July 1968

Recording: Revolution

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Following a set of rehearsals on the previous evening, The Beatles began proper recording of Revolution, which was to feature on their next single Hey Jude.

Recording: Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da, Revolution

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Although The Beatles had recorded a remake of Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da during the previous night’s session, they began this day’s work by starting a third version.

Recording: Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Following three abortive days of work, The Beatles started afresh by starting a remake of Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da during this session.

Recording: Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick This session, which took place from 5pm-1.30am, was an eventful one which saw numerous overdubs added to Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da.

Recording: Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick This was the second recording session for Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da, and saw vocal overdubs added to the previous day‘s recordings.

Recording: Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick One of the more complex recordings for the White Album, Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da was begun on this day. It was later subject to two remakes, and wasn’t completed for another six sessions.

Recording: Good Night

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Peter Bown The Beatles continued work on Good Night on this day, following an initial session on 28 June 1968.