"Revolver" Session #24

Thursday, May 19, 1966 • For The Beatles

Album Songs recorded during this session officially appear on the Revolver (UK Mono) LP.
Timeline More from year 1966
Studio:
EMI Studios, Studio Three, Abbey Road

Master album


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From Facebook, May 19, 2021:

The Beatles’ song ‘For No One’ was completed on this day 55 years ago, with the addition of a French horn overdub played by Alan Civil.⁣

A reduction mix, created on 16 May, had freed up two spare tracks on the four-track tape. Bass guitar and tambourine were added onto the first of these, and the second featured two passages recorded by Civil. Alan Civil was the principal horn player in the Philharmonia Orchestra and paid a session fee of 50 guineas (£52.50) and given a credit on the sleeve of ‘Revolver’, leading to more work and greater recognition for his playing.

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Last updated on May 19, 2021

Songs recorded


1.

For No One

Written by Lennon - McCartney

Recording • SI onto take 14

Staff

Production staff

George Martin:
Producer
Geoff Emerick:
Engineer
Phil McDonald:
Second Engineer

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