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TOUR OF THE MONTH

James Bond in London: The Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th September 1977 Sir Freddie Laker begins cut-rate Skytrain service, London to NY

26th September 1963 Born today: Lysette Anthony, London, actress (Angelique-Dark Shadows, Switch)

26th September 1961 Author Will Self was born in Finchley, North London.

26th September 1947 Born today: Graham Faulkner, London, actor (Brother Sun Sister Moon)

26th September 1926 JB Fagan's And So to Bed, premieres in London

26th September 1920 Magician Edwin Archibald Maskelyne passed away in Islington.go to related location

26th September 1907 Born today: Ralph Michael, London England, actor (Quest, Doctor in the House)

26th September 1087 The Coronation of William II in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Whitfield Street Studios



Whitfield Street Studios

This is where Iggy recorded the seminal album Raw Power.

Location: 31-37 Whitfield Street, London, W1T 2SF

Description: Whitfield Street Studios originally opened here in 1965. Its three studios and seven mastering suites housed within its purpose-built complex occupied a significant place in the annals of popular music and also had major continuing importance in the arenas of pop, rock and dance as well as classical, orchestral and film soundtracks.

A glance at the history of the studios reveals a deep and abiding association with artists from Jimi Hendrix to Madonna, from The Who to The Prodigy, from Iggy & The Stooges (recorded Raw Power here) to Charlotte Church.

The Clash recorded their groundbreaking punk debut album The Clash here.

Plus landmark producers and engineers such as William Orbit, Fred Jerkins, Brian Eno and Mike Ross-Trevor all conjured up aural magic from behind the faders.

Tagged in this Tour: The Clash London Calling Tour

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Whitfield Street Studios

This is where Iggy recorded the seminal album Raw Power.


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it has been converted into offices http://www.devonshireproperty.co.uk/projects/details/Whitfield%20Street.pdf (j galler)
Posted by j galler on 2010-06-24
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