Mixing "Hot As Sun", "Every Night"

Tuesday, February 24, 1970 • For Paul McCartney

Part of


"McCartney" sessions at Abbey Road Studios

February 21 to March 1970 • Songs recorded during this session appear on McCartney

Album Songs recorded during this session officially appear on the McCartney LP.
Studio:
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road

Master release


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On this day, Paul McCartney worked in EMI Studio Two, while Ringo Starr and George Martin were in Studio One to continue the work on Ringo’s debut album, “Sentimental Journey“.

From 10 am to 1 pm, Paul and engineer Phil McDonald mixed “Hot As Sun“, recorded at Morgan Studios earlier in the month. They also made a copy of the best mix of “Maybe I’m Amazed“, made two days earlier, on February 22.


From 3:30 pm to 6:15 pm, they remixed “Every Night“, recorded the day before.


On this day, Paul, assisted by engineer John Kurlander, also mixed “Don’t Cry Baby“, a brief track where we hear Paul singing a lullaby to his daughter. The track was mixed into the beginning of “Oo You” and was only released in 2011, on the “McCartney – Archive Collection“.

Last updated on March 29, 2022

Songs recorded


1.

Hot As Sun

Written by Paul McCartney

Mixing

Album Officially released on McCartney


2.

Every Night

Written by Paul McCartney

Mixing

Album Officially released on McCartney


3.

Don't Cry Baby

Written by Paul McCartney

Mixing

Album Officially released on McCartney - Archive Collection


4.

Oo You

Written by Paul McCartney

Mixing

Album Officially released on McCartney - Archive Collection


5.

Maybe I'm Amazed

Written by Paul McCartney

Tape copying

Staff

Production staff

Paul McCartney:
Producer
Phil McDonald:
Mixing engineer
John Kurlander:
Mixing engineer

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