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Joe Boyd

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The preeminent producer from the Uk folk-rock boom, Joe Boyd was actually born in america, first becoming mixed up in music business through the early ’60s while a roommate of singer Tom Hurry. Furthermore to marketing Rush’s first New England-area live shows, Boyd also had written liner records for produces by a selection of regional artists. He initial stopped at Britain during 1964, and upon coming back stateside offered as an associate to manufacturer Paul Rothschild before resettling in London completely to mind the abroad offices of Elektra Information. First gaining reputation for producing paths with the Powerhouse — the name provided an impromptu task uniting Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, and Paul Jones — Boyd co-founded the UFO Membership, a observed nightspot in the centre of London’s underground motion; his involvement within the membership eventually resulted in production work with Soft Machine and Green Floyd, like the latter’s debut strike, “Arnold Layne.” Boyd’s biggest impact, nevertheless, was because the key of Witchseason, his creation and management business. Beginning with the discharge of the Amazing String Band’s eponymous 1966 debut, his name became associated with the introduction of United kingdom folk-rock, eventually helming information for the renowned Nick Drake as well as the seminal Fairport Convention. Boyd came back to the Says in 1971, taking a posture with Warner Bros. Movies; there he put together video footage for the feature documentary Jimi Hendrix, while also generating LPs for Maria Muldaur and Kate & Anna McGarrigle. Around the center of the 10 years, he founded a fresh label, Hannibal, which gained immediate acknowledgement with acclaimed produces from Richard & Linda Thompson and Defunkt. Hannibal battled after dropping its distribution cope with Isle, but with the 1980s it came back with renewed power, learning to be a leading light within the dissemination of globe music sounds. Being a manufacturer, Boyd also continued to be on the pop vanguard by helming produces from famous brands R.E.M., 10,000 Maniacs, and Billy Bragg.

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Full Name Joe Boyd
Profession Music Producer, Film producer, Writer
Education Harvard University, Pomfret School
Nationality American
Movies Jimi Hendrix


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Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sing Me the Songs That Say I Love You: A Concert for Kate McGarrigle 2012 Documentary music mixer / music producer
Taking Woodstock 2009 music supervisor
Medicine Ball Caravan 1971 Documentary music supervisor
Pink Floyd: Arnold Layne 1967 Short music producer

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Scandal 1989 executive producer
Jimi Hendrix 1973 Documentary producer
Be Glad for the Song Has No Ending 1970 Documentary associate producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jimi Hendrix 1973 Documentary

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Untitled Sound Techniques Documentary Documentary filming Himself
Going Underground: Paul McCartney, the Beatles and the UK Counterculture 2013 Video documentary
Bayou Maharajah 2013 Documentary
When Albums Ruled the World 2013 TV Movie documentary Himself - Record Producer & Author
Fairport Convention, Who Knows Where the Time Goes? 2012 TV Movie Himself - Producer and Writer
Pink Floyd: The Story of Wish You Were Here 2012 Documentary Himself
Pink Floyd: Behind the Wall 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
Forever Young: How Rock 'n' Roll Grew Up 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself - Record Producer
This Beat Goes On: Canadian Pop Music in the 1970s 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself - Producer
Prog Rock Britannia 2009 TV Movie Himself
Vashti Bunyan: From Here to Before 2008 Documentary Himself
A Technicolor Dream 2008 Documentary Himself
Ce soir (ou jamais!) 2008 TV Series Himself
Psychedelic Revolution '67 2007 TV Movie documentary
Folk Britannia 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Richard Thompson: Solitary Life 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself - Record Producer
A Skin Too Few: The Days of Nick Drake 2002 Documentary Himself
Omnibus 2001 TV Series documentary Himself
Top Ten 2001 TV Series documentary Himself - Interviewee
The Media Show 1989 TV Series Himself
Kate and Anna McGarrigle 1981 Documentary short Himself - record producer

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Archive Footage

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VH1 Legends 2002 TV Series documentary Himself

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