EMI Studios, Abbey Road Engineer: Ken Scott On his 26th birthday, George Harrison went alone to EMI Studios on Abbey Road, where he recorded solo versions of three songs.
Trident Studios, St Anne’s Court, London Engineer: Barry Sheffield A master take of I Want You (She’s So Heavy) had been created during the previous day’s session, by editing elements from three different takes.
Trident Studios, St Anne’s Court, London Producer: Glyn Johns Engineer: Barry Sheffield A master take of I Want You (She’s So Heavy) was assembled during this session, from some of the 35 takes recorded on the previous day.
Trident Studios, St Anne’s Court, London Producer: Glyn Johns Engineer: Barry Sheffield Although The Beatles had performed many of the Abbey Road songs during the Let It Be sessions in January 1969, recording didn’t begin properly until this day.
Disclaimer: the date and nature of this session is far from certain. What follows is a current ‘best guess’ based on available evidence, but any corrections or further comments are welcome. Photographs by Ethan Russell published in the Get Back book (which accompanied the Let It Be box set in 1970) and the hardback book… Read more »
A party to celebrate the launch of Mary Hopkin’s debut album Postcard was held on this day.
Apple Studios, Savile Row, London Producer: George Martin Engineer: Glyn Johns Following The Beatles; rooftop concert on 30 January 1969, stereo mixes of five of the songs were made on this day.
The Beatles, Allen Klein and John Eastman held a meeting at the Apple HQ, 3 Savile Row, London, in which Klein was formally appointed The Beatles’ business manager.
On Saturday 1 February 1969, at Apple’s headquarters at 3 Savile Row, London, a meeting was held in which Allen Klein outlined his assessment of The Beatles’ finances.