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. Read more »

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. Read more »

Recording: You Never Give Me Your Money

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Phil McDonald

The Beatles had enjoyed separate holidays during much of June 1969, meaning work temporarily ended on the Abbey Road album. It resumed on this day, however, with further overdubs onto You Never Give Me Your Money. Read more »