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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th May 1957 Born today: Sophia Crawford, London England, actress (Power Rangers)
19th May 1945 The Who guitarist Pete Townshend was born in Chiswick, London.
19th May 1939 Born today: James Fox, London England, actor (Greystoke)
19th May 1931 Actor Trevor Peacock, Vicar of Dibley, was born in London.
19th May 1536 Queen Anne Boleyn is executed on Tower Hill, London.
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