Recording: I Wanna Be Your Man, Little Child

10.00am, Thursday 3 October 1963 (50 years ago)

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

Work continued on two With The Beatles songs on this day, in a session beginning at 10pm and finishing at 1pm.

Only John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were present; George Harrison was still travelling back from his holiday in America, and would rejoin the group later in the day.

The first song to be worked on was I Wanna Be Your Man. Ringo Starr added a new vocal in two takes, numbered 14 and 15.

Afterwards Lennon and McCartney added their vocals to Little Child. They recorded three takes which were numbered 19-21.

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