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US album release: Revolver

Revolver, The Beatles’ 11th Capitol Records long player, was issued on this day, three days after its UK release on Parlophone.

UK album release: Revolver

On the same day that The Beatles released their double a-side single Eleanor Rigby/Yellow Submarine, their seventh UK LP – Revolver was also issued.

Recording, mixing: She Said She Said

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Having spent much of the day working on mono and stereo mixes for six Revolver songs, The Beatles began a night-time session in which they completed a new song from scratch.

Mixing: Got To Get You Into My Life

Studio One (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Work on Got To Get You Into My Life, one of the most complicated recordings on the Revolver album, concluded on this night.

Recording: Here, There And Everywhere

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Although they had begun recording Here, There And Everywhere during a session two days before, The Beatles recorded nine further takes on this day.

Recording: Here, There And Everywhere

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick The backing track for one of Paul McCartney‘s Revolver highlights, Here, There And Everywhere, was begun on this day.

Recording, mixing: Good Day Sunshine

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick The recording of Good Day Sunshine, which had begun on the previous day, was completed on this day during an afternoon session.

Recording: Good Day Sunshine

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick The backing track for Paul McCartney‘s song Good Day Sunshine was recorded during a 12-hour session which began at 2.30pm.

Recording, mixing: I Want To Tell You, Yellow Submarine

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick George Harrison‘s song I Want To Tell You was completed during this session, which began at 7pm and ended at 2.30am the following morning.

Recording, mixing: I Want To Tell You, Yellow Submarine

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Work began on George Harrison‘s third song for Revolver during this session. I Want To Tell You initially had the working title Laxton’s Superb, a brand of apple, following the use of Granny Smith during the recording of Love You To.

Recording: Yellow Submarine

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Having recorded the backing track on 26 May 1966, The Beatles and friends added sound effects and backing vocals for Yellow Submarine on this day.

Recording: Yellow Submarine

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Engineer: Geoff Emerick The backing track for Paul McCartney‘s children’s song Yellow Submarine was recorded on this day, along with lead and backing vocals.

Recording: For No One

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick Paul McCartney‘s song For No One was completed on this day, with the addition of a French horn overdub played by Alan Civil.