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The former Trident Studios building at St Anne's Court, Soho, London, 2018, with the David Bowie Blue Plaque
Trident Studios interior circa 1975
Trident Studios was a British recording facility, located at 17 in St Anne's Court 's London district between 1968 and 1981. It was constructed in 1967 by Soho , drummer of the 1960s group Norman Sheffield , and his brother Barry. the Hunters
" by My Name is Jack was recorded at Trident in March 1968, and helped launch the studio's reputation. Later that year, Manfred Mann recorded their song " the Beatles " there and part of their Hey Jude (also known as the "White Album"). Other well-known albums and songs recorded at Trident include self-titled double album 's " Elton John ", Candle in the Wind 's David Bowie , and The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust 's albums Queen , Queen and Queen II . Sheer Heart Attack
Other artists recorded at Trident included the
, Bee Gees , Carly Simon , Chris de Burgh , Frank Zappa , Genesis , Brand X , James Taylor , Joan Armatrading , Joe Cocker , Kiss , Tygers of Pan Tang , Lou Reed , Peter Gabriel , Marc Almond , Marc and the Mambas , Soft Cell , the Rolling Stones , Thin Lizzy , Tina Turner , T-Rex , Van der Graaf Generator and Yes . John Entwistle
The Sheffield brothers had a relaxed working attitude, but also emphasised high standards of
. audio engineering The studio's state-of-the-art recording equipment helped attract many major artists to record there. 
The Beatles and Apple Records
In mid-1968, Trident Studios was the first in the UK to use
Dolby , and employ an noise reduction eight-track recording deck.
still only used four-track at the time, Trident's Abbey Road Studios eight-track machine drew Ampex on 31 July 1968 to record their song " the Beatles ". Hey Jude later said about recording the track at Trident: "Words cannot describe the pleasure of listening back to the final mix of 'Hey Jude' on four giant Tannoy speakers which dwarfed everything else in the room ..." Paul McCartney The  tracks " White Album ", " Dear Prudence ", " Honey Pie " and " Savoy Truffle " were also recorded there, and on 22 February 1969, the Beatles first recorded " Martha My Dear " for the album I Want You (She's So Heavy) . Abbey Road and John Lennon later returned with the Yoko Ono to record " Plastic Ono Band " featuring Cold Turkey on lead guitar.
artists used Trident Studios, including Apple Records , Badfinger , Billy Preston and Mary Hopkin . Part of James Taylor 's triple album George Harrison , containing the hit " All Things Must Pass ", and My Sweet Lord 's " Ringo Starr ", were also recorded there. It Don't Come Easy recorded " Harry Nilsson " at Trident, and portions of several of his 1970s albums.