Recording, mixing: With A Little Help From My Friends, Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite!

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

Recording for the Sgt Pepper song Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite! was completed during this session, and mono mixes were created. Read more »

Recording: Good Morning Good Morning, Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite!, With A Little Help From My Friends

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

The sound effects for Good Morning Good Morning, assembled on the previous day, were added to the song during this session. Read more »

Recording: Good Morning Good Morning, Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite!

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

John Lennon recorded a second lead vocal for Good Morning Good Morning on this evening, following a first attempt on 16 February 1967. Lennon harmonized with himself during parts of the song. Read more »

Recording, mixing, editing: Getting Better, Lovely Rita

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

This session saw work continue on two Sgt Pepper songs: Getting Better and Lovely Rita. It was perhaps more notable for being the one time when John Lennon took LSD in the recording studio. Read more »

Recording: Within You Without You

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

Although they had recorded George Harrison's song Only A Northern Song on 13 and 14 February 1967, The Beatles decided not to include it on the Sgt Pepper album. In its place, work began during this session on another Harrison song, the Indian-flavoured Within You Without You. Read more »

Recording, mixing: Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

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

Although The Beatles had finished the music for the song Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band on 3 March 1967, it still wasn't complete. During this session they added sound effects to give the impression of Sgt Pepper's band putting on a concert. Read more »

Recording, mixing: Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds

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

The brass overdub for the song Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was recorded during this session, and Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds received its final mono mixes. Read more »