The organ Billy Preston played on Let It Be with the
Beatles at Abbey Road Studios
Though the Beatles never recorded at Capitol as a group,
they did hold a famous press conference here after
playing the Hollywood Bowl. Me and George Harrison
with one of the mics the Boys used. (Can you find my
To me, all audio consoles look alike. But, judging by the group's
reaction, this one is apparently special: a 1970s Neve
still in use today.
More old equipment still used . . .
One of the highlights was getting to see a master
disc being cut for a vinyl 45. This is the machine that
cuts the masters from which vinyl records are (still being) made.
All done, we were escorted out the back door
to the parking lot. What an unforgettable,