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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th July 1982 Bombs planted by Irish Republican Army explode in 2 London parks
20th July 1982 T Macauly and D Vosburghs musical Windy City, premieres in London
20th July 1960 Born today: Katie Rabbet, London England, Prince Andrew's former girlfriend
20th July 1956 Born today: Paul Cook, London, rock drummer (Sex Pistols)
20th July 1944 Pierre Vinot, French ambassador to London/writer, dies
20th July 1935 Born today: Ted Rogers, Kennington London, comedian (Aladdin, Cinderella)
20th July 1930 Born today: Sally Ann Howes, London England, actress (Dead of Night)
De Lane Lea Studios
The music studio's where Jimi Hendrix and The Beatles recorded.
Location: 75 Dean Street, Soho
Description: De Lane Lea are famous Soho-based recording studios - many music legends have recorded here including The Beatles, The Who, Pink Floyd, The Rolling Stones, ELO, Deep Purple and Queen. Jimi Hendrix recorded Purple Haze here.
Originally, they were founded in 1947 by Major De Lane Lea - a French intelligence attach for the British Government. They dubbed English films into French, later they were expanded significantly and today there are state of the art facilities.
Tagged in this Tour: Jimi Hendrix's London