Recording "Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey"

Thursday, June 27, 1968 • For The Beatles

Part of


"The Beatles" (aka the White Album) sessions

May 30 - Oct 15, 1968 • Songs recorded during this session appear on The Beatles (Mono)

Album Songs recorded during this session officially appear on the The Beatles (Mono) LP.
Timeline More from year 1968
Studio:
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road

Master album


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Following a day of rehearsals, The Beatles recording six takes of “Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey” on this day. Take 6 was considered to be the best, and work started on some overdubs. Further overdubs would be added on July 1 and July 23.

Last updated on June 20, 2021

Staff

Musicians on Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey

Paul McCartney:
Hand bell, Maracas
Ringo Starr:
Drums
John Lennon:
Guitar
George Harrison:
Guitar

Production staff

George Martin:
Producer
Geoff Emerick:
Engineer
Richard Lush:
Second Engineer

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