Mixing: I’ve Just Seen A Face, I’m Down, It’s Only Love, Act Naturally, Wait, Help!, Yesterday

Studio Two (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

Work on Help! concluded on this day, with mono and stereo mixes prepared for the album and single.

Two separate sessions took place, both in the control room of Abbey Road’s Studio Two. The first was from 10am-12.30pm, and saw mono mixes created of ‘I’ve Just Seen A Face’, ‘I’m Down’, ‘It’s Only Love’, ‘Act Naturally’ and ‘Wait’.

The afternoon session took place from 12.30-1.30pm. In that hour, stereo mixes of six songs were created: I’ve Just Seen A Face, I’m Down, ‘Yesterday’, It’s Only Love, Act Naturally and ‘Help!’.

A mono mix of Yesterday had already been created on the previous day. As for Wait, it was deemed surplus to requirements at this stage, although the recording was reworked later in the year for Rubber Soul.

Recording, mixing: Yesterday, Act Naturally, Wait
Radio: BBC European Service
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