August 1968

Recording, mixing: Not Guilty

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Ken Scott George Harrison finished work on Not Guilty during this session. Despite it spanning four separate recording sessions, the song was left off the White Album and remained unreleased until 1996′s Anthology 3.

Recording: Not Guilty, Mother Nature’s Son

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Ken Scott The Beatles worked on two songs during this 7.30pm-2am session: the unreleased George Harrison song Not Guilty, and Paul McCartney‘s composition Mother Nature’s Son.

Recording, mixing: Hey Jude, Not Guilty

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Ken Scott This 6.40pm-6.30am session began with the creation of new mono mixes of Hey Jude, after it was decided that the 6 August 1968 attempt was insufficient.

Tape copying, recording: Hey Jude, Not Guilty

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Ken Scott Two sessions took place on this day. In the first, from 3-7.45pm, a single copy was made of the previous day‘s rough mono mix of Hey Jude. The previous work on the song had been done at London’s Trident Studios, so this saw… Read more »

Mixing: Hey Jude

Trident Studios, St Anne’s Court, London Producer: George Martin Engineer: Barry Sheffield Four days after the first stereo mixes of Hey Jude were made at London’s Trident Studios, a first mono mix was made.

Mixing: Hey Jude

Trident Studios, St Anne’s Court, London Producer: George Martin Engineer: Barry Sheffield After completing the recording of Hey Jude during the previous day’s session, The Beatles began mixing the song.

Recording: Hey Jude

Trident Studios, St Anne’s Court, London Producer: George Martin Engineer: Barry Sheffield Having recorded the basic rhythm track for Hey Jude the previous day, The Beatles finished the recording during this 5pm-3am session.