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News About a Legendary Producer

Friday 25
May 2012 @ 16:02

Switch on a classic rock station, and you are likely to hear a song Ken Scott worked on.

One of the preeminent recording engineers and producers of the 20th century, Ken has garnered Gold, Platinum, and Diamond record sales awards; multiple Grammy nominations; and even a Clio Award (for his recording of the classic Coke ad Id Like to Teach the World to Sing).

On June 6, his book, Abbey Road to Ziggy Stardust Off the Record with The Beatles, Bowie, Elton & So Much More, is being released. It shares Scotts intimate memories of collaborating with some of the most important artists of the 20th century, while crafting a sound that influenced generations of music makers.

Ken’s story, written with Bobby Owsinski, contains  with funny, provocative, and honest tales of the studio, stage, and even an infamous swimming pool incident. Plus, there are never-before-seen photographs and technical details.

A representative from the Alfred publishing company tells EJW that Ken, who is shown below, will be making a number of appearances. They are as follows:

 Breakfast With The Beatles (Chris Carter) – Sirius XM Radio show on June 3;  Breakfast With The Beatles (Andre Gardner) – Radio show – Philadelphia & Arizona on June 6 ; The Grammy Museum Ziggy Stardust screening with Q&A following June 5; The Grammy Museum The Talk:  Abbey Road to Ziggy Stardust presentation July 19; and Beatlefest 2012 in Chicago, running August 10-12.