February 1969

Tape copying: I Want You (She’s So Heavy)

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.

Editing: I Want You (She’s So Heavy)

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.

Recording: I Want You (She’s So Heavy)

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.

Recording: Don’t Let Me Down

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 »