Chipping Norton Recording Studios

place and recording studio

Closed aged c. 28

Chipping Norton Recording Studios was a recording studio in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, which operated from 1971 until its closure in October 1999. The studios operated out of the former British Schools building, 28–30 New Street, which is a Grade II listed building. Songs that were recorded at the studio include "Baker Street" by Gerry Rafferty, "In The Army Now" by Status Quo, "Too Shy" by Kajagoogoo, "I Should Have Known Better" by Jim Diamond, "Perfect" by Fairground Attraction, "(I Just) Died in Your Arms" by Cutting Crew and "Bye, Bye, Baby (Baby Goodbye)" by the Bay City Rollers. Dexys Midnight Runners, Duran Duran, Marianne Faithfull, Wet Wet Wet, Jeff Beck, XTC, Barbara Dickson, Alison Moyet, The Supernaturals, The Long Ryders, Beverley Craven, Mark Owen, Freddie King, Level 42, The Proclaimers, Therapy?, Richard & Linda Thompson and Radiohead also recorded there.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

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Chipping Norton Recording Studios from 1971-1999. Status Quo, XTC, Gerry Rafferty, Duran Duran, Steve Winwood, Beverley Craven & Radiohead and many other acts recorded here.

Blue Horizon Studio, Chipping Norton, United Kingdom where it sited