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Recording: Here Comes The Sun, Something

Studios Two and Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald The Beatles worked on two George Harrison songs during this day’s recording sessions.

Recording, mixing: You Never Give Me Your Money

Studios Two and Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald Two separate sessions took place in different studios on this day, for the recording and mixing of the Abbey Road song You Never Give Me Your Money.

Recording, mixing: Maxwell’s Silver Hammer

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald The Beatles continued work on Maxwell’s Silver Hammer during this 2.30-11.30pm session.

Recording: Maxwell’s Silver Hammer

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald The Beatles began the recording of the Abbey Road song Maxwell’s Silver Hammer during this 2.30-10.15pm session.

Recording, mixing: Here Comes The Sun

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald Work continued on the Abbey Road song Here Comes The Sun, with further overdubs and some early mixes.

Recording: Here Comes The Sun

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald George Harrison‘s second song for Abbey Road, Here Comes The Sun, was begun during this 2.30-11.45pm recording session.

Recording: You Never Give Me Your Money

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald The Beatles had enjoyed separate holidays during much of June 1969, meaning work temporarily ended on the Abbey Road album. It resumed on this day, however, with further overdubs onto You Never Give Me Your Money.

Mixing, master compilation: Let It Be, Get Back album

Studio One, Olympic Sound Studios, London Producer: George Martin Engineer: Glyn Johns This session saw the creation of a stereo mix for the song Let It Be, and the compilation of the master tape for Glyn Johns’ unreleased Get Back album.

George Harrison performs on a Jack Bruce session

Morgan Studios, London Producer: Felix Pappalardi George Harrison had previously written the song Badge with Eric Clapton and recorded it with Cream in 1968. When Cream split, however, he remained on good terms with all the former members.

Paul McCartney performs on Steve Miller’s My Dark Hour

Olympic Sound Studios, London Producers: Glyn Johns, Steve Miller The Beatles’ earlier mixing session at Olympic had ended in acrimony when John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr had attempted to persuade Paul McCartney to sign a contract to officially appoint Klein as Apple’s financial manager. The other three Beatles had signed the contract on… Read more »

Mixing: Get Back album inserts

Studio One, Olympic Sound Studios, London Producer: George Martin Engineer: Glyn Johns This was the second stereo mixing session for the insertion of speech and song snippets into Glyn Johns’ unreleased Get Back album.

Mixing: Get Back album inserts

Studio One, Olympic Sound Studios, London Producer: George Martin Engineer: Glyn Johns This 8pm-7.30am stereo mixing session saw work continue on Glyn Johns’ unreleased Get Back album.

Recording, mixing: You Never Give Me Your Money

Studio One, Olympic Sound Studios, London Producer: George Martin Engineer: Glyn Johns Thus far, all the Abbey Road songs recorded had previously been debuted during the Get Back/Let It Be sessions in January 1969. That changed on this day with the recording of a new song, Paul McCartney‘s You Never Give Me Your Money.

Recording: Something

Studio One, Olympic Sound Studios, London Producer: George Martin Engineer: Glyn Johns This was the first of four consecutive Beatles recording sessions at Olympic Sound Studios in Barnes, London, and saw work continue on George Harrison‘s song Something.

Recording: Something

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: Chris Thomas Engineer: Jeff Jarratt Although The Beatles had recorded 13 takes of George Harrison‘s song Something on 16 April 1969, on this day they began a remake.