The Paul McCartney Project

Recording "I Want You (She's So Heavy)", "Oh! Darling", "Here Comes The Sun"

Aug 11, 1969 • For The Beatles

Album Songs recorded during this session officially appear on the Abbey Road Official album.
Timeline See what happened in August 1969
Studio:
EMI Studios, Studio Three, Abbey Road

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Songs recorded


1.

Dig It

Written by Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, George Harrison

Tape copying • Mono tape copying of 13 March stereo mix


2.

Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape copying of remix stereo 18


3.

I Want You (She's So Heavy)

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 1


4.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 26


5.

Here Comes The Sun

Written by George Harrison

Recording • SI onto take 15


6.

I Want You (She's So Heavy)

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape copying of take 1


7.

I Want You (She's So Heavy)

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Editing • Editing from take 1 into unnumbered Trident master

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!


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