Tag Archives: 1969

Mixing, editing: Get Back album

Olympic Sound Studios, Barnes, London
Producer: Glyn Johns

The final Beatles-related studio booking of 1969 was a mixing and editing session for the unreleased Get Back album. None of The Beatles attended. Read more »

Recording: Octopus’s Garden

Room 4, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineers: Geoff Emerick, Phil McDonald

The last Beatles-related recording session of 1969 wasn't for a Beatles release at all. Instead it was for a television special celebrating George Martin, on which Ringo Starr had agreed to make an appearance. Read more »

Recording, mixing, editing: You Know My Name (Look Up The Number), What’s The New Mary Jane

Room 4, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producers: Geoff Emerick, John Lennon
Engineer: Mike Sheady

This session was booked by John Lennon to prepare what he hoped would be a Plastic Ono Band single: You Know My Name (Look Up The Number), with What's The New Mary Jane on the b-side. Read more »

George and Pattie Harrison travel to the Isle of Wight to see Bob Dylan

George Harrison and Mal Evans had travelled to Portsmouth on 26 August 1969 to meet Bob Dylan. The American singer was due to perform at the Isle of Wight Festival on 31 August, his first public performance in three years. Read more »