Recording, mixing: Magical Mystery Tour

7.00pm, Thursday 27 April 1967 (47 years ago)

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

Work continued on the Magical Mystery Tour song during this session, with the addition of more vocals and some initial mono mixes.

Paul McCartney overdubbed a lead vocal part onto track three of the tape, with backing by John Lennon and George Harrison.

Four mono mixes were then made for demo purposes and cut onto acetates, presumably so the trumpets could be scored. This mix treated McCartney’s vocals with artificial double tracking and had louder pianos during the coda.

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