Posted by themusicsover on October 3, 2011
David “Davy” Kirkwood
DOB Unknown – October 3, 2011
Davy Kirkwood was a respected Scottish audio engineer and sound mixer whose resume reads like a who’s who of rock and pop music. After an early career that found him working as a telephone engineer, Kirkwood set his sights on music. He first sang in a band called the Beings, but then eventually moved behind the board. Over the years, Kirkwood worked with such musical greats as Supertramp, Motley Crue, Stevie Wonder, the Rolling Stones, Rihanna, Joss Stone, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Ozzy Osbourne, Rainbow, Ronnie James Dio, and many more. As reported by Roadie For Life, Davy Kirkwood, who was 63, passed away on October 3, 2011. Cause of death was not immediately released.
Thanks Craig Rosen at Number 1 Albums for the assist.
Posted in Engineer | Tagged: Daryl Hall & John Oates, Davy Kirkwood, Joss Stone, Motley Crue, Ozzy Osbourne, Rihanna, Ronnie James Dio, Stevie Wonder, Supertramp, The Beings, the Rolling Stones | 1 Comment »
Posted by themusicsover on January 28, 2010
DOB Unknown – January 28, 2010
Geoff Workman was a record producer and engineer who was partly responsible for some of rock’s greatest albums during the ’70s and ’80s. He began his career working with King Crimson in 1970. Over the course of his career he either engineered or produced some of rock’s most celebrated releases. That list includes Motley Crue’s Shout at the Devil, Journey’s Infinity and Departure, the Cars’ self-titled debut and Candy-O, Queen’s Jazz, Foreigner’s Head Games, and Twisted Sister’s Stay Hungry. His credits also include recordings by, to name a few, Toto, Jason & the Scorchers, Sammy Hagar, Dwight Twilley, and Tommy Tutone. Geoff Workman passed away peacefully in his home on January 28, 2010. Cause of death was not immediately released.
Posted in Producer, Rock | Tagged: Dwight Twilley, Foreigner, Geoff Workman, Jason & the Scorchers, Journey, King Crimson, Motley Crue, Sammy Hagar, Tommy Tutone, Toto, Twisted Sister | 3 Comments »