- Album Songs recorded during this session officially appear on the Magical Mystery Tour (US LP - Mono) LP.
- EMI Studios, Room 53, Abbey Road
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“I Am The Walrus” was mixed in stereo on November 6, 1967. During the session to create the mono mix on September 29, a live feed from the BBC Third Programme’s radio performance of William Shakespeare’s “The Tragedy Of King Lear” was inserted into Remix Mono 22 rather than on the multi-track tape. As a result, it could not be duplicated in true stereo. To solve the problem, a true stereo mix (named Remix Stereo 6) was used for the first 2’03” of the song and combined with Remix Mono 22 for the latter part of the song which contained the live radio feed, with a mock stereo effect applied to it. This edit was named RS7.
On this day, from 10 am to 1:15 pm, a new stereo remix of Take 17 was made and named Remix Stereo 25. This new mix included a six-beat introduction rather than four and was used for the first 2’03” of the song. It was then edited to RS7 to create the released stereo version.
Last updated on April 19, 2023
The definitive guide for every Beatles recording sessions from 1962 to 1970.
We owe a lot to Mark Lewisohn for the creation of those session pages, but you really have to buy this book to get all the details - the number of takes for each song, who contributed what, a description of the context and how each session went, various photographies... And an introductory interview with Paul McCartney!
The third book of this critically - acclaimed series, nominated for the 2019 Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) award for Excellence In Historical Recorded Sound, "The Beatles Recording Reference Manual: Volume 3: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band through Magical Mystery Tour (late 1966-1967)" captures the band's most innovative era in its entirety. From the first take to the final remix, discover the making of the greatest recordings of all time. Through extensive, fully-documented research, these books fill an important gap left by all other Beatles books published to date and provide a unique view into the recordings of the world's most successful pop music act.
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