Sgt Peppers 40th Anniversary

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the release of The Beatles' legendary album `Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band', multi award winning engineer Geoff Emerick heads back in to the studio to demonstrate the innovative techniques employed for the recording at Abbey Road studios back in 1967.
Some of today's most popular acts, including the Kaiser Chiefs, Razorlight, The Fray and Travis, join Geoff to witness and discuss how he first recorded the album tracks and record their own interpretation of one of the famous tracks, using the original analogue 4-track equipment.
We hear from the artists about the importance of 'Sgt Pepper' and listen in on the recording in action to see just how different the experience is for them.

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Another chance to hear the programme that celebrated the 40th anniversary of the release of the Beatles album Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Award-winning engineer Geoff Emerick heads back to the studio to demonstrate the innovative techniques employed for the recording at Abbey Road studios back in 1967.
Acts including Oasis, Razorlight, Kaiser Chiefs, the Fray, Richard Ashcroft, the Fratellis and Travis join Geoff to witness and discuss how he first recorded the album tracks and record their own interpretation of one of the famous 12 tracks using the original analogue four-track equipment. We hear from the artists about the importance of Sgt Pepper and listen in as they record to see how different the experience is for them.

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6M0120071227

Some of today's most popular acts, including Kaiser Chiefs, The Magic Numbers, Bryan Adams, Razorlight, The Fray and Travis, join Geoff to discuss how he originally engineered the album. Then they record their own interpretation of one of the famous songs, using the original analogue four-track equipment.
The artists also discuss the importance of Sgt Pepper and we listen in on the recording in action to see just how different the experience is for them.

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Some of today's most popular acts, including Oasis, Stereophonics, The Zutons and Jamie Cullum, join Geoff to discuss how he originally engineered the album. Then they record their own interpretation of one of the famous songs, using the original analogue four-track equipment.
The artists also discuss the importance of Sgt Pepper and we listen in on the recording in action to see just how different the experience is for them.

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Some of today's most popular acts, including Russell Brand, Jamie Cullum, and members of The Zutons, join Geoff to discuss how he originally engineered the album. Then they each record their own interpretation of a famous track, using the original analogue four-track equipment.
The artists also discuss the importance of Sgt Pepper and we listen in on the recording in action to see just how different the experience is for them.

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Some of today's most popular acts, including Oasis, Stereophonics, Pete Doherty and Carl Barat, join Geoff to discuss how he originally engineered the album. Then they each record their own interpretation of a famous track, using the original analogue four-track equipment.
The artists also discuss the importance of Sgt Pepper and we listen in on the recording in action to see just how different the experience is for them.