Monday 26 August 1968

Tape copying: Revolution 9

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Engineer: Ken Scott With Ringo Starr having left The Beatles, albeit temporarily, the work schedule for the White Album slowed somewhat towards the end of August 1968.

US single release: Hey Jude

One of The Beatles’ most successful singles, Hey Jude/Revolution was issued in the US on this day. It was also the group’s first on their Apple label, and had the catalog number Apple 2276.