Something" is a song released byThe Beatlesin 1969. It was featured on the albumAbbey Road, and was also the first song written byGeorge Harrisonto appear on theA-sideof a Beatles single. It was one of the first Beatles singles to contain tracks already available on along playing(LP)album, with both "Something" and "Come Together" having appeared onAbbey Road. "Something" was the only Harrison composition to top the American charts while he was in The Beatles.
John LennonandPaul McCartney-the two principal songwriting members of the band-both praised "Something" as among the best songs Harrison had written. As well as critical acclaim, the single achieved commercial success, topping theBillboard chartsin the United States, and entering the top 10 in the United Kingdom. The song has been covered by over 150 artists includingElvis Presley,Shirley Bassey,Frank Sinatra,Tony Bennett,James Brown,Julio Iglesias,Smokey Robinson,Eric ClaptonandJoe Cocker, and is the second-most covered Beatles song after "Yesterday".