b. 13 January 1947, Perivale, Middlesex, UK. This highly-regarded manufacturer was originally an associate of obscure UK 60s group Second Possibility, including in its rates Patrick Campbell-Lyons, afterwards of Nirvana and Speedy Eager, eventually of Thunderclap Newman. After signing up for George Martin’s Surroundings production firm, he contributed towards the Beatles’ self-titled dual record, playing keyboards on many monitors. Four albums using the Climax Chicago Blues Music group implemented before Thomas shifted to Procol Harum. He done almost all their albums from your home to Exotic Wild birds And Fruits and gained a popularity as a company and punctilious manufacturer. A particularly extreme functioning period in the first 70s noticed him generate two albums with the Mick Abrahams Music group, John Cale’s 1919, three albums by Badfinger, plus blending responsibilities on Eno’s Right here Arrive The Warm Jets and Green Floyd’s Dark Aspect FROM THE Moon. An extended stint on the settings for Roxy Music led to For Your Pleasure, Stranded, Siren and Viva! Roxy Music and for a while, there were actually rumours that Thomas would collaborate with Bryan Ferry like a composing partner, however they came to nothing at all. 1976 was a yr of switch in the music business and Thomas was captured in the maelstrom after becoming selected to create the Sex Pistols. He recalls a definite afternoon if they cut ‘EMI’, ‘Pretty Vacant’ and ‘God Conserve The Queen’ within a program. Amid the punk explosion, Thomas still came back to the previous guard, making Paul McCartney on Wings’ BACK AGAIN TO The Egg. Aswell as short tie-ups with Frankie Miller and Tom Robinson, Thomas oversaw the start of a very appealing profession when he created the initial two albums with the Pretenders. Similarly aware of new wave serves and established performers, Thomas later caused Pete Townshend, Elton John as well as the Individual League. Thomas provides often were able to stay static in the vanguard of quality rock and roll and pop, his productions connected with only the best quality of works.