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Old 29th May 2012
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Sam was my favorite artist to work with, he was amazing in the studio. when we were working on these recordings there was little or no mixing, I used a Tele U47 on his vocals and this is still my preference on vocals. No eq and no compresson, RCA had 5 live chambers and I used them all on this recording. Its hard to find good live chambers thats one of the reasons I love mixing and recording at Capitol, they have 8 live chambers all sounding different. My personal favorite is No. 4. Sam and I became very good friends and Im sorry to say I had dinner with him the night he was shot. If you need more info on this please let me know. Al