Room 4, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Engineer: Peter Mew A rough mono mix was created of the Let It Be song Two Of Us during this hour-long late-night session.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Engineer: Jeff Jarratt Following the ceremony on the roof of Apple in which John Lennon changed his name to John Winston Ono Lennon, he and Yoko Ono recorded an experimental piece which made up the second side of their Wedding Album.
John Lennon formally changed his middle name by deed poll from Winston to Ono, during a brief ceremony held on the roof of the Apple building at 3 Savile Row, London.
Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: Chris Thomas Engineer: Jeff Jarratt Work continued on John Lennon‘s I Want You (She’s So Heavy) during this 7pm-12.45am session, which also saw the recording of the backing track for Oh! Darling.
Studios Two and Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: Chris Thomas Engineer: Jeff Jarratt The Beatles finished the recording of George Harrison‘s song Old Brown Shoe on this day, and continued work on the Abbey Road song I Want You (She’s So Heavy).
Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Jeff Jarratt John Lennon and Paul McCartney had recorded The Ballad Of John And Yoko on 14 April 1969. Two days later all four members of The Beatles met at Abbey Road to record its b-side, George Harrison‘s song Old Brown Shoe.
Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Just three days after the release of the Get Back single, John Lennon and Paul McCartney were back in the studio once again, for the recording of The Beatles’ next single The Ballad Of John And Yoko.
The Beatles’ 19th British single, and their first for 1969, was Get Back, with Don’t Let Me Down on the b-side.
Although they were rarely seen in public as a group by April 1969, on this day The Beatles took part in their penultimate photo session together.
Olympic Sound Studios, Barnes, London Producer: George Martin Engineer: Glyn Johns Mono mixes of Get Back had been made at Abbey Road on 26 March 1969, in preparation for its release as a single. However, when an acetate disc was played on BBC radio on 6 April, ahead of its release, Paul McCartney decided it… Read more »
Two days after being interviewed by Eamonn Andrews for the Today programme, John Lennon and Yoko Ono made another television appeareance.
Inside Studio 3B at the BBC’s Broadcasting House in London, George Harrison gave an interview on this day to Sue MacGregor for the Radio 4 show The World At One.
On the day they returned from their lightning trip to Vienna, John Lennon and Yoko Ono made an appearance on the Thames Television news show Today, hosted by Eamonn Andrews.
On 12 March 1969, George Harrison and his wife Pattie had their Esher home raided by the Drugs Squad. Following an initial court appearance six days later, their trial took place on this day.
The seven-day bed-in held by John Lennon and Yoko Ono at the Amsterdam Hilton ended on this day. Upon leaving the hotel, they flew to Vienna for a short trip.
EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Jeff Jarratt Two months after the Let It Be sessions ended, EMI was keen to release a new Beatles single from the recordings. Get Back was chosen, and was mixed in mono on this day.
Having been driven from Paris to Amsterdam early in the morning, John Lennon and Yoko Ono checked into the Hilton Hotel, where they staged the first of two bed-ins for peace.
While on their honeymoon in Paris, John Lennon and Yoko Ono had lunch with the artist Salvador Dali.
Having failed to get married in Paris a few days earlier, John Lennon and Yoko Ono chartered an aeroplane to Gibraltar, on the advice of Apple employee Peter Brown.
George Harrison and his wife Pattie had an initial court appearance following their drugs bust six days earlier.