May 1969

US single release: Get Back

Nearly a month after its release in the United Kingdom, The Beatles’ first single of 1969 was issued in the United States.

Recording: Something

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: Chris Thomas Engineer: Jeff Jarratt Although The Beatles had recorded 13 takes of George Harrison‘s song Something on 16 April 1969, on this day they began a remake.

Mixing: John And Yoko

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Engineer: Jeff Jarratt On 22 April 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono had recorded the track John And Yoko, which which became side two of their Wedding Album.

Mixing: Oh! Darling

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: Chris Thomas Engineer: Jeff Jarratt Stereo mixes of Oh! Darling were made on this day, in the control room of Studio Three.