Recording, mixing, editing: Blue Jay Way, Shirley’s Wild Accordion

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: John Lennon
Engineer: Ken Scott

This was the first recording session for which John Lennon was officially listed as a producer. It saw work on two songs, George Harrison's Blue Jay Way, and some incidental music for the Magical Mystery Tour film known as Shirley's Wild Accordion. Read more »

Mixing: It’s All Too Much

De Lane Lea Recording Studios, London
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Dave Siddle, Geoff Emerick

Two Beatles sessions took place on this day, at De Lane Lea studios in London, and at EMI Studios. The first was a mixing session for the Yellow Submarine soundtrack song It's All Too Much, written by George Harrison. Read more »

Recording, mixing: Your Mother Should Know, Hello, Goodbye

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Ken Scott

This session, which began at 10pm and ended at 2.30am the following morning, saw the creation of final mono mixes of Your Mother Should Know, and the first takes of Hello, Goodbye. Read more »