The Paul McCartney Project

Recording "You Never Give Me Your Money"

May 06, 1969 • For The Beatles

Album Songs recorded during this session officially appear on the Abbey Road Official album.
Timeline See what happened in May 1969
Studio:
Olympic Sound Studios, London

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Songs recorded


1.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 1


2.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 2


3.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 3


4.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 4


5.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 5


6.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 6


7.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 7


8.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 8


9.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 9


10.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 10


11.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 11


12.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 12


13.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 13


14.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 14


15.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 15


16.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 16


17.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 17


18.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 18


19.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 19


20.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 20


21.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 21


22.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 22


23.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 23


24.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 24


25.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 25


26.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 26


27.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 27


28.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 28


29.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 29


30.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 30


31.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 31


32.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 32


33.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 33


34.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 34


35.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 35


36.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • Take 36

Album Officially appears on Abbey Road (2019)


37.

You Never Give Me Your Money

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Mixing • Stereo mixing - Remix 1 from take 30

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
Glyn Johns:
Engineer
Steve Vaughan:
Second Engineer

About

From Wikipedia:

[…] The basic backing track [of “You Never Give Me Your Money”] was recorded at Olympic Sound Studios in Barnes on 6 May 1969. Recording started at 3pm and went on until 4am the next morning. McCartney sang lead and played piano, Lennon played an Epiphone Casino guitar, George Harrison played a Fender Telecaster guitar fed through a Leslie speaker, and Ringo Starr played drums. The group recorded 36 takes, selecting take 30 as the best, which was made into a rough stereo mix. The basic structure of the song as it appeared on Abbey Road had not been worked out at this stage, and the original recording ran onto a loose jam session, ending up as a fast rock-and-roll instrumental towards the end. […]

Last updated on June 24, 2017


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