The Paul McCartney Project

Recording "Yer Blues", recording and mixing "Mother Nature's Son", "Wild Honey Pie"

Aug 20, 1968 • For The Beatles

Album Songs recorded during this session officially appear on the The Beatles (Mono) Official album.
Timeline See what happened in August 1968
Studio:
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road
Studio:
EMI Studios, Studio Three, Abbey Road

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Songs recorded


1.

Yer Blues

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 1


2.

Yer Blues

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Editing • Editing of remix mono 3 and edit piece take 1


3.

Revolution 9

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Mono copy 1, from edit of remix stereo 2


4.

Mother Nature's Son

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 24


5.

Mother Nature's Son

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Tape copying • Tape reduction take 24 into take 26


6.

Mother Nature's Son

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 26


7.

Etcetera

Written by Paul McCartney

Recording • Take 1


8.

Wild Honey Pie

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 1


9.

Mother Nature's Son

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 1 from take 26


10.

Mother Nature's Son

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 2 from take 26


11.

Mother Nature's Son

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 3 from take 26


12.

Mother Nature's Son

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 4 from take 26


13.

Mother Nature's Son

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 5 from take 26


14.

Mother Nature's Son

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 6 from take 26


15.

Mother Nature's Son

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 7 from take 26


16.

Mother Nature's Son

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 8 from take 26


17.

Wild Honey Pie

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 1 from take 1


18.

Wild Honey Pie

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 2 from take 1


19.

Wild Honey Pie

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 3 from take 1


20.

Wild Honey Pie

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 4 from take 1


21.

Wild Honey Pie

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 5 from take 1


22.

Wild Honey Pie

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Mono mixing - Remix 6 from take 1

Album Bootlegged on Unsurpassed Masters Vol. 4 (1968)

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
Ken Scott:
Engineer
John Smith:
Second Engineer

About

Paul McCartney and George Harrison working on Honey Pie for the White Album, 1968.

Last updated on May 16, 2017


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