November 18, 2014

Nashville Scene: In Sound Man Glyn Johns recalls his many encounters with rock ‘n’ roll royalty

“In the opening pages of his memoir, Sound Man, record producer Glyn Johns offers his answer to the question of what exactly a record producer does: ‘You just have to have an opinion and the ego to express it more convincingly than anyone else. Every time I start another project, I wonder if I am going to get found out.’

“That self-deprecating wit is a hallmark of his reflections on more than five decades in the music business. More of a collection of anecdotes than a true autobiography, Sound Man devotes little space to Johns’ personal life, instead focusing on vivid memories of a lifetime spent in the studio with a who’s who of classic rock artists, including The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Eric Clapton, the Eagles, The Clash and more.”

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