August 1969

Mary McCartney is born

Paul and Linda McCartney‘s first daughter Mary Anna McCartney was born on this day.

The Beatles’ final photo session

The Beatles united for a final photographic session on this day. It was also the last occasion in which all four members were together for band duties; thereafter their only meetings were business-related.

Mixing, editing: I Want You (She’s So Heavy)

Studios Two and Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald Having begun work on it six months previously, The Beatles finally finished John Lennon‘s I Want You (She’s So Heavy) on this day. It was also the final occasion on which all four members of the group were inside… Read more »

Radio: Everett Is Here

BBC Radio 1 disc jockey Kenny Everett was present during the mixing sessions for the Abbey Road album which took place on this day. During a break in the session, Everett interviewed John Lennon.

Mixing: You Never Give Me Your Money

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald You Never Give Me Your Money was completed during this mixing session, which took place in the control room of Abbey Road’s Studio Two from 2.30-9.15pm.