The Paul McCartney Project

Recording "Getting Better", "Lovely Rita", mixing "Lovely Rita"

Mar 21, 1967 • For The Beatles

Album Songs recorded during this session officially appear on the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Mono) Official album.
Timeline See what happened in 1967
Studio:
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road

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Songs recorded


1.

Getting Better

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape reduction take 12 into take 13


2.

Getting Better

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape reduction take 12 into take 14


3.

Getting Better

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 14


4.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 11


5.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 1 from take 11


6.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 2 from take 11


7.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 3 from take 11


8.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 4 from take 11


9.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 5 from take 11


10.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 6 from take 11


11.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 7 from take 11


12.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 8 from take 11


13.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 9 from take 11


14.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 10 from take 11


15.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 11 from take 11


16.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 12 from take 11


17.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 13 from take 11


18.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 14 from take 11


19.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 15 from take 11


20.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Editing • Editing of mono remix 11


21.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Editing • Editing of mono remix 12


22.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Editing • Editing of mono remix 13


23.

Lovely Rita

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Editing • Editing of mono remix 14

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Staff

Production staff

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

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