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Norwegian Wood free piano sheet music by The Beatles

About the song

"Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)" was released on December 3rd, 1965 and it’s a song from the famous band The Beatles.

It was mainly written by John Lennon, along with Paul McCartney.

Lennon started writing it in the Swiss Alps and according to the artist himself it was a very personal song which reflects his private life:

After the song’s release many speculations have been made regarding the woman that was used as inspiration, including a model and a journalist.

"Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)" was produced by George martin and it’s played in E major. The song has a small length, of only 2:05 minutes and it’s a mixture of the folk rock and raga rock genres. It was recorded in October, 1965, in London.

The single had an enormous success and it’s regarded as one of the most beautiful songs of all time. In fact, it is placed at number 83 on the list "The 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time", made by the Rolling Stones magazine. It has been described as "pure Lennon genius" or "the Beatles’ greatest lyrical triumph during their folk rock phase".

"Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)" has been a standard in pop culture. A Japanese book was made using the same title and has often references to the song.

Many covers of the single were made throughout the time by artists such as Hank Williams Jr., Herbie Hancock, Jose Feliciano, Sergio Mendes, Wylon Jennings, Tangerine Dream, Herbie Mann and many others.

The artists who play this single include John Lennon, George Harrison, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr. It was the first time when a band included a sitar in their songs.

"Norwegian Woods (This Bird Has Flown)" is part of the album "Rubber Soul", which was released in 1995 as well as the single. It stands as one of the best songs from the successful band and it’s a memory of The Beatles’ genius work.

Decades from its release, it remains a standard in the music industry. The song is still receiving demand and appreciation from the public worldwide, inspiring its audience the way it did in 1965.

Norwegian Woods' piano sheet can be downloaded from below. Stay tuned!

Norwegian Wood
Producer:George Martin
Released:3 December 1965
Album:Rubber Soul
Labels:EMI, Parlophone, Capitol
Track length:2:05
Genres:Folk Rock, Raga Rock

Piano cover

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Jan July 01, 2016 at 05:38 #1

I already have a converter installed. I dont want more than one on my computer but I love some of the free music you have. July 08, 2016 at 08:08 #2

Hi @Jan,

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