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Location address: United Kingdom, Westminster
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Abbey Road Studios (formerly known as EMI Studios) is a recording studio located at 3 Abbey Road, St John’s Wood, City of Westminster, London, England. It was established in November 1931 by the Gramophone Company, a predecessor of British music company EMI, which owned it until 2012. Abbey Road Studios is most notable as being the venue in the 1960s for innovative recording techniques adopted by the Beatles, Pink Floyd, the Hollies, Badfinger, and others. One of its earliest world famous artist clients was Paul Robeson, who recorded in December 1931 and went on to record many of his best known songs there, certainly until 1939.
The soundtrack of Star Wars was recorded here in the Abbey Road Studios.