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Recording: Here, There And Everywhere

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Although they had begun recording Here, There And Everywhere during a session two days before, The Beatles recorded nine further takes on this day.

Recording: Here, There And Everywhere

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick The backing track for one of Paul McCartney‘s Revolver highlights, Here, There And Everywhere, was begun on this day.

Recording, mixing: Good Day Sunshine

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick The recording of Good Day Sunshine, which had begun on the previous day, was completed on this day during an afternoon session.

Recording: Good Day Sunshine

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick The backing track for Paul McCartney‘s song Good Day Sunshine was recorded during a 12-hour session which began at 2.30pm.

Recording, mixing: I Want To Tell You, Yellow Submarine

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick George Harrison‘s song I Want To Tell You was completed during this session, which began at 7pm and ended at 2.30am the following morning.

Recording, mixing: I Want To Tell You, Yellow Submarine

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Work began on George Harrison‘s third song for Revolver during this session. I Want To Tell You initially had the working title Laxton’s Superb, a brand of apple, following the use of Granny Smith during the recording of Love You To.

Recording: Yellow Submarine

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Having recorded the backing track on 26 May 1966, The Beatles and friends added sound effects and backing vocals for Yellow Submarine on this day.

Recording: Yellow Submarine

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Engineer: Geoff Emerick The backing track for Paul McCartney‘s children’s song Yellow Submarine was recorded on this day, along with lead and backing vocals.

Recording: For No One

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Paul McCartney‘s song For No One was completed on this day, with the addition of a French horn overdub played by Alan Civil.

Recording, mixing: Got To Get You Into My Life

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick This 12-hour session, which began at 2.30pm, was devoted entirely to overdubs and mixing for Paul McCartney‘s Got To Get You Into My Life.

Recording, mixing: Taxman, For No One

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Although only around half of Revolver had been recorded by this time, a day of mixing and assembling master tapes took place during this session, which began at 2.30pm.

Recording: For No One

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick The Beatles recorded 10 takes of the backing track for Paul McCartney‘s song For No One on this day, in a short session which began at 7pm and finished at 11pm.

Recording: I’m Only Sleeping

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Recording for I’m Only Sleeping concluded on this day, with the addition of vocals by John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison.

Recording: I’m Only Sleeping

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Although they had recorded a remake of I’m Only Sleeping on 29 April 1966, on this day The Beatles returned to take 11 of their 27 April recording to add two guitar overdubs.

Recording, mixing: Eleanor Rigby, I’m Only Sleeping

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick In a session that began at 5pm and finished at 1am the following morning, The Beatles worked on two songs for Revolver: Eleanor Rigby and I’m Only Sleeping.

Recording: Eleanor Rigby

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick The first session for Paul McCartney‘s most famous and best-loved songs, Eleanor Rigby, took place on this day, with the recording of the string octet backing.