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John Would is an American musician, songwriter, producer, engineer, mixer who was born in Vallejo, California. He has recorded and performed extensively as a multi-instrumentalist (primarily guitarist) and works mainly out of his studio Stanley Recordings, in Echo Park California.
As producer, engineer, and session musician
for HBO's True Blood He produced, recorded, played on, and mixed the song "Let's Boot and Rally" with Iggy Pop and Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast and a remake of The Animals song "Don't let Me Be Misunderstood" featuring Eric Burdon and Jenny Lewis.
He recorded, played on, and mixed Wanda Jackson's album I Remember Elvis
co-produced, recorded and mixed Graham Parker's album Your Country,
co-Produces and mixes. guitar, bass and keys on The Donnies The Amys records.
Would works almost exclusively out of his studio, Stanley Recordings, in Echo Park.
John Would has done music for:
- True Blood
- Grey's Anatomy
- Gossip Girl
- Men of a Certain Age
- Gilmore Girls
- Three seasons of The Inbetweeners (international DVD release)
- High School Reunion
- Road Rules
Would released an album under the name The Quincy Blaque Trio titled Uneasy Listening Music, and is currently planning to release a second album under this pseudonym. He has released three albums with the band Yortoise.