The Paul McCartney Project

Recording and mixing "I Want You (She's So Heavy)", "Oh! Darling"

Apr 20, 1969 • For The Beatles

Album Songs recorded during this session officially appear on the Abbey Road Official album.
Timeline See what happened in 1969
Studio:
EMI Studios, Studio Three, Abbey Road

Some songs from this session appear on:



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Songs recorded


1.

I Want You (She's So Heavy)

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 1


2.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 1


3.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 2


4.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 3


5.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 4

Album Officially appears on Abbey Road (2019)


6.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 5


7.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 6


8.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 7


9.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 8


10.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 9


11.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 10


12.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 11


13.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 12


14.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 13


15.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 14


16.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 15


17.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 16


18.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 17


19.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 18


20.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 19


21.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 20


22.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 21


23.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 22


24.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 23


25.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 24


26.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 25


27.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 26


28.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 1 from take 26

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!

Staff

Production staff

John Kurlander:
Second Engineer
Chris Thomas:
Producer
Jeff Jarratt:
Engineer

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