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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. Read more »

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. Read more »

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. Read more »