Recording, mixing: It’s All Too Much

De Lane Lea Recording Studios, London
Engineer: Dave Siddle

This was The Beatles' second consecutive session at the independent De Lane Lea Studios, where they continued work on It's All Too Much. The session took place from 7pm until midnight, and was conducted without producer George Martin being present. Read more »

Recording: It’s All Too Much

De Lane Lea Recording Studios, London
Engineer: Dave Siddle

The Beatles recorded away from EMI Studios once again on this day, moving to the independent De Lane Lea Studios, then situated at 129 Kingsway, London. Read more »

Recording: You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer, engineer: Geoff Emerick

Recording began for one of The Beatles' most bizarre songs on this day. You Know My Name (Look Up The Number) was taped, mixed and edited over a number of sessions between this day and November 1969, and it remained unreleased until March 1970. Read more »

Paul McCartney meets Linda Eastman

On this evening The Beatles' manager Brian Epstein hosted a dinner party to mark the completion of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Afterwards Paul McCartney went to the Bag O'Nails nightclub to see Georgie Fame performing. At the club McCartney had his first encounter with his future wife, Linda Eastman. Read more »

Recording, mixing: Baby You’re A Rich Man

Studio One, Olympic Sound Studios, London
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Keith Grant

This was The Beatles' second UK session to take place outside EMI Studios, following their 9 February 1967 visit to Regent Sound Studio. It took place at Olympic Sound Studios, an independent studio situated at 117 Church Road, Barnes, London. Read more »

Recording: Untitled

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Malcolm Addey

The Beatles' recording sessions were largely focused on particular songs. On this occasion, however, they spent around seven hours, between 11pm and 6.15am, jamming instrumentals which were never released. Read more »