Take 5 RM?
recorded 8 October 1964
Because of George Martin's remark, "take 5, is it? take7", heard on the raw tape, this performance is typically identified as take 7. However, I concur with John Winn that Mr. Martin was correct the first time. The source of this recording is a 7" Emidisc and this copy is taken from "Acetates Collection".
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Take 6 RM?
recorded 8 October 1964
This is an absolute dry mix of the released performance.
The source of this recording is a
7" Emidisc and this copy is taken from
"Acetates Collection".
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The documented mix dates for the mono mixes of this song are 12 October 1964 (RM1 for the UK) and 21 October 1964 (RM2 for the US).
Since this take 6 mix does not match either RM1 or RM2, it is my assumption that these are rough mixes probably done the night of the session
or perhaps the next day. The likely scenerio is that these were the best performances and reference acetates were cut to determine which one to use.
Obviously, they chose take 6 for further work. NOTE: Lewisohn states that take 7 was recorded but, perhaps, he too was mislead by George Martin's remark.