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Alan Parsons

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Alan Parsons had dabbled with live performance in his late teens as a folk/blues acoustic player and as a lead guitarist with a blues band in the late sixties. But as soon as he landed a job at the famous Abbey Road Studios in London at the age of 19, it became clear that the world of sound recording was to dominate his career. He was fortunate enough to work as assistant engineer on the last two albums by The Beatles and after he qualified as a fully-fledged recording engineer, he went on to work with Paul McCartney and The Hollies among many others. But it was his contribution as engineer on Pink Floyd’s classic Dark Side Of The Moon that really got him world attention. That soon led to striking successes as a producer – notably with Pilot’s Magic, John Miles’ High Fly and Music, and Steve Harley’s (Come Up And See Me) Make Me Smile.


Top Songs

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  1. Jigue  -  22,577 plays
  2. Breakaway  -  20,732 plays
  3. Dreamscape  -  18,601 plays
    You can take me up, you can wind me down
    There's no escape, but I'll never drown
    No wires or strings, No rough and smooth
    Just fires and stings, Watch me closely, Watch my every move
    I can count your money while I check your hand
    Wine From The Water  -  17,518 plays
    Stand up, and with your hand on the Bible
    Tell the truth to one and all
    'Cause you know that feeling
    When you've got your back against the wall.
    My God, it's only Tuesday tomorrow
    Back Against The Wall  -  16,476 plays
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