July 1969

Recording, mixing: Come And Get It, Sun King, Mean Mr Mustard

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald This day began with an hour-long session in which Paul McCartney recorded a demo of his song Come And Get It for the group The Iveys, who later became Badfinger.

Recording: Oh! Darling, Come Together, The End

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald This day’s session began with Paul McCartney finally recording a satisfactory lead vocal for Oh! Darling.

Recording: Oh! Darling, Come Together

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald Overdubs were added to two Abbey Road songs during this 2.30-9.30pm recording session.

Recording: Come Together

Studios Two and Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald The recording of John Lennon‘s main contribution to the Abbey Road album, Come Together, was begun on this day.

Recording: Oh! Darling, Octopus’s Garden

Studios Two and Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald Paul McCartney had first recorded a lead vocal take for Oh! Darling on 26 April 1969. On this day, however, he arrived early at EMI Studios for the first of four new attempts at perfecting the part.

Recording: Here Comes The Sun, Something

Studios Two and Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald The Beatles worked on two George Harrison songs during this day’s recording sessions.

Recording, mixing: You Never Give Me Your Money

Studios Two and Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald Two separate sessions took place in different studios on this day, for the recording and mixing of the Abbey Road song You Never Give Me Your Money.

Recording, mixing: Maxwell’s Silver Hammer

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald The Beatles continued work on Maxwell’s Silver Hammer during this 2.30-11.30pm session.

Recording: Maxwell’s Silver Hammer

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald The Beatles began the recording of the Abbey Road song Maxwell’s Silver Hammer during this 2.30-10.15pm session.

Recording, mixing: Here Comes The Sun

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald Work continued on the Abbey Road song Here Comes The Sun, with further overdubs and some early mixes.

Recording: Here Comes The Sun

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald George Harrison‘s second song for Abbey Road, Here Comes The Sun, was begun during this 2.30-11.45pm recording session.