1969

The Plastic Ono Band relax in Toronto

Following their live debut at the Toronto Rock and Roll Revival festival, the Plastic Ono Band were taken to the private estate owned by wealthy Canadian businessman John David Eaton.

John Lennon decides to leave The Beatles

Live music promotor John Brower telephoned the Apple office and spoke to John Lennon, inviting him and Yoko Ono to the Toronto Rock and Roll Revival festival taking place the following day.

Mixing: What’s The New Mary Jane

Studio Three (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: Malcolm Davies Engineer: Tony Clark With The Beatles’ final recorded album, Abbey Road, complete and awaiting release, the group members largely turned to other projects.

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 »