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Legendary 60s Producer Joe Boyd

The Sohemian Society Presents
Joe Boyd in Conversation – Part 2

The Sohemian Society is pleased to welcome back legendary 1960s Record Producer Joe Boyd to talk about the musicians he worked with in the 1960s, Nick Drake, Syd Barrett and Fairport Convention among others, and his film career as head of music for films in Hollywood.

Born in Boston in 1942, he graduated from Harvard in 1964. After university, he worked as a production and tour manager for George Wein in Europe where he traveled with Muddy Waters, Coleman Hawkins, Stan Getz and others; and at Newport where he supervised Bob Dylan’s electric debut. In 1966, he opened UFO, London’s psychedelic ballroom.

His first record production was four tracks by “Eric Clapton and the Powerhouse” for Elektra in 1966. He went on to produce Pink Floyd, Nick Drake, The Incredible String Band, Fairport Convention, Sandy Denny, Richard & Linda Thompson, Maria Muldaur, Toots and the Maytals, REM, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, 10,000 Maniacs, Billy Bragg, Cubanismo, Taj Mahal and many others.

As head of music for Warner Brothers Films, he organized the scoring of Deliverance, Clockwork Orange and McCabe and Mrs Miller and made Jimi Hendrix, a feature-length documentary. He later went into partnership with Don Simpson to develop film projects. He helped set up Lorne Michaels’ “Broadway Pictures” in 1979-1980, then started Hannibal Records, which he ran for 20 years. In 1988, he was Executive Producer of the feature film Scandal.
In 2006, Joe published a memoir "White Bicycles: Making Music in the Sixties". It received high critical praise and has sold 75,000 copies world wide and has been translated into 6 languages. He has toured widely in the UK and US with Robyn Hitchcock in the show "Live and Direct from the 1960s" in which he reads and talks and Robyn sings the appropriate songs. He has also produced concerts in celebration of Nick Drake, Kate McGarrigle, Syd Barrett, Fairport Convention and the Incredible String Band. Recordings of the Drake and McGarrigle concerts will be released in the first half of 2013.

Upstairs at the King and Queen, 1 Foley Street W1
3rd June, 7.30
Admission £4


The Sohemian Society Presents
Joe Boyd in Conversation – Part 2

The Sohemian Society is pleased to welcome back legendary 1960s Record Producer Joe Boyd to talk about the musicians he worked with in the 1960s, Nick Drake, Syd Barrett and Fairport Convention among others, and his film career as head of music for films in Hollywood.

Born in Boston in 1942, he graduated from Harvard in 1964. After university, he worked as a production and tour manager for George Wein in Europe where he traveled with Muddy Waters, Coleman Hawkins, Stan Getz and others; and at Newport where he supervised Bob Dylan’s electric debut. In 1966, he opened UFO, London’s psychedelic ballroom.

His first record production was four tracks by “Eric Clapton and the Powerhouse” for Elektra in 1966. He went on to produce Pink Floyd, Nick Drake, The Incredible String Band, Fairport Convention, Sandy Denny, Richard & Linda Thompson, Maria Muldaur, Toots and the Maytals, REM, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, 10,000 Maniacs, Billy Bragg, Cubanismo, Taj Mahal and many others.

As head of music for Warner Brothers Films, he organized the scoring of Deliverance, Clockwork Orange and McCabe and Mrs Miller and made Jimi Hendrix, a feature-length documentary. He later went into partnership with Don Simpson to develop film projects. He helped set up Lorne Michaels’ “Broadway Pictures” in 1979-1980, then started Hannibal Records, which he ran for 20 years. In 1988, he was Executive Producer of the feature film Scandal.
In 2006, Joe published a memoir "White Bicycles: Making Music in the Sixties". It received high critical praise and has sold 75,000 copies world wide and has been translated into 6 languages. He has toured widely in the UK and US with Robyn Hitchcock in the show "Live and Direct from the 1960s" in which he reads and talks and Robyn sings the appropriate songs. He has also produced concerts in celebration of Nick Drake, Kate McGarrigle, Syd Barrett, Fairport Convention and the Incredible String Band. Recordings of the Drake and McGarrigle concerts will be released in the first half of 2013.

Upstairs at the King and Queen, 1 Foley Street W1
3rd June, 7.30
Admission £4


Speaker(s):

Mr Joe Boyd | talks

 

Date and Time:

3 June 2013 at 7:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

The Wheatsheaf
25 Rathbone Place
London
W1T 1DG
020 8960 7172

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Organised by:

Sohemian Society
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Tickets:

£4

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From door on evening.

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Contact David.Fogarty@prsformusic.com

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