Tuesday 17 January 1967

Recording, mixing: Penny Lane

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick The recording of Penny Lane was completed during this session, which began at 7pm and finished at 12.30am the following morning.

John Lennon begins writing A Day In The Life

The Beatles began recording A Day In The Life, with the working title In The Life Of…, on 19 January 1967. Two days previously, however, two stories were published in the Daily Mail newspaper which provided John Lennon with inspiration for the lyrics.