B40811 – Hurricane Smith Beautiful Day Beautiful Night EMI Studios Acetate (UK)


An original single sided 7 inch EMI Studios acetate containing a recording of the Hurricane Smith Song entitled ‘Beautiful Day Beautiful Night’.  The acetate is on the blank EMI Studios label with handwritten details.  There are a few light surface marks.  The condition is very good plus.

Norman ‘Hurricane’ Smith was an recording engineer.  He worked on all the EMI Studios recordings of The Beatles until the summer of 1965when he was promoted to a producer.  In 1971 using the pseudonym Hurricane he recorded his first single Don’t Let It Die which was a demo of a song he had written for John Lennon.  He enjoyed success in 1972 with ‘Oh Babe What Would you Say’ reaching number 4 in the UK charts, however subsequent successful releases proved elusive.

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