1967

Recording, mixing: I Am The Walrus

Studios One and Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Ken Scott Two separate sessions took place on this day, involving overdubs for the Magical Mystery Tour song I Am The Walrus.

Recording: The Fool On The Hill

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Engineer: Ken Scott Although they had begun recording The Fool On The Hill during the previous day’s session, on this evening The Beatles started afresh by recording a new backing track.

Recording, mixing: The Fool On The Hill

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Ken Scott Paul McCartney had taped a demo of The Fool On The Hill on 6 September 1967. During this evening’s recording session The Beatles began proper work on the song.

Editing: Magical Mystery Tour

The Beatles began editing the Magical Mystery Tour television film on this day. They had thought it would be completed in a week, but it took a total of 11.

Filming: Magical Mystery Tour

A scene for the beginning of the Magical Mystery Tour film was shot on this day. Ringo Starr was filmed entering a shop and buying tickets for the tour from John Lennon.

Filming: Magical Mystery Tour

The Beatles decamped to West Malling Air Station in Maidstone, Kent for most of this week, where much of the Magical Mystery Tour television special was filmed.

Filming: Magical Mystery Tour

The second week of filming for the Magical Mystery Tour television special began with a visit to the Raymond Revuebar strip club in London’s Soho.

Filming: Magical Mystery Tour

The first week of filming for the Magical Mystery Tour television special saw a number of scenes being filmed between Newquay and London.

Filming: Magical Mystery Tour

The fourth day of filming for Magical Mystery Tour began with a scene in a field near Newquay in the south west of England.

Filming: Magical Mystery Tour

The third day of filming for Magical Mystery Tour began in Watergate Bay in Newquay in the south west of England.

Filming: Magical Mystery Tour

The first full day of filming for The Beatles’ television film Magical Mystery Tour took place in the south west of England.

Filming: Magical Mystery Tour

The filming of The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour was mostly done in two week-long periods. The first began on this day.

Recording, mixing: Flying

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick One of The Beatles’ requirements for the Magical Mystery Tour project was the creation of enough music for the soundtrack. In addition to the songs, they also worked on several pieces of incidental music. One of these was Flying, which was recorded on… Read more »

Recording: Blue Jay Way

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Following the initial session on 6 September 1967, work continued on George Harrison‘s song Blue Jay Way.