Johnny O'Keefe on recording 'Shout'

Title:
Johnny O'Keefe on recording 'Shout'
Category:
NFSA ID:
525121
Year:
1977
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Johnny O'Keefe talks with ABC Radio's Terry Malcolm in 1977 about recording 'Shout' in the 1950s. They discuss changes in recording techniques, with O'Keefe telling an entertaining anecdote about placing a speaker in the women's toilets to obtain the desired echo sound on the record. He also candidly admits that the song was written in such a high-pitched key he felt he only had one chance to get it right in the studio.