"Don't Let Me Down" is a song by the Beatles (with Billy Preston), recorded in 1969 during the Let It Be sessions. It was written by John Lennon and credited to Lennon-McCartney. The Beatles performed "Don't Let Me Down" during their rooftop concert of 30 January 1969. The performance was included in the Let It Be (1970) film, which was directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg.
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Written by Lennon as an anguished love song to Yoko Ono, it was interpreted by Paul McCartney as a "genuine plea", with Lennon saying to Ono, "I'm really stepping out of line on this one. I'm really just letting my vulnerability be seen, so you must not let me down." See more
The Beatles performed two versions of "Don't Let Me Down" during their January 30, 1969, rooftop concert. Footage of the first version of the song was included in the 'Let It Be' documentary. See more