Paul McCartney performs with Brian Wilson and John and Michelle Phillips

In the early hours of this morning, after he was recorded chewing celery on The Beach Boys' song Vegetables, Paul McCartney returned to John and Michelle Phillips' house in Los Angeles, where he had been the previous day. Read more »

Mixing: Sgt Pepper crossfades, With A Little Help From My Friends, Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite!, Fixing A Hole, Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Geoff Emerick

Stereo mixes of four Sgt Pepper songs were created during this session, which lasted from 7pm until 1am. Read more »

Mixing: Sgt Pepper crossfades, Good Morning Good Morning

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Geoff Emerick

The Sgt Pepper song Good Morning Good Morning was mixed in mono and stereo during this session, and crossfades for the album were assembled. The session ran from 7pm until 1am the following morning. Read more »

Recording, mixing: Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)

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

The final song to be begun for the Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album was a reprise of the title track. It was recorded in a single session on this day. Read more »

Recording, mixing: With A Little Help From My Friends, Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite!

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

Recording for the Sgt Pepper song Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite! was completed during this session, and mono mixes were created. Read more »

Recording: Good Morning Good Morning, Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite!, With A Little Help From My Friends

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

The sound effects for Good Morning Good Morning, assembled on the previous day, were added to the song during this session. Read more »

Recording: Good Morning Good Morning, Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite!

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

John Lennon recorded a second lead vocal for Good Morning Good Morning on this evening, following a first attempt on 16 February 1967. Lennon harmonized with himself during parts of the song. Read more »