The Paul McCartney Project

Recording and mixing "Old Brown Shoes", recording "Something"

Apr 16, 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 Three, Abbey Road

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Songs recorded


1.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 1


2.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 1


3.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 2


4.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 3


5.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 4


6.

Something

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 1


7.

Something

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 2


8.

Something

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 3


9.

Something

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 4


10.

Something

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 5


11.

Something

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 6


12.

Something

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 7


13.

Something

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 8


14.

Something

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 9


15.

Something

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 10


16.

Something

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 11


17.

Something

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 12


18.

Something

Written by George Harrison

Recording • Take 13


19.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 1 from take 4


20.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 2 from take 4


21.

Old Brown Shoe

Written by George Harrison

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 3 from take 4

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

George Martin:
Producer
Phil McDonald:
Engineer
Jeff Jarratt:
Engineer
Richard Lush:
Second Engineer

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