|Birth name||Anthony C. Bongiovi|
|Born||September 7, 1947|
Raritan, New Jersey, U.S.
|Occupation(s)||Record producer, recording engineer, electrical & acoustical engineer|
Anthony C. Bongiovi (born September 7, 1947) is an American record producer and recording engineer.
Bongiovi has produced records by Gloria Gaynor, Talking Heads, Aerosmith ( Classics Live ), and the Ramones ( Rocket to Russia and Leave Home ).Early in his career, as an engineer, he worked the console for a number of sessions with Jimi Hendrix, as well as some of Hendrix's posthumous releases under producer Alan Douglas.
In 1977, Bongiovi and his partner Bob Walters built The Power Station recording studio, a recording studio renowned as one of the finest acoustic environments for recording in the world.He is the Managing Director and co-founder of Bongiovi Acoustics.
He is a cousin of Jon Bon Jovi, who is the lead singer of the band Bon Jovi.
John Francis Bongiovi Jr., known professionally as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, philanthropist, and actor. He is best known as the founder and frontman of the Grammy Award-winning rock band Bon Jovi, which was formed in 1983. He has released 15 studio albums with his band as well as two solo albums.
Richard Stephen Sambora is an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer, best known as the lead guitarist of the rock band Bon Jovi for 30 years. He and lead singer Jon Bon Jovi formed the main songwriting unit for the band. He has also released three solo albums: Stranger in This Town in 1991, Undiscovered Soul in 1998, and Aftermath of the Lowdown released in September 2012.
Skid Row was an Irish blues rock band of the late 1960s and early 1970s, based in Dublin and fronted by bass guitarist Brendan "Brush" Shiels. It was the first band in which future Thin Lizzy members Phil Lynott and Gary Moore played professionally.
Bruce Earl Fairbairn was a Canadian musician and international record producer from Vancouver, British Columbia. He was active as a producer from 1976 to 1999, and is considered one of the best of his era. His most successful productions are Slippery When Wet and New Jersey by Bon Jovi, Permanent Vacation, Pump, and Get a Grip by Aerosmith, The Razors Edge by AC/DC, and Balance by Van Halen, each of which sold at least five million copies. He was originally a trumpet player, then started a career as a record producer for Canadian rock band Prism. Fairbairn won the Canadian music industry Producer of the Year Juno Award three times. He produced albums for many well-known international artists such as Loverboy, Blue Öyster Cult, Bon Jovi, Poison, Aerosmith, AC/DC, Scorpions, Van Halen, Chicago, The Cranberries, INXS, Kiss and Yes. His style was notable for introducing dynamic horn arrangements into rock music productions. Fairbairn died suddenly on May 17, 1999 due to unknown causes.
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Domenico Monardo, known as Meco, is an American record producer and musician, as well as the name of his band or production team. Meco is best known for his 1977 space disco version of the Star Wars theme from his album Star Wars and Other Galactic Funk; both the single and album were certified platinum in the US.
Christmas in the Stars: Star Wars Christmas Album is a record album produced in 1980 by RSO Records. It features recordings of Star Wars-themed Christmas songs and stories about a droid factory where the robots make toys year-round for "S. Claus".
Jimmy Crespo is an American guitarist. He was the lead guitarist for Aerosmith from 1979 until 1984. He co-wrote "Rock in a Hard Place" with Steven Tyler, and has performed or recorded with Rod Stewart, Billy Squier, Meat Loaf, Stevie Nicks, Robert Fleischman, Rough Cutt, Renegade, Flame and others.
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Experience Gloria Gaynor is the second album by Gloria Gaynor, released in 1975 on MGM Records. The album charted in the US Billboard at #64 in the US Pop chart, and at #32 in the US R&B chart. The album failed to chart in the UK, the single "How High The Moon" was issued in the UK and peaked at #33.
Never Can Say Goodbye is the debut album by Gloria Gaynor, released on MGM Records in January 1975. It is most notable for including several early Disco recordings. The album charted in the US Billboard at number 25 in the US Pop chart, and at number 21 in the US R&B chart. In the UK the album peaked at number 32, "Never Can Say Goodbye" was released in the UK as a single and reached number 2 in early 1975.
Little Mountain Sound Studios is a music recording facility located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. During the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, it was the most successful recording studio in Western Canada and was the home for many years to producers Bruce Fairbairn and Bob Rock. Little Mountain recorded albums by Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, AC/DC, Metallica, Bryan Adams, Mötley Crüe, David Lee Roth, Loverboy, and the Cult among many others. In the mid 1990s Little Mountain would become part of Vancouver Studios; the facility would eventually evolve into Greenhouse Studios and would record albums by Nickelback, k.d. lang, Default, and Queensrÿche.
Roy Joel Cicala was an American producer, engineer, songwriter and musician. His body of work includes over 10 Platinum Records for producing, writing, engineering and management for talent from the 1970s through to 2014.
Hard Rock Treasures is a documentary film about Don "The Indiana Jones of Rock 'n' Roll" Bernstine from Hard Rock Cafe, when he visits musicians to try to get memorabilia from them.
This is a select discography for Jeff Beck, the English rock guitarist who has played with numerous groups including The Yardbirds, The Jeff Beck Group, and Beck, Bogert & Appice.
"All I Need Is Your Sweet Lovin'" is a song by American singer Gloria Gaynor, released in August 1975. It was written by Bobby Flax and Larry Lambert, and the single charted at number forty-four on the UK Singles Chart.
Gregory Calbi is an American mastering engineer at Sterling Sound, New Jersey, United States.
George Marino was an American mastering engineer known for working on albums by rock bands starting in the late 1960s. Marino mastered and remastered thousands of albums in over forty years. He started his career at Capitol Records and was there from 1967 to 1971, then became a partner in the Record Plant's Master Cutting Room from 1971 to 1973. Marino spent the vast majority of his career mastering at Sterling Sound from 1973 until his death in 2012.
Harry Maslin is an American record producer, recording/mixing engineer, and studio owner/designer.