Category Archives: Studio

Recording, mixing: And Your Bird Can Sing, Taxman

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Geoff Emerick

A 12-hour session took place on this day, during which The Beatles worked on two songs for Revolver, although the recordings of both were later scrapped. Work began at 2.30 in the afternoon, and finished at 2.30am the following morning. Read more »

Recording, mixing: Got To Get You Into My Life, Love You To

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Geoff Emerick

The Beatles returned after the weekend to continue recording Got To Get You Into My Life, the rhythm track of which had been completed on 8 April 1966. They also began work on George Harrison's Indian-flavoured Love You To. Read more »

Recording: Tomorrow Never Knows, Got To Get You Into My Life

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Geoff Emerick

The second day of recording for The Beatles' Revolver saw a continuation of work on Tomorrow Never Knows, and an early version of Paul McCartney's Got To Get You Into My Life. Read more »

Mixing: I’m Looking Through You, You Won’t See Me, Girl, Wait, The Word, Michelle

Studio One (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

With recording for Rubber Soul completed on 11 November 1965, all that was left to do were final mono and stereo mixes, and the deciding of the running order. Read more »

Recording, mixing: The Word, You Won’t See Me, Girl, Wait, I’m Looking Through You

Room 65, Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

The last day of recording for Rubber Soul was a busy one, with four songs completed and another mixed for mono and stereo. Read more »

Recording, mixing: Run For Your Life, We Can Work It Out, The Word, I’m Looking Through You

Room 65, Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

In the afternoon, most likely without The Beatles being present, George Martin created stereo mixes of two recently-recorded songs. It was followed by an evening session in which the group completed two other songs. Read more »

Editing, mixing: The Beatles’ Third Christmas Record, Michelle, What Goes On, Run For Your Life, Think For Yourself

Room 65, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

The Beatles were not present for this mono and stereo mixing session overseen by George Martin. Five recordings were prepared for release, including the group's third fan club message. Read more »