Recording, mixing: I’m A Fool To Care, Love Is A Many Splendoured Thing by Ringo Starr

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin

The backing track and lead vocals for Ringo Starr‘s Sentimental Journey song I’m A Fool To Care had been recorded on 11 February 1970. During this follow-up session a 15-piece string orchestra was added to that song, and to Love Is A Many Splendoured Thing.

The session began with a reduction mix of I’m A Fool To Care, to free up space on the multitrack tape. This was created from 9.30-10am.

Recording started at 10am, with Francis Shaw conducted the string players. The session ended at 1pm.

I’m A Fool To Care was completed on this day, but Love Is A Many Splendoured Thing was finished two days later with the addition of more instruments and vocals.

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