Juliet Deane Recording Session – Peter Poole

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This recording session was in Studio 3 probably in the late 1970s. This was a drama studio but it was often empty in the evenings. And back then the BBC made it available free of charge for this private recording. At that time I was working for Film Unit as an assistant film recordist. So Roger Seward from Audio Unit booked the studio and supervised the session. Roger is a bit of a legend in the Audio Unit and and great character! He was great teacher and gave me a quick “driving lesson” of the studio. He then left the recording and mixing to me.

Juliet worked in the film unit office and welcomed the chance to record a few songs. We soon got a few other members of Film Unit to back her. They were Eurwyn Jones, piano, Andrew Godsall, drums and Steve Saunderson, guitar. The folk songs were recorded with Steve playing guitar with Juliet’s live vocal. Eurwyn and Andrew recorded the backing tracks for the other songs. On another session Juliet added her vocal to produce the final mix.

This was my first experience of music recording in a professional studio. We all had a very enjoyable time and I learnt a lot about music recording.

Peter Poole

3 comments on “Juliet Deane Recording Session – Peter Poole
  1. Hello Peter, How lovely to hear our recording after all this time – and wasn’t it all such fun to do!

    Hope all is going well with you, I really must sign up to Facebook and
    get to know all these things first hand.

    Thank you so much.

    Love, Juliet

  2. How wonderful to hear after all these years. I think it must have been about 1980 that these were recorded. Not long before we did these Eurwyn and I had played for the West Midlands Passenger Transport executive pantomime. Hope you are well Juliet!

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