Posts Categorized: Studio

Editing, mixing: With The Beatles

Studio Three (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith The Beatles’ previous session for their second album had taken place on 30 July 1963. Three weeks later George Martin began overseeing the editing and mixing of songs completed so far.

Recording: Please Mister Postman, It Won’t Be Long

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith Two sessions took place on this second day’s work on With The Beatles, with The Beatles recording six songs at Abbey Road’s studio two.

Recording: She Loves You, I’ll Get You

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith On this day The Beatles recorded both sides of their fourth UK single, which was released on 23 August 1963.

Editing, mixing: From Me To You

Studio Two control room, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Although The Beatles were not present, George Martin oversaw mixes of From Me To You during a three-hour session on this day.

Recording, mixing: Thank You Girl

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith Although John Lennon was suffering from a heavy cold which meant he missed this and the previous night’s shows, he travelled down to Abbey Road in the morning to overdub a harmonica onto Thank You Girl, the b-side to their forthcoming single From… Read more »

Recording: From Me To You, Thank You Girl, One After 909

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith Although the Please Please Me album had not yet been released, The Beatles returned to EMI Studios once again to record their third single From Me To You.

Editing, mixing: Please Please Me album

Studio One control room, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith While The Beatles have been justly celebrated for recording 10 songs for the Please Please Me album in one day, work on the release was far from over. On this day producer George Martin oversaw the editing and mixing of mono… Read more »

Recording: Misery, Baby It’s You

Studio One, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Stuart Eltham The Beatles did not attend this overdub session for the Please Please Me album, as they were in London for a live radio session before travelling to Doncaster, Yorkshire, for an evening concert.

Recording: Please Please Me album

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith On this day The Beatles recorded 10 songs of their debut album Please Please Me, at EMI’s Abbey Road Studios in London.

Mixing: Please Please Me, Ask Me Why

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith The Beatles had recorded their second single, Please Please Me, during a three hour session at Abbey Road’s studio two on 26 November 1962. The song and its b-side, Ask Me Why, were mixed in mono on this day.

Recording: Please Please Me single

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith The Beatles recorded their second single, Please Please Me, during a three hour session at Abbey Road’s studio two on 26 November 1962.

Recording: PS I Love You, Love Me Do, Please Please Me

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: Ron Richards Engineer: Norman Smith Following the session on 4 September, where The Beatles recorded How Do You Do It and Love Me Do, EMI hastily arranged for them to return to London for a third attempt to complete their debut single.

Recording: How Do You Do It, Love Me Do

Studio Two/Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith Following The Beatles’ first session for EMI on 6 June 1962, they returned for a second attempt at recording their debut single. This was Ringo Starr‘s first recording session with the group.