Off the Record with the Beatles, Bowie, Elton, and so much more
by Ken Scott and Bobby Owsinski, $24.99, hardcover
Streets June 6
Ken Scott, who as probably already know, is one of only 5 main engineers that worked with The Beatles. Abbey Road to Ziggy Stardust is Ken Scott’s official memoir that’s peppered with both provocative and humorous anecdotes and tech shop-talk to satisfy the most ardent fans and industry insiders alike.
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June 6 is a significant date for music fans worldwide. It’s the 50th anniversary of The Beatles first recording session at Abbey Road Studios and the 40th anniversary of the release of The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars.
National press campaign planned around 40th anniversary of Ziggy Stardust release on June 6, 2012.
Book includes never-before-told stories of The Beatles, David Bowie and Elton John with many never-before-seen photographs.
The reason why he’s a great producer is because he’s true to what the band is. He made our ideas come alive and he did it in a way which made some really screwed up personalities at the time forget that stuff and do what we had to do.
-Terry Bozzio: Drummer, Missing Persons
Ken became a part of the team latterly, which over the years recorded the band to such a high standard - a standard that remains a benchmark today. I was lucky to have Ken to assist me during that period of extraordinary creativity.
I'm still your greatest admirer!
-John McLaughlin: Mahavishnu Orchestra
I credit Ken for probably one of the most thrilling recording experiences I have ever had. And all of us would agree that was probably one of the high spots of our recording achievements.
-Roger Hodgson: Supertramp
I learned to stay calm under pressure from Ken. He was always unflappable, which is a trait that he passed on to me.
The music just had a certain sophistication sonically that the other jazz records didn’t. Man that was great, so I said, “I gotta have that.”