- Album Songs recorded during this session officially appear on the Magical Mystery Tour (Mono) Official album.
- Timeline More from year 1967
- EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road
Some songs from this session appear on:
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On October 2 it was time to get going on “Hello, Goodbye”. Work on this recording was spread over quite a few weeks because all the four boys were busy editing and doing other jobs connected with the “Magical Mystery Tour” film. You already know that Paul is the lead singer on “Hello, Goodbye” with George joining him and John to supply the answering voices. Those spiky, metallic guitar chords are played by John and George. Session men added the sound of two violas. Paul is on the piano and extra percussion rhythm instruments like bongos and conga drums were brought in towards the end for the Maori finale! Incidentally, sessions were delayed a couple of days in October when Paul got a swollen face caused by a hole in one of his teeth. But he’s O.K. now!Mal Evans – From the Beatles Monthly Book, N°54, January 1968
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The Complete Beatles Recording Sessions • Mark Lewisohn
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!