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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.

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.

John Lennon crashes his car in Scotland

While holidaying in Scotland with Yoko Ono, her daughter Kyoko and his son Julian, John Lennon crashed his white British Leyland Austin Maxi car in Golspie in the Highlands.

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.

Mixing: Oh! Darling

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: Chris Thomas Engineer: Jeff Jarratt Stereo mixes of Oh! Darling were made on this day, in the control room of Studio Three.