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Recording, mixing: Come Together, The End

Studios Two and Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald Two separate sessions were held on this day at Abbey Road, for the recording and mixing of two Beatles songs.

Recording: You Never Give Me Your Money, Because, The End

Room 43, Studios Two and Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald Overdubs were added to three Abbey Road songs during this session: You Never Give Me Your Money, Because and The End.

Recording, mixing: Because, Something, Here Comes The Sun

Studios Two and Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald Three days after the backing track for Because was recorded, The Beatles added the song’s distinctive vocal harmonies.

Paul McCartney produces The Iveys’ Come And Get It

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: Paul McCartney Paul McCartney had recorded a demo version of his song Come And Get It on 24 July 1969. On this day he produced a session in which the Apple group The Iveys recorded the song for release as a single.

Recording: Because

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald Although none of them knew it at the time, 1 August 1969 was a significant date for The Beatles: it marked the final time that all four members began recording a song together.

Recording, mixing: Come And Get It, Sun King, Mean Mr Mustard

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald This day began with an hour-long session in which Paul McCartney recorded a demo of his song Come And Get It for the group The Iveys, who later became Badfinger.

Recording: Oh! Darling, Come Together, The End

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald This day’s session began with Paul McCartney finally recording a satisfactory lead vocal for Oh! Darling.

Recording: Oh! Darling, Come Together

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald Overdubs were added to two Abbey Road songs during this 2.30-9.30pm recording session.

Recording: Come Together

Studios Two and Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald The recording of John Lennon‘s main contribution to the Abbey Road album, Come Together, was begun on this day.

Recording: Oh! Darling, Octopus’s Garden

Studios Two and Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald Paul McCartney had first recorded a lead vocal take for Oh! Darling on 26 April 1969. On this day, however, he arrived early at EMI Studios for the first of four new attempts at perfecting the part.