UK album release: Unfinished Music No.2: Life With The Lions by John Lennon and Yoko Ono

The Beatles' experimental label Zapple Records was launched on this day, with the UK release of two albums: John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Unfinished Music No 2: Life With The Lions, and George Harrison's Electronic Sound. Read more »

Recording, mixing: You Never Give Me Your Money

Studio One, Olympic Sound Studios, London
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Glyn Johns

Thus far, all the Abbey Road songs recorded had previously been debuted during the Get Back/Let It Be sessions in January 1969. That changed on this day with the recording of a new song, Paul McCartney's You Never Give Me Your Money. Read more »

Recording, mixing: Let It Be, You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: Chris Thomas
Engineer: Jeff Jarratt

This session began with a lead guitar overdub onto the best take of Let It Be from the 31 January session. This solo featured on the single release, but an alternative one was used for the Let It Be. Read more »