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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th April 1945 Born today: Jimmy Winston, London, organist (Samll Facres-Itchycoo Park)
20th April 1906 Australian wombat, oldest known marsupial, dies in London Zoo at 26.
20th April 1904 George Bernard Shaw's Candida, premieres in London
20th April 1879 1st mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London and Cyprus
20th April 1715 Nicholas Rowe's Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray, premieres in London
Trident Sound Studios
Infamous recording studios to the stars.
Location: 17 St Annes Court, London, W1F 0BQ
Description: Trident opened back in the late sixties and was the launch pad for many legendary artists such as David Bowie, Elton John, Queen and Marc Bolan.
The names don't stop there. Trident was also booked by The Beatles (and later on Ringo Starr, George Harrison and Paul McCartney as solo artists/producers), Lou Reed, Carly Simon, Genesis, Supertramp, the list goes on.
It was seen as a revolutionary place to record: with its laid back, talented engineers and inspirational atmosphere. It broke the mould and set both technical and professional standards for others to follow, including the then already famous Abbey Road Studios.
Tagged in this Tour: David Bowis's London Life
Tagged in this Tour: The Beatles take London
Tagged in this Tour: Marc Bolan and T-Rex Tour
Tagged in this Tour: The Ultimate Beatles Tour