March 11, 2012
Beatles book inspires Abbey Road Studios to open to the public (Photos)
For a brief time this March, Abbey Road Studios is allowing the public to visit the iconic Studio Two where The Beatles, Pink Floyd and other acts have recorded. The monumental book, Recording The Beatles, which documents every piece of equipment The Beatles used in the recording studio, played a large part in opening the studio to the public.To celebrate the 80th anniversary of Abbey Road Studios, authors Brian Kehew and Kevin Ryan will conduct presentations inside Studio Two alongside famous instruments and recording equipment used by The Beatles and other famous musicians at Abbey Road. Rare archive photos, film and audio will illustrate the 80-year history of the studio tracing its progression from classical music to rock and the evolving technology.