The Beatles, on a Tuesday evening in 1968, gathered at Abbey Road (Studio Two) to continue work on a new song: “Hey Jude.”
A few takes had been recorded the night before... but this ambitious single was still a work in progress.
On the second night – July 30 – movie cameras were rolling. As Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn relates, the footage was used for a TV documentary (“Music!”) by the National Music Council of Great Britain.
Here is 6½ minutes of that footage: