Friday, November 21, 2014

Glyn Johns Sound Man

The man behind the control board. He's produced and engineered Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan, The Who and was the voice that convinced The Beatles to play their final moments together up on the roof. From the I Heart Radio Studio I'm Unplugged and Totally Uncut with the very humble Glyn Johns Glyn Johns' work as a producer and engineer of the most seminal rock and roll records of his time not only contributed to an unsurpassed string of hits, but helped to define a sound of a generation. Many of the artists with whom he worked—The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, among many others—have stood the test of time and are considered classics of the genre. Beloved albums like Abbey Road and Led Zeppelin and tracks such as “My Generation” and “Sympathy for the Devil” number among Johns’ extensive and impressive discography. For the first time, in his memoir SOUND MAN: A Life Recording Hits with the Rolling Stones, the Who, Led Zeppelin, the Eagles, Eric Clapton, the Faces… , Johns opens up about his life and career in the studio, contributing to the annals of music history and sharing anecdotes that will delight music fans the world over.

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