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Glyn Johns (born February 15, 1942 in Epsom, Surrey, England) is a recording engineer and record producer. February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... Epsom is a town in the borough of Epsom and Ewell in Surrey, England, to the south of Greater London. ... Not to be confused with Surry. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... An Audio Engineer is a person recording, editing, manipulating, mixing and mastering sound by technical means. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ...


He has worked with such artists as The Eagles The Beatles, The Steve Miller Band, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Family, Eric Clapton, The Clash, Midnight Oil and the Blue Öyster Cult, plus Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris, New Model Army, Belly, Helen Watson and many others. The Eagles are an American rock music group that originally came together in Los Angeles, California in the early 1970s. ... The Beatles were an English rock band from Liverpool whose members were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. ... Steve Miller is a blues and rock and roll guitarist and performer. ... Led Zeppelin were an English rock band who formed in 1968. ... “Rolling Stones” redirects here. ... It has been suggested that Bob Pridden be merged into this article or section. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Eric Patrick Clapton CBE (born 30 March 1945), nicknamed Slowhand, is a Grammy Award winning English guitarist, singer and composer, who is one of the most successful musicians of the 20th century,[1] garnering an unprecedented three inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... The Clash were an English punk rock band who were active from 1976 to 1986. ... Midnight Oil was an Australian rock band active from the early 1970s until 2002. ... Blue Öyster Cult is an American rock band formed in 1967 and still active in 2007. ... Linda Marie Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is a multi-Grammy-winning, multi-platinum selling, and Emmy Award-winning American singer. ... Emmylou Harris (b. ... New Model Army are a British rock band. ... Belly was a musical band formed in 1991 by former Throwing Muses members Tanya Donelly (also in The Breeders with Kim Deal) and Fred Abong. ... Helen Watson is a singer-songwriter whose oeuvre encompasses blues, soul, jazz and folk. ...


After an ill-fated singing career in the 1960s with the band The Presidents, Johns began working as a recording studio engineer at IBC Studios, Portland Place, London. In 1969, Johns was called upon to rescue the troublesome Get Back sessions for The Beatles. Johns compiled several versions of the album, which were all rejected by the band, before the project was eventually turned over to producer Phil Spector. Spector's version became the released album, which was retitled Let It Be. The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... A recording studio is a facility for sound recording. ... An Audio Engineer is a person recording, editing, manipulating, mixing and mastering sound by technical means. ... The IBC Recording Studios (IBC: International Broadcasting Company) were recording studios in 35 Portland Place, London, England. ... Portland Place is a street in the Marylebone district of central London. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... Let It Be is the twelfth and final album by The Beatles, released on May 8, 1970 by the bands own Apple Records label. ... The Beatles were an English rock band from Liverpool whose members were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. ... Harvey Phillip Spector (born December 26, 1939) is an American musician, songwriter, and record producer. ... Let It Be is the twelfth and final album by the Beatles, released on May 8, 1970 by the bands own Apple Records label. ...


Johns' subsequent work on the first three albums by country-rock group The Eagles, was fundamental in establishing the group's sound and style. Eagles are an American rock band that was formed in Los Angeles, California in the early 1970s. ...


Glyn Johns is the father of Ethan Johns and the older brother of Andy Johns, both accomplished producers in their own right. Ethan has worked with acts such as Ryan Adams and the Kings of Leon, and Andy has worked with acts such as The Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix, either on his own or under the tutelage of Eddie Kramer. He was also the engineer for Brian Jones' soundtrack to Mord und totschlag(A degree of murder). Son of legendary producer, Glyn Johns (Rolling Stones, Eagles) Ethan Johns is also a music producer who has worked with such artists such as Ryan Adams, Kings of Leon, Ray LaMontagneas well as Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt and others. ... Andy Johns, younger brother of famous Olympic Studios engineer Glyn Johns and uncle of Kings of Leon and Ryan Adams producer Ethan Johns (son of Glyn Johns) is a prolific engineer and producer. ... Not to be confused with Bryan Adams Ryan Adams (born David Ryan Adams on November 5, 1974) is an alt-country/rock singer-songwriter from Jacksonville, North Carolina. ... Kings of Leon are a rock band made up of three brothers and a cousin, based in Mt. ... “Rolling Stones” redirects here. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... Eddie Kramer is an audio engineer and producer who has worked with Led Zeppelin, Kiss, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Peter Frampton, Curtis Mayfield, Santana, Anthrax, Carly Simon and Robin Trower. ...


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He mixed a 5.1 SACD version of the classic Eric Clapton album, "Slowhand" at Sphere Studios Super Audio CD (SACD) is a read-only optical audio disc format aimed at providing much higher fidelity digital audio reproduction than the compact disc. ... Eric Patrick Clapton CBE (born 30 March 1945), nicknamed Slowhand, is a Grammy Award winning English guitarist, singer and composer, who is one of the most successful musicians of the 20th century,[1] garnering an unprecedented three inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... Slowhand is an album by Eric Clapton, released in 1977 (see 1977 in music). ... Sphere Studios Sphere Studios, launched in 2000, is a large modern recording studio in Battersea in London, United Kingdom. ...


In the movie Almost Famous, it is said that the fictious band Stillwater declined to use Johns as their producer for their song "Fever Dog". Almost Famous is a film written and directed by Cameron Crowe and released in 2000. ...


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Glyn Johns - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (217 words)
Glyn Johns (born 1942 in Epsom, England) is a recording engineer and record producer who has worked with such artists as The Beatles, The Steve Miller Band, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, The Clash, Midnight Oil and the Blue Öyster Cult Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris and others.
Johns compiled several versions of the album, which were all rejected by the band, before the project was eventually turned over to producer Phil Spector.
Glyn Johns is the father of Ethan Johns, also an accomplished producer who has worked with acts such as Ryan Adams and the Kings of Leon.
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