Which member of The Beatles played lead guitar on the band’s 1966 song “Taxman”?

  • Ringo Starr
  • John Lennon
  • George Harrison
  • Paul McCartney correct

    McCartney provided the lead licks for “Taxman,” trading in his bass for an overdriven electric guitar. Harrison, wrote the track and normally played lead, was happy to cede the solo to McCartney. “I was pleased to have Paul play that bit on “Taxman,” he recalled. “If you notice, he did like a little Indian bit on it for me.” Source: Guitar Magazine

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