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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th December 1942 Allies in London sentence German war criminals
17th December 1936 Singer Tommy Steele, born in Bermondsey, London.
17th December 1891 Born today: Robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge)
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