Recording, mixing: I’m A Fool To Care, Love Is A Many Splendoured Thing by Ringo Starr

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin

The backing track and lead vocals for Ringo Starr’s Sentimental Journey song ‘I’m A Fool To Care’ had been recorded on 11 February 1970. During this follow-up session a 15-piece string orchestra was added to that song, and to ‘Love Is A Many Splendoured Thing’.

The session began with a reduction mix of ‘I’m A Fool To Care’, to free up space on the multitrack tape. This was created from 9.30-10am.

Recording started at 10am, with Francis Shaw conducted the string players. The session ended at 1pm.

‘I’m A Fool To Care’ was completed on this day, but ‘Love Is A Many Splendoured Thing’ was finished two days later with the addition of more instruments and vocals.

Recording, mixing: Let The Rest Of The World Go By by Ringo Starr
Recording, mixing: Have I Told You Lately That I Love You, Let The Rest Of The World Go By by Ringo Starr
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