Who produced Let It Be?
In January 1969, George Martin began the Get Back/Let It Be recording sessions as The Beatles official producer,. This was a role he had held since he first signed them for Parlophone in 1962.
When the Let it Be album was finally released in May 1970, Martin’s name was not on the record label. Instead there were the words ‘Reproduced for disc by PHIL SPECTOR’.
A tangled web of claim and counter claim surround the production of Let It Be. The treatment of one song, The Long and Winding Road, would prove especially contentious. The debate even reached the High Court, where it was cited in Paul McCartney's legal petition to break up of The Beatles.