Legendary Beatles Engineer, Geoff Emerick, Comes to the Rock Hall for "From Songwriters to Soundmen: The People Behind the Hits"
Geoff Emerick to Appear at Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Wednesday April 19, 7PM, 4th Floor Theater
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum presents "From Songwriters to Soundmen: The People Behind the Hits," a program that gives Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum audiences an inside look at aspects of the music business that are often concealed from view. The series is helf on the third Wednesday of every month.
Geoff Emerick is best known as the longtime engineer at Abbey Road Studios, where he worked on many of the Beatles' classic recordings including Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Revolver, The White Album, and Abbey Road. To get the timeless music of the Beatles onto vinyl - creating records unlike anything the world had heard up to that point - Geoff Emerick made full use of his soundboard skills and his ingenuity to help create the sound associate with the Fab Four and their producer George Martin.
A renowned recording engineer and producer, Emerick is a four-time Grammy winner and recording industry legend. His new memoir, HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE: My Life Recording the Music of the Beatles, details the years he spent at EMI studios at Abbey Road.
In addition to the Beatles, Emerick's clients include Elvis Costello, Cheap Trick and Jeff Beck. He has continued to work with Paul McCartney on recent albums.
Howard Massey, co-author of Emerick's new memoir,will also participate in the event. He is a music journalist and the author of eleven books. As a recording engineer, he has worked with Elvis Costello and Kraftwerk. His articles have appeared in Billboard, Blender, EQ and Guitar World.
The program will begin at 7PM in the Museum's 4th Floor Theatre. The event is free with a reservation. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. If you do not have access to email, please call 216-515-8426
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