Mixing: Doctor Robert, I’m Only Sleeping, And Your Bird Can Sing

Studio Three (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Geoff Emerick

In preparation for the US album Yesterday… And Today, mixes of three Revolver songs were made during this session for Capitol Records.

Of the songs recorded so far, it was decided that ‘Doctor Robert’, ‘I’m Only Sleeping’ and ‘And Your Bird Can Sing’ would make the cut. During this session, which began at 1.45pm and finished at 3.30pm, mono mixes of the songs were made.

The mixes of Doctor Robert and I’m Only Sleeping were each done in a single attempt. I’m Only Sleeping was more complicated, however, and involved different mixes being made from takes 10 and 6. These were edited together at the end of the session.

The mix of Doctor Robert was also edited slightly, as, incidentally, were the mono and stereo mixes made for Revolver.

Recording: For No One
Recording, mixing: Taxman, For No One
Also on this day...

Want more? Visit the Beatles history section.

Latest Comments

  1. Happy Nat Monday 11 October 2010

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: