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Methods A Gun for Sale from this but instead was treated to a rather boring rundown that reads like a checklist of events without much elaboration Having spent the lastew years plowing through rock book after rock biography by the true masters only to walk away Archetype (Archetype, feeling inundated with sex and drug exploits while being short changed on the musical end of the adventure the reason I picked the book up in theirst place This one is uite the opposite In the 60 s 70s and 80 s Glyn Johns engineered and produced the best of them The Beatles Stones Small Faces Steve Miller Joe Cocker Zeppelin and the Eagles get mentioned in the irst breathLeon Russel Humble Pie The Band the Who and even The Clash have turned to Johns or their music Nothing too revealing here regarding anyones nasty habits although work habits and creativity in the studio will keep you busy A Gun for Sale for the almost three hundred pages you willly through For ardent rock People of the Book fans this is a real treat. Tory including the Stones’irst European tour Jimi Hendrix’s appearance at Albert Hall in London and the Beatles’ inal performance on the roof of their Savile Row recording studioJohns’s career has been long and prolific and he’s still at it over the last two decades he has worked with Crosby Stills Nash; Emmylou Harris; Linda Ronstadt; Band of Horses; and most recently Ryan Adams Sound Man provides a irsthand glimpse into the art of making music and reveals how the industry like musicians themselves has changed since those reewheeling irst years of rock and ro.
S himself wanted to be a singer and started out with a single or two to his name before he Fear the Darkness (Brigid Quinn, found his niche as a producer What I did like was Johns admitting at times he was wrong about a certain artist or less judging a book by its cover Hisirst meeting with Clapton didn t go over too well and thought he was lazy and all but over career wise due to drugs but Clapton was called upon to do some guitar studio work with Johns and the two became tight So Johns was also a teacher as well in the studio I had always heard he was a harsh taskmaster but he was liked things his way which tended to work most of the time and the man got results with all the award winning albums he has produced containing songs still heard on classic rock radio I ve never read a memoir that Tarot Says Beware (Herculeah Jones Mysteries, focused on the mundane and relegated all the interesting stories to a reference in a single sentence here or there I was hoping to glean some of Johns experience and studio. Entertaining and observant memoir Johns takes us on a tour of his world during the heady years of the sixties with beguiling stories that will delight musicans the world over he remembers helping to get the Steve Miller Band released rom jail shortly after their arrival in London he recalls his impressions of John and Yoko during the Let It Be sessions and he recounts running into Bob Dylan at JFK and being asked to work on a collaborative album with him the Stones and the Beatles which never came to pass Johns was there during some of the most iconic moments in rock his.
This book was a bit too much I was there and not enough here s what happened How exciting that Gyn John s recorded all these amazing songs and albums but he dropped two stars with me INSTANTLY when he mentioned leaving in a huff the McCartney Wings Red Rose Speedway sessions but gave NO DETAILS why I try to read as many interviews and biographies as I can about poprock recording sessions but I would say save your money and wait a ew years Afterlands for a used copy on eBay Sorry Glyn I preordered it and everything Incredible historyrom a man who helped invent rock and roll Love the book it just could have used a couple exclamation points Johns autobiography touches upon every musician and band he engineered or produced over a 50 year career in the business He has worked with such bands as The Beatles The Rolling Stones Led Zeppelin The Small Faces Humble Pie The Faces The Eagles and Eric Clapton just to name a Deutschlandreise few I wasn t aware that John. Born just outside London in 1942 Glyn Johns was sixteen years old at the dawn of rock and roll His big break as a producer came on the Steve Miller Band’s debut album Children of the Future and he went on to engineer or produce iconic albumsor the best in the business Abbey Road with the Beatles Led Zeppelin’s and the Eagles’ debuts Who’s Next by the Who and many others Even impressive Johns was perhaps the only person on a given day in the studio who was entirely sober and so he is one of the most reliable and clear eyed insiders to tell these stories todayIn this.