Glyn Johns spent his life working as an engineer and producer for the most successful bands to emerge from the classic rock era. Sound Man presents a highlight reel of his life behind the recording studio glass. This story is an upbeat, steady read that bounces through 50 years of music-making, encompassing the entirety of the British classic rock era.
If you listen to any standard classic rock radio station in any town in America, odds are you’ll hear at least one song that Glyn Johns was involved in in between every commercial break. Johns’s career was at its peak from the mid-‘60s through the ‘70s, and a tiny sample of his work includes engineering work with the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Neil Young, and the Small Faces, and production work with the Eagles, the Who, Fairport Convention, Steve Miller, and Eric Clapton.
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