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Bedtime Stories
Tuesday August 24th, 2021 with Chris Lyne
The Story Of The Legendary Recording Studios At Le Chateau d'Herouville, France.

The Story Of The Legendary Recording Studios At Le Chateau d'Herouville, France. An epic tale of Amour, Imagination and Reves. And of tragedy. We'll hear how Michel Magne, a renowned French film score composer, fell in love with and bought a dilapidated chateau to the north of Paris, imagining himself writing and recording his TV and film soundtracks in a studio that he would build there. By the mid-60s the chateau had attracted the interest of his many friends and colleagues in the French arts world, some of whom recorded music of their own in the chateau's studios. As his dream developed further, the studios added increasingly sophisticated and expensive recording equipment. And then Magne hit upon a novel idea: to convert part of the chateau into residential quarters, enabling artists to record and stay on site, the first of its kind in France. And so began the chateau's most prolific recording period, attracting a wide range of artists and bands from overseas. We'll hear a selection of tracks from albums and tracks recorded there. We'll hear, too, how Michel Magne's dream began to go wrong and how he, and the studios themselves, were to eventually fall silent.
One Page Story (show theme)
Chris Lyne - Chapter 4 (2020) - Unreleased Canadian
Pays De L'Amour
The April Orchestra - The April Orchestra Presente Michel Magne (vol 21) (1977) - CBS
The Border
Nicolas Godin - Concrete And Glass (2020) - NCLS
Childhood's End
Pink Floyd - Obscured By Clouds (soundtrack to La Vallee) (1972) - Harvest
Suzie (Dramas)
Elton John - Honky Ch√Ęteau (1972) - DJM
Help Me Some (recorded in 1970)
Memphis Slim with Buddy Guy - Southside Reunion (2004) - Maison De Blues
Title Track
Chet Baker - Two A Day (1979) - All Life
Planetary Citizen
John McLaughlin - Inner Worlds (1976) - CBS
Wet Cheese Delerium
Gong - Camembert Electrique (1971) - BYG
Visionary Mountains
Joan Armatrading - Whatever's For Us (1972) - Cube
OS 452
Edgar Froese - Macula Transfer (1976) - Brain
Always Crashing In The Same Car
David Bowie - Low (1977) - RCA
Sister Midnight
Iggy pop - The Idiot (1977) - RCA
Sensitive To Light
Rainbow - Long Live Rock and Roll (1978) - Polydor
Where Have All The Good Times Gone
David Bowie - Pin Ups (1973) - RCA
The Border (Pierre Rousseau Mix)
Nicolas Godin - Concrete And Glass (2020) - NCLS
https://www.franceculture.fr/emissions/continent-musiques/fugue-et-variations-nicolas-godin-herouville
Interactive CKCU
Chris Lyne (host)
Good evening everyone Welcome to this evening's edition of Bedtime Stories. This show was originally recorded in the summer of 2020 for CKCU to pop anywhere into the schedule where a fill-in was needed. The Chateau's studios played host to artists from around the world, but I couldn't find any references to Canadian artists recording there, apart from one band member. So, rule providing exception,. there is an absence of Canadian content, which will be remedied next time. Merci, Chris

9:57 PM, August 24th, 2021