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Cry Baby Cry (Lennon/McCartney)

Tense sessions

Geoff Emerick, longtime engineer, quit during the July 16th session and tapes from the session have shown that the atmosphere was more than tense with arguing and swearing.

Recording dates

  • July 15, 1968 (unnumbered rehearsal takes)
  • July 16, 1968 (10 takes; basic track, reduced to take 12, overdubs)
  • July 18, 1968 (lead & backing vocal, harmonium, tamborine, sound effects overdubs)
  • October 15, 1968 (mixing)

Release history

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