Classic 21 Celebrates The Beatles
French-language rock station temporarily relocated its on-air studio for the event
Pictured from left are Dan Lacksman, Synsound Studio owner, Marc Ysaye,
Classic 21 presenter and Johan Ral, an expert on The Beatles.
To commemorate the release of The Beatles “Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts
Club Band” album 50 years ago, French-language rock station Classic 21
temporarily relocated its on-air studio on June 1 to the iconic Synsound
recording studio in Brussels.
Gathered in the studio were presenter Marc Ysaye; studio owner, producer
and recording engineer Dan Lacksman and The Beatles-connoisseur Johan Ral.
The live broadcast was aired on public broadcaster RTBF’s Classic 21
channel between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. and included lots of anecdotes and interview
snippets about the recording of the legendary album.
Ysaye also explained the meaning behind some of the song titles on the
album, which was being rereleased in a special edition in celebration of the 50th
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