Category Archives: Studio

Recording, mixing, editing: Yer Blues, Mother Nature’s Son, Etcetera, Wild Honey Pie

Studios Two and Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Ken Scott

This day featured two separate sessions for the White Album, in which two songs were completed and two more were recorded. Read more »

Tape copying, recording: Hey Jude, Not Guilty

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Ken Scott

Two sessions took place on this day. In the first, from 3-7.45pm, a single copy was made of the previous day's rough mono mix of Hey Jude. The previous work on the song had been done at London's Trident Studios, so this saw the first transfer of the recordings to Abbey Road. Read more »

Recording: While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Ken Scott

Although George Harrison had written a number of songs prior to and during The Beatles' 1968 trip to India, he was yet to record any for the White Album. That changed during this session, when he recorded the first version of While My Guitar Gently Weeps. Read more »