Recording: Penny Lane

7.00pm, Tuesday 10 January 1967 (47 years ago)

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Geoff Emerick

The Beatles switched from Studio Two to the smaller Studio Three for this overdub session for Penny Lane, which took place from 7pm to 1.40am.

The sound of a handbell was added whenever the fireman was mentioned in the lyrics, and vocal harmonies were added to the instrumental passage which would later receive the piccolo trumpet solo.

These parts were added to track two of the four-track tape. Two more recording sessions for Penny Lane followed before work was complete.

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