Category Archives: Studio

Recording: Every Little Thing, I Don’t Want To Spoil The Party, What You’re Doing

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

Having finished their triumphant tour of North America in August and September 1964, The Beatles returned to Abbey Road to resume work on their fourth UK album Beatles For Sale. Read more »

Recording, mixing: I’m A Loser, Mr Moonlight, Baby’s In Black, Leave My Kitten Alone

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

The second day in the studio for what would become the Beatles For Sale LP saw work on four songs. Read more »

Mixing, editing: A Hard Day’s Night album, Long Tall Sally EP

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

With The Beatles on tour in New Zealand, George Martin and his team at EMI Studios created a number of mono and stereo mixes for the A Hard Day's Night LP and the Long Tall Sally EP. Read more »

Recording, mixing, editing: Long Tall Sally, Matchbox, I Call Your Name, Slow Down, When I Get Home, Any Time At All, I’ll Cry Instead

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

While The Beatles were on tour in Denmark, George Martin oversaw a mixing, editing and overdub session at EMI Studios, for songs for the A Hard Day's Night LP and the Long Tall Sally EP. Read more »

Recording: You Know What To Do, You’re My World, No Reply, Any Time At All, Things We Said Today

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

Following Jimmie Nicol's hastily-arranged rehearsal ahead of The Beatles' world tour, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison recorded three songs in Abbey Road's Studio Two. Read more »

Recording: Any Time At All, Things We Said Today, When I Get Home

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

Three songs for the non-soundtrack side of the A Hard Day's Night LP were recorded today: Any Time At All, Things We Said Today and When I Get Home. Read more »

Recording: Matchbox, I’ll Cry Instead, Slow Down, I’ll Be Back

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

During this day's two recording sessions The Beatles worked on a number of songs for the A Hard Day's Night LP and the Long Tall Sally EP. Read more »