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By Phill Brown

(Book). From the author's first glimpse of a mystical recording studio within the mid-1960s up via a hectic profession that keeps to the current day, this rollicking tale can simply learn by means of those who werethere. because the younger tape operator on periods for the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, and Joe Cocker on the famed Olympic Sound Studios in London, Phill realized the ropes from skilled engineers and manufacturers akin to Glyn Johns and Eddie Kramer. Phill quickly labored his method up engineering periods for Mott the Hoople, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, Bob Marley and plenty of different lendary rockers. He ultimately turned a contract engineer/producer and labored with Roxy track, move West, speak speak, and Robert Plant. yet greater than a recollection of partaking in essentially the most valuable track of the previous forty years, this can be a man's trip via lifestyles as Phill struggles to stability his domestic and kin with a task the place drug abuse, chaos, rampant egos, greed, lies and the more and more invasive checklist enterprise take their toll. it is also a cautionary story, the place lengthy workdays and what as soon as gave the look of risk free indulgences turn into well-being hazards, but finally supply a time to mirror again on.

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