Mixing: I’m Looking Through You, You Won’t See Me, Girl, Wait, The Word, Michelle

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

With recording for Rubber Soul completed on 11 November 1965, all that was left to do were final mono and stereo mixes, and the deciding of the running order.

The remaining mixes were made on this day. Working in the control room of Abbey Road’s Studio One, George Martin and balance engineer Norman Smith first created mono mixes for ‘I’m Looking Through You’, ‘You Won’t See Me’, ‘Girl’ and ‘Wait’.

These were followed by stereo mixes of Wait, I’m Looking Through You, You Won’t See Me, Girl and ‘The Word’, the latter replacing an 11 November version. A second mono mix of ‘Michelle’ was the last song to be completed, and replaced one made on 9 November.

The session began at 2.30pm and finished three hours later. The following day George Martin decided Rubber Soul’s running order and the manufacturing process began.

Recording, mixing: The Word, You Won't See Me, Girl, Wait, I'm Looking Through You
George Martin decides the running order for Rubber Soul
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