Behind the Boards II: The Making of Rock 'n' Roll's Greatest Records Revealed

Behind the Boards II: The Making of Rock 'n' Roll's Greatest Records Revealed

by Jake Brown

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The initial volume of Behind the Boards was the first definitive rock-record producer's anthology of its kind, taking music fans and those interested in sound recording inside the studio to experience the creation of life-changing music! Behind the Boards II: The Making of Rock 'n' Roll's Greatest Records Revealed takes fans inside the creation of still more legendary rock gems, including “Hotel California” by the Eagles; “Should I Stay or Should I Go?” by the Clash; “Rocketman” by Elton John; “Ziggy Stardust” by David Bowie; “Start Me Up” by the Rolling Stones; “The Thrill Is Gone” by B.B. King; “Take a Walk on the Wild Side” by Lou Reed; such Beatles classics as “I Am the Walrus ” “Helter Skelter ” and “Give Peace a Chance”; as well as still more hits by Def Leppard, Billy Idol, Stevie Ray Vaughan George Thorogood, the Police, Jackson Browne, Survivor, Foo Fighters the Stone Roses Ozzy Osbourne Heart, Joe Satriani, Rick Derringer, Peter Frampton, Huey Lewis&the News, Tool, Jon Bon Jovi, Daughtry, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Lenny Kravitz, Tracy Chapman, Steve Miller, Simple Minds, Foreigner, and many more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781480392595
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Publication date: 05/01/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Jake Brown (Nashville, TN) is an award-winning music biographer. His catalog consists of 35 published books since 2001, including authorized books cowritten with living guitar legend Joe Satriani, 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee HEART, celebrated rock drummer Kenny Aronoff, and heavy metal icon Motorhead and the late hip-hop pioneer Tupac Shakur. Also to Brown's credit is the Nashville Songwriter Anthology – featuring interviews with Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, and more – and he has appeared on national television networks, including FUSE TV and the Bloomberg Channel.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgment ix

Chapter 1 The Long Run-Bill Szymczyk 1

Chapter 2 Rocket Man-Ken Scott 25

Chapter 3 In Step-Jim Gaines 47

Chapter 4 I Wanna Dance with Somebody-Narada Michael Walden 77

Chapter 5 Hysteria-Mike Shipley 91

Chapter 6 Rebel Yell-Keith Forsey 111

Chapter 7 Tuesday Night Music Club-Bill Bottrell 129

Chapter 8 Magic Man-Mike Flicker 143

Chapter 9 Eye of the Tiger-Frankie Sullivan 159

Chapter 10 Stars Me Up-Chris Kimsey 177

Chapter 11 Bloodletting-Chris Tsangarides 193

Chapter 12 Times Like These-Nick Raskulinecz 203

Chapter 13 Building the Perfect Beast-Danny Kortchmar 219

Chapter 14 Bay 7-Howard Benson 237

Chapter 15 Don't Stand So Close to Me-Nigel Gray 259

Chapter 16 Rock the Casbah-Joe Blaney 273

About the Author 293

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