The Beatles persevered through a long and arduous process when creating the song “Hey Jude” in the studio. There were points when some of those involved in the process wanted to drop the song completely. In fact Ken Song, the sound engineer at the time, and George Harrison both had several disagreements during the recording session before finally settling on a mix that brought out the version we all know and love.
Read the full article on the process came about at the always excellent Bobby Owsinskis Blog:
The Unknown Story Behind “Hey Jude”