Sgt Peppers 40th Anniversary

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20070602

1/2. To celebrate the fortieth 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.

20070616

2/2. To celebrate the fortieth 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.

Part of Radio 2's 60 Season.