This released version is identical to that heard on the soundtrack of the Magical Mystery Tour film; the music is accompanied in the film by color-altered images of landscape in Iceland taken from an aeroplane, as well as some unused footage from the Stanley Kubrick film Dr.
A different version can be found on some Beatles bootleg albums such as Back-track 1and features added Hammond organ and strange whistling noises in the early parts of the track. The jazz-influenced ending is also present on this version, which is slightly shorter, clocking in at around This coda, which Mark Lewisohn speculated was "seemingly copied straight from an unidentifiable modern jazz record",  was in fact played on a mellotron.
In addition to the familiar samples of instruments playing single notes, mellotrons had entire banks of a pop orchestra playing popular styles of music, with optional accompaniment. The piece here was played with the Dixieland Rhythm Mellotron setting. Richard Goldstein of The New York Times believed that the track, "as instrumental interlude, is more interesting, if only because it is more modest [than the rest of the album]". The single is now fairly difficult to obtain, although the track can be found on the discontinued CD release of The Third Reich 'n Roll as a bonus Flying - The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour (Vinyl).
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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Yes, we have had lots of threads on this album. There was a thread where we choose our formaty for each Beatles album where they were released in both formats. I seem to be going to the mono mix more than the stereo. One song which we have also had threads about is Bluie Jay Way Location: Hollywood, USA.
Usually, I like a lot of stereo, but in this case VidiotOct 8, Location: Mass. A few days Flying - The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour (Vinyl) I listened to the Flying - The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour (Vinyl) cd from the EP collection. Location: Anchorage, Alaska.
Much prefer the mono. Lots of cool vocal effects not found on the stereo version. Location: Massachusetts. Greg ory Flying - The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour (Vinyl), Oct 8, Location: Tokyo, Japan. My '87 CD is stereo, so stereo it is. I'm a stereo guy through and through.
Location: Europe. MaidenpriestOct 8, Location: Franklin, TN. Helmut likes this. Location: Berlin. It's interesting some of you guys prefer "I Am the Walrus" in stereo. For me this was the number one track that got me into the mono, because I couldn't stand that duophonic fake stereo in the latter half of the track.
Location: Wisconsin. The mono 45rpm Parlophone EP rocks the most, Flying - The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour (Vinyl), even if it's not the most convenient format to listen to. In my mind, it's the way MMT was meant to be heard.
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