The Paul McCartney Project

Recording "Oh! Darling", "Octopus's Garden"

Apr 26, 1969 • For The Beatles

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

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Songs recorded


1.

Oh! Darling

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 26


2.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 1


3.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 2


4.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 3


5.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 4


6.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 5


7.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 6


8.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 7


9.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 8


10.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 9

Album Officially appears on Abbey Road (2019)


11.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 10


12.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 11


13.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 12


14.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 13


15.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 14


16.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 15


17.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 16


18.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 17


19.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 18


20.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 19


21.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 20


22.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 21


23.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 22


24.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 23


25.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 24


26.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 25


27.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 26


28.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 27


29.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 28


30.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 29


31.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 30


32.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 31


33.

Octopus's Garden

Written by Ringo Starr

Recording • Take 32

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

Chris Thomas:
Producer
Jeff Jarratt:
Engineer
Richard Langham:
Second Engineer

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