Long before Phil Spector ever added orchestral overdubs to McCartney's ballad "The Long and Winding Road", the composer himself apparently intended to do so.
Sulpy #26.91P; A/B Road: January 26, Disc 6, Track 3
MARTIN: Paul's thinking of adding strings anyway.
HARRISON: Paul, are you going to have strings? Don't know. … It would be nice with some brass, just doing the sustaining chords.
PAUL: Yeah. … We were planning to that it anyway, for a couple of numbers, just have a bit of brass and a bit of strings.
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