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Mixing: You Never Give Me Your Money

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald You Never Give Me Your Money was completed during this mixing session, which took place in the control room of Abbey Road’s Studio Two from 2.30-9.15pm.

The Abbey Road cover photography session

All four Beatles gathered at EMI Studios on the morning of Friday 8 August 1969 for one of the most famous photo shoots of their career. Photographer Iain Macmillan took the famous image that adorned their last-recorded album, Abbey Road.

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.

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.