Recording, mixing: Let It Be, For You Blue – George Harrison’s final recording session with The Beatles

Olympic Sound Studios, Barnes, London
Producer: Glyn Johns

This two-hour session away from Abbey Road was ostensibly a remix session for the songs ‘Let It Be’ and ‘For You Blue’.

The session was led by Glyn Johns, who had been instructed by The Beatles to prepare a version of the Get Back/Let It Be tapes suitable for release as a long-player.

For You Blue – USA b-side, 1970

Stereo remixes of both songs were made on this night, along with a vocal overdub onto ‘For You Blue’ by George Harrison.

It took place at Olympic Sound Studios in Barnes, London, where The Beatles had recorded occasionally since 11 May 1967, when they taped the backing track for ‘Baby You’re A Rich Man’.

This was Harrison’s last Beatles session until the Anthology recordings in the 1990s. It is not known whether any of the other Beatles attended.

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