The Paul McCartney Project

Recording "Here Comes The Sun", recording and mixing "Maxwell's Silver Hammer"

Aug 06, 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
Studio:
EMI Studios, Room 43, Abbey Road

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Songs recorded


1.

Here Comes The Sun

Written by George Harrison

Recording • SI onto take 15


2.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape reduction take 21 into take 22, with simultaneous SI


3.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape reduction take 21 into take 23, with simultaneous SI


4.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape reduction take 21 into take 24, with simultaneous SI


5.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape reduction take 21 into take 25, with simultaneous SI


6.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape reduction take 21 into take 26, with simultaneous SI


7.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape reduction take 21 into take 27, with simultaneous SI


8.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 14 from take 27


9.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 15 from take 27


10.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 16 from take 27


11.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 17 from take 27


12.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 18 from take 27


13.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 19 from take 27


14.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 20 from take 27


15.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 21 from take 27


16.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 22 from take 27


17.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 23 from take 27


18.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 24 from take 27


19.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 25 from take 27


20.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 26 from take 27

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
Tony Clark:
Engineer
Phil McDonald:
Engineer
John Kurlander:
Second engineer
Alan Parsons:
Second engineer

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