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Ed Black


Ed Dark took the pedal metal electric guitar and Dobro, traditionally nation & western equipment, in to the world of rock and roll music. Dark wasn’t the first ever to do that but he was perhaps one of the most unforgettable, having documented the distinct, screaming single in Linda Ronstadt’s “Sterling silver Threads and Golden Fine needles” as an early on example. Black began in Phoenix, AZ, around 1971 with an eclectic music group known as the Goose Creek Symphony. The group journeyed to LA where they exposed for Linda Ronstadt on the Whiskey a chance Move and Ronstadt, alongside her manufacturer, John Boylan, confident Dark and drummer, Mickey McGee to become listed on her music group. In agreeing with their give Black finished up playing on Ronstadt’s albums, Don’t Cry Today, Heart Such as a Steering wheel, and Prisoner in Disguise, touring with her music group in between produces as well. Dark left Ronstadt’s music group after 1975 and focused on his studio room prowess, showing up on albums by Tracy Chapman, Gene Clark, Dwight Yoakam, and several other high-profile performers until 1990 when his wellness started to fail. In 1998 the music globe was robbed of an extremely talented innovator in Ed Dark, who passed on at hardly 50 yrs . old.

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Full Name Ed Black
Music Songs Can't Keep Holding On, Come Down, Troubled
Movies The Lady Vanishes, Young and Innocent, Night Train to Munich, The Ghost Train, Oh, Mr Porter!, Bees in Paradise, Back-Room Boy, I Thank You, Miss London Ltd., The Man in Grey, Good Morning, Boys, King Arthur Was a Gentleman, Inspector Hornleigh Goes To It, Gasbags, Where's That Fire?, Band Waggon, Fanny by Gaslight, We Dive at Dawn, Millions Like Us, Ask a Policeman, Convict 99, Cottage to Let, Two Thousand Women, The Frozen Limits, Alf's Button Afloat, Give Us the Moon, Waterloo Road, Bank Holiday, Doctor Syn, Strange Boarders, Said O'Reilly to McNab, A Girl Must Live, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Girl in the News, Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday, Kipps, Hi Gang!, A Man About the House, Uncensored, It's That Man Again, Time Flies, Crackerjack, They Came by Night, Rush Hour, Charley's (Big-Hearted) Aunt, O-Kay for Sound, Neutral Port, A Letter from Home, Mr. Proudfoot Shows a Light, For Freedom, Once a Crook

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Bonnie Prince Charlie 1948 producer
A Man About the House 1947 producer
Waterloo Road 1945 producer
Two Thousand Women 1944 producer
Give Us the Moon 1944 producer
Time Flies 1944 producer
Man of Evil 1944 producer
Bees in Paradise 1944 producer
Millions Like Us 1943 producer
Dear Octopus 1943 producer
The Man in Grey 1943 producer
Miss London Ltd. 1943 producer
We Dive at Dawn 1943 producer
It's That Man Again 1943 producer
King Arthur Was a Gentleman 1942 producer
The Young Mr. Pitt 1942 producer
Uncensored 1942 producer
Partners in Crime 1942 Short producer
Back-Room Boy 1942 producer
Hi Gang! 1941 producer
A Letter from Home 1941 Short producer
Rush Hour 1941 Short producer
I Thank You 1941 producer
Bombsight Stolen 1941 producer
Once a Crook 1941 producer
Mail Train 1941 producer
The Remarkable Mr. Kipps 1941 producer
The Ghost Train 1941 producer
Gasbags 1941 producer
Mr. Proudfoot Shows a Light 1941 Short producer
Neutral Port 1940 producer
Charley's (Big-Hearted) Aunt 1940 producer
Night Train to Munich 1940 producer
Girl in the News 1940 producer
For Freedom 1940 producer
Band Waggon 1940 producer
They Came by Night 1940 producer
Where's That Fire? 1940 producer
The Frozen Limits 1939 producer
Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday 1939 producer
A Girl Must Live 1939 producer
Hey! Hey! USA 1938 producer - uncredited
Old Bones of the River 1938 producer - uncredited
The Man with 100 Faces 1938 producer - uncredited
The Lady Vanishes 1938 producer - uncredited
Alf's Button Afloat 1938 producer
Convict 99 1938 associate producer - uncredited
Strange Boarders 1938 producer - uncredited
Three on a Weekend 1938 producer
To the Victor 1938 producer
The Girl Was Young 1937 producer - uncredited
Oh, Mr. Porter! 1937 producer - uncredited
Doctor Syn 1937 producer - uncredited
Said O'Reilly to McNab 1937 associate producer
O-Kay for Sound 1937 producer - uncredited
Good Morning, Boys 1937 producer
Where There's a Will 1936 associate producer - uncredited

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