Recording, mixing: Only A Northern Song, Sgt Pepper run-out groove

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

The final touch was added to the Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band during this session: the gibberish sounds which filled the run-out groove of the vinyl record. Read more »

Recording, mixing: Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise), Only A Northern Song

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

The final song to be mixed in stereo for the Sgt Pepper album was the reprise of the title track. It was followed by The Beatles' first recording session since 3 April 1967. Read more »

Mixing: Good Morning Good Morning, Only A Northern Song

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Geoff Emerick

Mono mixes of the Sgt Pepper song Good Morning Good Morning were finalised during this session, and a non-album track - George Harrison's Only A Northern Song - was also mixed. Read more »

Mixing: Getting Better, She’s Leaving Home, When I’m Sixty-Four, Lovely Rita

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Geoff Emerick

This was the second consecutive stereo mixing session for the Sgt Pepper album, and saw work completed four songs. Read more »

Paul McCartney performs with Brian Wilson and John and Michelle Phillips

In the early hours of this morning, after he was recorded chewing celery on The Beach Boys' song Vegetables, Paul McCartney returned to John and Michelle Phillips' house in Los Angeles, where he had been the previous day. Read more »

Mixing: Sgt Pepper crossfades, With A Little Help From My Friends, Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite!, Fixing A Hole, Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Geoff Emerick

Stereo mixes of four Sgt Pepper songs were created during this session, which lasted from 7pm until 1am. Read more »

Mixing: Sgt Pepper crossfades, Good Morning Good Morning

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Geoff Emerick

The Sgt Pepper song Good Morning Good Morning was mixed in mono and stereo during this session, and crossfades for the album were assembled. The session ran from 7pm until 1am the following morning. Read more »