Recording, mixing: Golden Slumbers, Carry That Weight, The End

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald

Stereo mixing of three Abbey Road songs took place during this 2.30-10.30pm session, which also saw a final overdub for ‘The End’.

The first task was the creation of two mixes of ‘Golden Slumbers’/‘Carry That Weight’.

This was followed by the recording of Paul McCartney’s four-second piano overdub for ‘The End’, prior to the line “And in the end/The love you take/Is equal to the love you make”. ‘The End’ – which at this stage still had the working title ‘Ending’ – was then mixed six times. More mixes were made on the following day.

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Recording, mixing: The End, Golden Slumbers, Carry That Weight, Something, Here Comes The Sun
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