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THOMAS, CHRIS.

Born in Perivale, Middlesex, 13 January 1947. Studied at the Royal Academy of Music; played in a lot of semi-pro groups such as Second Thoughts, with Patrick Campbell-Lyons (later Nirvana), Tony Duhig (Jade Warrior), John "Speedy' Keen (Thunderclap Newman). "I'm Finding It Rough', co-written by Thomas and Campbell-Lyons, recorded by the Everly Bros '67. Started his real career as office boy at George Martins Air studios.

Producer/ engineer of f.e.;

Climax Blues Band (first four LPs),

The Beatles (White Album),

Quiver, (Gone in the Morning '72, with of course Tim Renwick),

Procol Harum (70 till 73),

Mick Abrahams Band,

Pink Floyd (The Darside , mixing supervisor),

Brian Ferry,

Roxy Music (73, Siren 75 & Viva 76),

John Cale, (live playing keyboards),

Brian Eno,

Sex Pistols (Never Mind the Bollocks 76 & Anarchy In The UK '77),

Pete Townsend (80 & 82),

The Pretenders (Pretenders 80, 81, 84, 94),

Paul McCartney (Wings Over America, Back to Egg; 79 again in '99 with Dave),

Elton John (81, 82, 83, 88, 89 92),

Human League (Hysteria '84, co-prod. with Hugh Padgham),

INXS (85, Kick; 87, X; 90),

Tom Robbinson,

Lethal Weapon 3 (92),

Shakespeare Sister,

Lion King (94),

Pulp (Different Class '95),

David Gilmour On An Island ('06).

 


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