The Paul McCartney Project

Recording and mixing "Birthday"

Sep 18, 1968 • For The Beatles

Album Songs recorded during this session officially appear on the The Beatles (Mono) Official album.
Timeline See what happened in September 1968
Studio:
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road

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Songs recorded


1.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 1


2.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 2


3.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 3


4.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 4


5.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 5


6.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 6


7.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 7


8.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 8


9.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 9


10.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 10


11.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 11


12.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 12


13.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 13


14.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 14


15.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 15


16.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 16


17.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 17


18.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 18


19.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 19


20.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 20


21.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape copying of take 20 into take 21


22.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape copying of take 20 into take 22


23.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 22


24.

Birthday

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 1 from take 22


25.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 25


26.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 26


27.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 27


28.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 28


29.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 29


30.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 30


31.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 31


32.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 32


33.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 33


34.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 34


35.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 35


36.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 36


37.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 37


38.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 38


39.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 39


40.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 40


41.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 41


42.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 42


43.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 43


44.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 44


45.

Happiness Is A Warm Gun

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 45

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Staff

Production staff

Chris Thomas:
Producer
Ken Scott:
Engineer
Mike Sheady:
Second Engineer

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