Label: Capitol Records - SMAS 2653 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo Gatefold • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Psychedelic Rock, Pop Rock
More than that, however, the lyrics reflect the personal journeys many young adults were undertaking during the Summer of Love. Inhe claimed it addressed the fans who loitered outside his home. Abbey Road Studios was unavailable for the evening, thus Fixing A Hole - The Beatles - Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band the venue change. Geoff Emerick points out in his memoir Here, There, and Everywhere that he and second engineer Richard Lush were unable to You Deserve Me - Discharge - Discharge this initial session, as they were EMI employees and not freelancers unlike George Martin.
After the group rehearsed the song numerous times, Martin finally rolled the tapes, assisted by engineer Adrian Ibbetson. Confusion as to who played which instrument and the number of takes the Beatles completed lingered, with Martin, Lush, and Neil Aspinall recalling details differently.
The 50th anniversary edition, however, finally settles the debate. According to the Deluxe Edition book, the Beatles completed three takes during the session. However, takes one and two were the same. Track two consists of the bass, presumably played by John Lennon.
Next, McCartney recorded his guide vocal on track four, then doubled tracked his vocal on track one. Harrison recorded the solo on track two, then double-tracked it on track three which also contains backing vocals. After politely chatting with the stranger, McCartney strangely invited him to sit in on the recording session. As they walked in, McCartney introduced the man as Jesus to the other Beatles.
After reduction mixes were completed, according to the 50th anniversary book, the final master included two bass parts, two harpsichords, and two drum tracks.
Five mono mixes were completed during this session remixes two to sixand an edit joined remix three and six to create the final mono master. The anniversary book states this occurs at The opening harpsichord suggests a curtain rising on a stage, with McCartney assuming the role of a jaunty narrator straight out of vaudeville. Yet the lyrics reflect cultural and political changes ofof personal growth and growing independence.
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