Recording, mixing, editing: Untitled Sound Effects, Hello, Goodbye, The Fool On The Hill

Studio Three (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Ken Scott

This session, which ran from 2.30-6pm, began with the recording of a brief tape containing sound effects from the Abbey Road archive, for inclusion in the Yellow Submarine film. Read more »

Mixing: All You Need Is Love, Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds

Room 53, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: John Lennon
Engineer: Geoff Emerick

Between 10am and 1pm on this day, new mono mixes were made of All You Need Is Love and Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds, for the soundtrack of the Yellow Submarine film. Read more »

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 »

Recording, mixing, editing: I Am The Walrus, Your Mother Should Know

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

An inventive session, which saw the addition of a BBC radio feed to I Am The Walrus, and the completion of Your Mother Should Know. Read more »