The producer’s role can vary from George Martin’s inspired guidance of the Beatles to Phil Spector’s dictatorial insistence on his signature sound; from Rick Rubin’s gentle coaxing that brought Johnny Cash back to greatness to the fierce creative independence of artist-producers like Joni Mitchell and Prince.
Paul Anka tells the story of how he wrote “My Way” for Frank Sinatra by trying to imagine himself as Frank, and writing as if he were him.
Lester Smith explains microphone technology using real microphones from Abbey Road Studios.
By Glee Cast
Dream On (Glee Cast Version) [feat. Neil Patrick Harris]