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Geoff Emerick Has Passed Away Aged 72.
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I know there's a thread dedicated to recent deaths, but I thought Geoff Emerick deserved his own page.

Thoughts go to his friends and family.

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/geoff-emerick-beatles-engineer-dead-obituary-732363/

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Ouch! : (
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3 October 2018
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Not good news. An absolutely instrumental person in the Beatles' success. RIP Geoff, and condolences to the family

Oh, by the way, this post was made by The Hole Got Fixed!

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Here, There, and Everywhere is such a great read. I credit that book with a lot of my developing interest in the band, which, of course, runs parallel to my developing interest in music. He really was a very imaginative engineer and a huge part of some of the great sound of the back half of their career. RIP Geoff.

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3 October 2018
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I feel very grateful that so many of the people who were involved in one of the great stories of 20th-century popular music either wrote or contributed their time and recollections to books between the 1960s and...well, very recently. One by one they are leaving us. I know some of those books are contentious, but many of them are valuable even so. 

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Sleep easy, Geoff. Your legacy is secure in the eternal magic of The Beatles.

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RIP Geoff, thanks for risking your job and helping make history apple01

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RIP. True legend.

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Sad news. Thank you for making the albums from Revolver onwards a real treat to listen to with your brilliant engineering. R.I.P. Geoff apple01heart

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RIP Geoff 

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4 October 2018
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Regardless of the accuracy of his memory, he was an actual pioneer in recording history, going way beyond his remit as an engineer. We take many of his ideas for granted now, showing how much can be done with limited means and the power of imagination and improvisation.

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I know this in an old page, but since I'm starting to get back on this website I wanted to say a few things in remembrance of Geoff.

A year ago in 2017, I went to a Beatles festival called Abbey Road on the River. One of the guests was none other then Geoff himself, selling copies of his autographed book. I didn't buy the book because I didn't have the money, nor did I have the courage to even say anything to him, but just being in the presence of a 'Beatle person' and being able to look him in the eyes was an amazing experience.

After the festival, I looked up more about him because I was curious. He seemed like such a nice guy, even if his book wasn't the most accurate, and he was a part of Beatles history. 

R.I.P. Geoff, you will be forever missed.

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18 November 2018
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RIP Geoff. Thank you for your contributions to my all time favourite band. 

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Should have said this earlier.

I don't know a lot about him, but I know he was an amazing person. We'll miss you, Geoff. 

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TheWalrusWasBrian said
Should have said this earlier.

I don't know a lot about him, but I know he was an amazing person. We'll miss you, Geoff.   

Ditto for me. 

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