Mary McCaslin 2:07
Blackbird cover Katie Noonan 3:08
Blackbird cover and instrumental Dave Valentin 6:03
Blackbird cover Anderson .Paak 2:34
Blackbird cover The King’s Singers 2:49
Blackbird cover Marian Call 2:34
Blackbird cover Release Music Orchestra 8:24
Blackbird cover Mary McCaslin 2:22
Blackbird cover L.A. Workshop 3:37
Blackbird cover Terri Lyne Carrington 6:39
Blackbird cover Beachfront Property 2:56
Blackbird live Paul McCartney 2:06
Blackbird cover Adrian Belew 2:17
Blackbird cover Trio Rococo 4:24
Blackbird cover NHØP & Trio Rococo 4:47
Blackbird cover Jon Simon 4:33
Blackbird cover Jerry Vivino 3:41
Blackbird cover Dionne Farris 3:09
Blackbird cover The Hampton String Quartet 2:16
Blackbird cover Bernadette Peters 4:21
Blackbird cover Rick Wakeman 2:17
Blackbird cover Michael Bellar/the AS-IS Ensemble 7:22
Blackbird cover Paul Schwartz 5:59
Blackbird cover Over the Rhine 4:48
Blackbird cover Sylvain Luc & Biréli Lagrène 3:23
Blackbird cover BeatleJazz 4:08
Blackbird cover René Marie 6:22
Blackbird cover Jason Falkner 3:38
Blackbird cover Colin Linden 2:48
Blackbird cover Lynne Arriale Trio 5:09
Blackbird cover Doves 2:41
Blackbird cover Uri Caine 6:03
Blackbird cover The Postage Era 3:11
Blackbird cover and live Phish 2:19
Blackbird cover Sixth Wave 2:50
Blackbird cover Anne Ducros 4:26
Blackbird cover Connie Evingson 6:43
Blackbird cover Emmerson Nogueira 2:20
Blackbird cover Emmanuel Santarromana 2:55
Blackbird cover Carly Simon 2:30
Blackbird cover Judy Collins 2:29
Blackbird cover Chris de Burgh 2:25
Blackbird cover Eve St. Jones 2:19
Blackbird cover Neil Diamond 3:23
Blackbird cover Cassandra Wilson 6:46
Blackbird cover Harpers Bizarre 1:59
Blackbird cover José Feliciano 2:23
Blackbird cover Billy Preston 2:48
Blackbird cover Kenny Rankin 3:01
Blackbird cover and live Sylvester 4:52
Blackbird cover Arturo Sandoval 5:53
Blackbird cover Desmond Dekker 3:17
Blackbird cover Rebecca Hale 2:55
Blackbird cover Billy Preston 2:47
Blackbird cover Phil Bates and Mik Kaminski feat. Tina McBain 1:40
Blackbird cover Justin Hayward with Mike Batt & the London Philharmonic Orchestra 2:31
Blackbird cover and instrumental Michael Lucarelli 2:28
Blackbird cover and instrumental Ulf Pettersson & Dan Mylotte 3:45
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Blackbird The Beatles 2:19
Blackbird The Beatles 2:38
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Blackbird The Beatles 2:20
Blackbird The Beatles 2:18
Blackbird The Beatles 2:27
Blackbird The Beatles 2:18
Blackbird The Beatles 2:29
Blackbird The Beatles 2:17
Blackbird The Beatles 2:28
Blackbird The Beatles 2:23
Blackbird The Beatles 4:05
Blackbird The Beatles 3:11
Blackbird The Beatles 1:12
Blackbird The Beatles 2:44
Blackbird The Beatles 2:01
Blackbird The Beatles 3:17
Blackbird The Beatles 2:57
Blackbird The Beatles 1:07
Blackbird The Beatles 2:15
Blackbird The Beatles 4:30
Blackbird live The Beatles 2:34
Blackbird live The Beatles 2:34
Blackbird The Beatles 2:33
Blackbird The Beatles 2:23
Blackbird The Beatles 2:23
Blackbird The Beatles 2:34
Blackbird The Beatles 2:37
Blackbird The Beatles 2:47
Blackbird cover and live The Best of Britain 2:28
Blackbird cover Fool Moon 2:39
Blackbird live Paul McCartney 2:37
Blackbird cover Sheila E. 4:47
Blackbird cover Laura Brehm 2:20
Blackbird cover and instrumental Sound Choice Karaoke 2:39
Blackbird cover The Beat Bugs feat. Sia 2:32
Blackbird (live, 1986-02-28: Aquarius Theater, 6230 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, CA, USA) cover and live Bobby McFerrin 2:47
Blackbird (live, August 16th and 17th, 2008 at the Warner Theater in Washington, DC) cover and live Eddie Vedder 3:12
Blackbird (live, 1976-06: Cow Palace, Daly City, CA, USA) cover and live Wings 2:37
Blackbird cover and live Wings 2:27
Blackbird live Wings 2:27
Blackbird cover Sarah Darling 2:40
Blackbird cover European Jazz Trio ?:??
Blackbird cover Sarah McLachlan 2:21
Blackbird cover Nelson Lago 1:27
Blackbird cover Evan Rachel Wood 3:06
Blackbird cover BONNIE PINK 2:19
Blackbird cover Glee Cast 2:20
Blackbird cover The Dandy Warhols 3:37
Blackbird cover The King’s Singers 2:42
Blackbird cover and live Bobby McFerrin 3:08
Blackbird cover, instrumental and live Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Narodowej, Krzesimir Dębski, Canadian Brass 3:55
Blackbird The Beatles 2:32
Blackbird cover Crosby, Stills & Nash 2:36
Blackbird cover Auscultate 4:08
Blackbird cover and instrumental Brad Mehldau Trio 5:00
Blackbird (live, 2004-08-19/20: Molson Amphitheatre, Toronto, ON, Canada) cover and live Sarah McLachlan ?:??
BLACKBIRD cover SHOW‐YA ?:??
Blackbird (acoustic) (live in Aachen) live Marillion 2:21
Blackbird (Alt Mono mix) The Beatles 2:24
Blackbird (alternate take) The Beatles 2:16
Blackbird (Alternate Take) The Beatles ?:??
Blackbird (demo) The Beatles 2:34
Blackbird (demo) The Beatles 1:48
Blackbird (Esher demo) The Beatles ?:??
Blackbird (Esher Demo) The Beatles 2:35
Blackbird (Extract) partial The Choir, David Hill 1:57
Blackbird (live, 2004: Glastonbury) live Paul McCartney 3:10
Blackbird (mono) The Beatles 2:18
Blackbird (Mono) The Beatles 2:15
Blackbird (partial) cover and partial Paul McCartney & Wings 0:32
Blackbird (Recorded at Blackbird Studios, Nashville) cover Delta Rae 1:59
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Blackbird (Rehearsal) (Mono) The Beatles 2:36
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Blackbird (RM10 take 32) The Beatles ?:??
Blackbird (RS1 Take 32) The Beatles ?:??
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Blackbird (take 32) The Beatles 2:24
Blackbird (take unknown - Partial) partial The Beatles ?:??
Blackbird (take unknown, partial) partial The Beatles ?:??
Blackbird (The Fool on the Hill) cover Tok Tok Tok 2:16
Blackbird / Bye Bye Blackbird cover and medley Sara Gazarek + Josh Nelson 4:16
Blackbird / Bye Bye Blackbird cover and medley Sara Gazarek 5:55
Blackbird / Yesterday (Love version, 5.1 mix) partial The Beatles 2:32
For No One / Blackbird cover Lesley Garrett 4:37
Lon-dubh (Blackbird) cover Julie Fowlis 2:40
Sweet Thing cover and partial The Waterboys 7:15