The new Super Deluxe Edition of The Beatles’ ‘White Album’, due for release on November 9, contains three discs of demos and alternate takes.
Included is an acoustic version of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” (labelled ‘Take 2’), featuring just George Harrison on guitar and Paul McCartney on harmonium. Hear it below:
For comparison, you can also hear the earlier ‘Esher demo’ of the track, as well the 2018 stereo mix – both of which are also included in the ‘White Album’ Super Deluxe Edition:
The December 2018 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – with Bob Dylan on the cover. The issue also comes with a unique 12-track Bob Dylan CD, The Best Of The Bootleg Series, featuring an exclusive track from Dylan’s latest boxset. Elsewhere in the issue you’ll find exclusive features on the Small Faces, Jeff Tweedy, the Psychedelic Furs, Moses Sumney, Sister Sledge, Jeff Goldblum, Marianne Fathfull, Ty Segall, Roger Daltrey, Klaus Voormann and many more.