Recording, mixing, editing: Blue Jay Way, Shirley’s Wild Accordion

Studio Three, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: John Lennon
Engineer: Ken Scott

This was the first recording session for which John Lennon was officially listed as a producer. It saw work on two songs, George Harrison's Blue Jay Way, and some incidental music for the Magical Mystery Tour film known as Shirley's Wild Accordion. Read more »

Mixing: It’s All Too Much

De Lane Lea Recording Studios, London
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Dave Siddle, Geoff Emerick

Two Beatles sessions took place on this day, at De Lane Lea studios in London, and at EMI Studios. The first was a mixing session for the Yellow Submarine soundtrack song It's All Too Much, written by George Harrison. Read more »