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.
- 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)