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Andrew Loog Oldham

Biography

The longtime manager and producer from the Rolling Rocks, Andrew Loog Oldham promoted and nurtured the group’s notorious reputation because the bad boys from the Uk Invasion, orchestrating their ultimate rise to prominence because the “world’s greatest rock & roll band.” Delivered in Britain in 1944, Oldham originally attemptedto forge a executing profession of his very own, showing up under stage brands like “Sandy Seaside” and “Chancery Street” to small notice through the pop establishment. He shortly turned to functioning being a publicist within the make use of of Brian Epstein, afterwards coming into connection with the renowned American manufacturer Phil Spector, an integral impact on Oldham’s following dealings. An effusive Moving Rocks concert review motivated him to research the group additional, and after consuming a performance on the Crawdaddy membership in Richmond, Oldham started ingratiating himself in to the Rocks’ circle, steadily convincing these to break a handshake contract with impresario Giorgio Gomelsky to be able to allow him dominate their reins. Oldham instantly go about remaking the Rocks’ image, setting them being a sharpened contrast towards the clean-cut Beatles — snarling and unkempt, the group was built to strike dread within the hearts of suburban parents, their leering rebelliousness producing them quick favorites among teenage listeners. Producing their 1964 debut, The Moving Rocks (England’s Newest Hitmakers), Oldham helmed no less than four various other LPs for the group prior to the end of 1965 by itself; additionally, he shaped the Andrew Loog Oldham Orchestra release a symphonic albums including Takes on Lionel Bart’s Maggie Might and East Matches Western: Famous Strikes of the Seaside Boys as well as the Four Months. In 1965, he also created the Immediate label with Tony Calder; beneath the slogan “Pleased to Become a part of the Market of Human Joy,” the business became among the best-known indie brands in Britain, with an extraordinary roster of performers which included the tiny Faces, the Fine, John Mayall, and Chris Farlowe. Pursuing traditional albums like 1966’s Aftermath and 1967’s Between your Control keys, Oldham’s long-tenuous romantic relationship with the Rocks finally crumbled; by the finish of the 10 years, Immediate had announced bankruptcy aswell. He continuing to are a freelance manufacturer, helming albums for Donovan (1973’s Fact to Fact) and Humble Pie (1975’s Road Rats) before relocating to NEW YORK and assuming a little office within the famous Brill Building. Oldham attemptedto go back to the administration video game in 1978, support a Texas-based music group known as the Werewolves and making their self-titled debut LP, but getting little see for his efforts. Upon marrying a Colombian film superstar, he started spending increasingly more of his amount of time in Bogota. With the ’90s, she and Calder started producing plans to regenerate the Immediate imprint, and in 1995 the duo also released The Name of the overall game, a reserve about — of most topics — ABBA.

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Full Name Andrew Loog Oldham
Profession Author, Film producer, Music Producer, Talent manager, Impresario, Film Score Composer
Education Wellingborough School
Nationality English
Parents Andrew Loog
Awards Grammy Award for Best Historical Album
Music Songs May It’s Because I’m a Londoner, The Next House We’ll Turn the Screaming Down, Subconsciously Supernatural, Nice Tea, Interview
Movies Charlie Is My Darling


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1 Manager of The Rolling Stones, 1963-1967.
2 Is portrayed by Will Adamsdale in Stoned (2005)


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2015 TV Series producer - 1 episode
The Charlie Da Clown Show 2010 Short producer: "Paint It Black"
House M.D. 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Shine a Light 2008 Documentary writer: "As Tears Go By" - as Andrew Oldham
Salt of the Earth 2007 Video documentary writer: "As Tears Go By"
Eight Miles High 2007 lyrics: "As Tears Go By" - as Andrew Oldham / music: "As Tears Go By" - as Andrew Oldham
Nip/Tuck 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cold Case 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Marianne Faithfull: Dreaming My Dreams 2000 Video documentary writer: "As Tears Go By"
A Room for Romeo Brass 1999 writer: "Everything's Gonna Be Alright"
Fallen 1998 producer: "Time Is On My Side" - as Andrew Oldham
The Devil's Advocate 1997 producer: "Paint It Black" 1966 - as Andrew Oldham
Florentine 1997 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Mistah 1994 writer: "As Tears Go By"
Tour of Duty 1989 TV Series producer - 1 episode
Full Metal Jacket 1987 producer: "Paint It, Black"
Some Kind of Wonderful 1987 producer: "Miss Amanda Jones" - as Andrew Loog Oldman
Elvis kissan jäljillä 1987 writer: "As Tears Go By"
Made in U.S.A 1966 writer: "As Tears Go By"
Shindig! 1965-1966 TV Series writer - 3 episodes

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Rolling Stones: Charlie Is My Darling - Ireland 1965 2012 Documentary producer
Charlie Is My Darling 1966 Documentary producer

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Charlie Is My Darling 1966 Documentary

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Schlitzie: One of Us 2017 Documentary music supervisor filming

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shine a Light 2008 Documentary acknowledgment: Charlie Watts interview from "Charlie Is My Darling", 1966 courtesy of - as Andrew Oldham
Arena 2005 TV Series documentary thanks - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Life No Regrets 2017 Documentary post-production Himself
Schlitzie: One of Us 2017 Documentary filming Narrator
Emerson: Pictures of an Exhibitionist post-production Himself
Bang! The Bert Berns Story 2016 Documentary Himself
Music Moguls: Masters of Pop 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
The Chris Montez Story 2014 Documentary Himself
Big Morning Buzz Live 2013 TV Series Himself
Cinéphiles de notre temps 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
London Calling 2012 TV Series documentary Himself - Manager
Vashti Bunyan: From Here to Before 2008 Documentary Himself
Legends 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Ce soir (ou jamais!) 2006 TV Series Himself
Fame, Fashion and Photography: The Real Blow Up 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
Art That Shook the World 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
All Systems Freeman 1968 TV Series Himself
Tonite Let's All Make Love in London 1967 Documentary Himself (segment "It's All Pop Music")
Charlie Is My Darling 1966 Documentary Himself - 'The Manager'
Ready, Steady, Go! 1963-1965 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest DJ
The Eamonn Andrews Show 1965 TV Series Himself
Juke Box Jury 1964 TV Series Himself - Panellist

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Crossfire Hurricane 2012 Documentary Himself

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