Coffee Break: Electric Lady Studios

Thom Yorke
Electric Lady studios (Ebru Yildiz / Courtesy Beggars)

Electric Lady Studios opened in New York City 50 years ago this week, on August 26, 1970.

Jimi Hendrix commissioned the studios in 1968 and recorded there for about ten weeks before his death that year. The studios have been used by many incredible artists over the years including Led Zeppelin, Stevie Wonder, David Bowie, U2, Erykah Badu, The White Stripes, Lana Del Rey and Patti Smith.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that were recorded at Electric Lady Studios?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played

David Bowie - Fame
St. Vincent - New York
Weezer - Buddy Holly
Metric - Breathing Underwater
Patti Smith - Gloria
Albert Hammond Jr. - GfC
D'Angelo - Untitled (How Does It Feel)
LCD Soundsystem - (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang


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