Behind the boards II : the making of rock 'n' roll's greatest records revealed /

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Brown, Jake.


Milwaukee, WI : Hal Leonard Books,, United States, p.viii, 292 pages ; 23 cm (2014)



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History and criticism., Interviews., Popular music, Production and direction, Sound recording executives and producers


The long run: Bill Szymczyk -- Rocket man: Ken Scott -- In step: Jim Gaines -- I wanna dance with somebody: Narada Michael Walden -- Hysteria: Mike Shipley -- Rebel yell: Keith Forsey -- Tuesday night music club: Bill Bottrell -- Magic man: Mike Flicker -- Eye of the tiger: Frankie Sullivan -- Start me up: Chris Kimsey -- Bloodletting: Chris Tsangarides -- Times like these: Nick Raskulinecz -- Building the perfect beast: Danny Kortchmar -- Bay 7: Howard Benson -- Don't stand so close to me: Nigel Gray -- Rock the casbah: Joe Blaney."The initial volume of Behind the Boards was the first definitive rock-record producer's anthology of its kind, taking music fans and those interested in sound recording inside the studio to experience the creation of life-changing music! Behind the Boards II: The Making of Rock 'n' Roll's Greatest Hits Revealed takes fans inside the creation of still more legendary rock gems, including Hotel California by the Eagles; Should I Stay or Should I Go? by the Clash; Rocketman by Elton John; Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie; Start Me Up by the Rolling Stones; The Thrill Is Gone by B.B. King; Take a Walk on the Wild Side by Lou Reed; such Beatles classics as I Am the Walrus, Helter Skelter, and Give Peace a Chance; as well as still more hits by Def Leppard, Billy Idol, Stevie Ray Vaughan, George Thorogood, the Police, Jackson Browne, Survivor, Foo Fighters, the Stone Roses, Ozzy Osbourne, Heart, Joe Satriani, Rick Derringer, Peter Frampton, Huey Lewis and the News, Tool, Jon Bon Jovi, Daughtry, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Lenny Kravitz, Tracy Chapman, Steve Miller, Simple Minds, Foreigner, and many more!"--Publisher description.