Here, There and Everywhere: My Life Recording the Music of the Beatles

Here, There and Everywhere: My Life Recording the Music of the Beatles

Geoff Emerick, Howard Massey


Geoff Emerick turned an assistant engineer on the mythical Abbey highway Studios in 1962 at age fifteen, and was once current as a brand new band referred to as the Beatles recorded their first songs. He later labored with the Beatles as they recorded their singles “She Loves You” and “I are looking to carry Your Hand,” the songs that might propel them to foreign superstardom. In 1964 he may witness the transformation of this younger and playful workforce from Liverpool into specialist, polished musicians as they positioned to tape vintage songs corresponding to “Eight Days every week” and “I think Fine.”

Then, in 1966, at age nineteen, Geoff Emerick turned the Beatles’ leader engineer, the fellow chargeable for their designated sound as they recorded the vintage album Revolver, during which they pioneered cutting edge recording suggestions that modified the process rock historical past. Emerick might additionally engineer the huge Sgt. Pepper and Abbey Road albums, thought of by way of many the best rock recordings of all time. In Here, There and Everywhere he unearths the inventive means of the band within the studio, and describes how he completed the sounds on their most famed songs. Emerick additionally brings to gentle the non-public dynamics of the band, from the relentless (and more and more mean-spirited) pageant among Lennon and McCartney to the infighting and frustration that at last introduced a sour finish to the best rock band the area has ever known.

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