The Paul McCartney Project

Recording and mixing "Old Brown Shoes", "I Want You (She's So Heavy)"

Apr 18, 1969 • For The Beatles

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

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Songs recorded


1.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Recording • SI onto take 4


2.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 5 from take 4


3.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 6 from take 4


4.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 7 from take 4


5.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 8 from take 4


6.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 9 from take 4


7.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 10 from take 4


8.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 11 from take 4


9.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 12 from take 4


10.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 13 from take 4


11.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 14 from take 4


12.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 15 from take 4


13.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 16 from take 4


14.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 17 from take 4


15.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 18 from take 4


16.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 19 from take 4


17.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 20 from take 4


18.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 21 from take 4


19.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 22 from take 4


20.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 23 from take 4


21.

I Want You (She's So Heavy)

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto unnumbered Trident master


22.

I Want You (She's So Heavy)

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Tape reduction of unnumbered Trident master, called take 1


23.

I Want You (She's So Heavy)

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 1


24.

I Want You (She's So Heavy)

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Unnumbered rough remix from take 1

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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