The Paul McCartney Project

Recording and mixing "You Never Give Me Your Money", "Come Together", "Polythene Pam"...

Jul 30, 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 Two, Abbey Road
Studio:
EMI Studios, Studio Three, Abbey Road

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Songs recorded


1.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape reduction take 30 into take 37


2.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape reduction take 30 into take 38


3.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape reduction take 30 into take 39


4.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape reduction take 30 into take 40


5.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape reduction take 30 into take 41


6.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape reduction take 30 into take 42


7.

Come Together

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 9


8.

Polythene Pam

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 40


9.

She Came In Through The Bathroom Window

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 40


10.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 40


11.

Golden Slumbers

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 17


12.

Carry That Weight

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 17


13.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 1 from take 40


14.

Sun King

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 1 from take 35


15.

Mean Mr. Mustard

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 1 from take 35


16.

Her Majesty

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 1 from take 3


17.

Polythene Pam

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 1 from take 40


18.

She Came In Through The Bathroom Window

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 1 from take 40


19.

Golden Slumbers

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 1 from take 17


20.

Carry That Weight

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 1 from take 17


21.

The End

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 1 from take 7


22.

Editing, crossfading and tape compilation

Editing • You Never Give Me Your Money, Sun King / Mean Mr Mustard, Her Majesty, Polythene Pam / She Came In Through The Bathroom Window, Golden Slumbers / Carry That Weight, The End

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
Geoff Emerick:
Engineer
Phil McDonald:
Engineer
John Kurlander:
Second engineer

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