Beechwood Park

Album: Odessey And Oracle (1968)
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Songfacts®:

  • Beechwood Park is in Flamstead, Hertfordshire, England, near where the band is from.
  • The intro guitar was run through a Leslie cabinet, which contains a rotating horn, thus the swirling effect. The Leslie effect was also used by Eric Clapton and George Harrison. >>
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    Tobbe - Uddevalla, Sweden
  • Zombies bassist Chris White wrote this song. In The Guardian (February 22, 2008), he explained: "Beechwood Park is a real place. My father owned a general store in Hertfordshire and he used to deliver to a private girls' school called Beechwood Park. I remember driving round there and seeing steam rising off the road in the summer after rain."

Comments: 3

  • Berkogal from BerkoBeechwood Park is now a co-ed prep school and still is very beautiful.
  • Jamie from Toronto, OnThe intro guitar is not being run through a leslie. it is being run through the tremolo unit of a guitar amplifier, most likely the tremolo of a fender twin reverb.
  • Christibe from Dayville, CtHauntingly Beautiful
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