Vintage “copy of mixes” 10″ tape reel of the Who’s 1975 Tommy soundtrack. Affixed to the box is a large Air Recording Studios label, dated December 4, 1974, and hand-notated with relevant information and technical data, including: “Artist: The Who, Speed: 15 IPS, Dolby: No.” A total of eight tracks are listed, including ‘Overture edited version,’ ‘Pinball,’ ‘Extra Extra,’ and ‘Amazing Journey.’ In overall fine condition. An interesting collection of selections from the soundtrack, including the ‘Overture,’ featuring samples from several of Tommy’s most famous songs, as well as ‘Pinball Wizard.’ The master reels for the soundtrack travelled extensively as the soundtrack for the film was being recorded at Air Studios, while Pete Townshend was mixing the film directly on the soundstage. Originates from the personal collection of legendary engineer and producer Ron Nevison. RR Auction COA. Learn more about Ron Nevison.These tapes are being sold as a historical artifact and no copyright to the recorded material is claimed nor transferred by the auction house. Originates from the personal collection of legendary engineer and producer Ron Nevison.
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