Lou Reed, Mott the Hoople, Iggy Pop: their careers were given a major shot when David Bowie stepped in with some timely production help.
The passing of producer Phil Spector called up the darker parts of his troubled life. But his place in music can’t be disputed.
Tom Wilson was something of a rarity in rock: a black man producing music by white artists like Dylan, Zappa, and Velvet Underground. A look at his career.
Al Kooper has left his mark on some of the classic songs and albums of the 60s and 70s. We look at his time as a singer, player, and producer.