Top 10 Songs Featuring Studio Chatter

Normally, when editing an album, any studio chatter before or after the song is removed. However, some songs feature the studio chatter left in, either to give the impression of a live take or because of a funny joke. The songs on this list must be finished versions; no outtakes or alternate versions allowed. Feel free to add more examples, as always; my lists thrive on your contributions.
The Top Ten
1 Black Country Woman - Led Zeppelin

At the beginning of the tune, the engineer asks Jimmy Page where to route the signal and if they want him to eliminate the sound of an airplane passing by. He asked this because they recorded the song outside, and the equipment picked up a lot of noise.

2 And You and I - Yes

At the very beginning of the song, you can hear guitarist Steve Howe say, "Ok," before playing the intro. I imagine they caught his voice by mistake and couldn't remove it.

3 Unchained - Van Halen

In the middle of the quiet part, while David is joking around, you can hear producer Ted Templeman say, "Give me a break, Dave," to which David replies, "One break coming up!"

4 Cum On Feel the Noize - Slade

Noddy Holder said the "Baby, baby, baby" at the beginning of the song was him testing the microphone and wasn't originally meant for the song.

This one sounds the most naturally incorporated.

5 Helter Skelter - The Beatles

At the end of the song, Ringo screams, "I got blisters on my fingers!"

6 Bob Dylan's 115th Dream - Bob Dylan

The song begins with Bob Dylan starting by himself and laughing hysterically. He then starts over with a full band backing him.

7 Happy Jack - The Who

The song ends with Pete Townshend yelling, "I saw ya!" to Keith Moon. Apparently, Keith would sit in on vocal overdub sessions, making everyone laugh so much that they couldn't work. He was banned from entering the booth during vocal sessions, leading to a game where he would try to sneak into the session. Pete caught him at the last moment, and his voice ended up on the record.

8 Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth) - Metallica

At the beginning of the song, you can hear the engineer say, "Bass solo, take one." Lars Ulrich said they did this on purpose to let listeners know it was a bass solo. He doesn't know which take it really is, as the engineer said "take one" regardless of the actual take.

9 Daydream Believer - The Monkees

The full, uncut version includes Davy Jones asking producer Chip Douglas which take they were on, with the other Monkees replying, "7A!"

10 Revolution 1 - The Beatles

At the beginning, you can hear a false start and engineer Geoff Emerick say, "Uh, take two."

The Contenders
11 Spinning Wheel - Blood, Sweat & Tears

After the song dissolves into cacophony, you can hear the drummer saying, "That wasn't too good." Everyone in the band laughs.

12 Domination - Pantera
13 Outside the Wall - Pink Floyd
14 One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey
15 Born on the Bayou - Creedence Clearwater Revival
16 Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
17 Light My Fire - The Doors
18 Lean Woman Blues - T. Rex

You can hear the band setting up for another take. Marc Bolan starts the song by saying, "One, two, buckle my shoe!"

19 Bonehead's Bank Holiday - Oasis

Noel Gallagher originally wrote the song intending for Bonehead (their rhythm guitarist) to sing it. Unfortunately, on the day they recorded it, Bonehead was too drunk to deliver a good performance, so Noel sang it himself. They ended up incorporating a lot of the studio chatter from the sessions (including Bonehead's attempts to sing the song) into the finished product.

20 Couldn't I Just Tell You - Todd Rundgren

The original album version, which appears on Something/Anything?, features the end of take one at the beginning of the song. Todd is recording the drums (he recorded all the instruments himself) when he makes a mistake and exclaims, "Mother of God!" He then begins take two and starts over, creating the version that appears on the album. The chatter was edited out of the single version.

21 Song Against Sex - Neutral Milk Hotel
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