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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th January 1883 Betram Home Ramsay, Dunkirk Naval Strategist, was born in London.
20th January 1843 Born today: Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)
20th January 1779 Actor David Garrick sadly passed away at The Adelphi buildings.
20th January 1382 King Richard II of England was married to Anne of Bohemia in Westminster Abbey.
20th January 1265 First English Parliament summoned by non-royal command (The Earl of Leicester) met in Westminster Hall.
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