Jonny Dollar

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Jonathan Sharp
Birth name Jonathan Peter Sharp
Also known as Jonny Dollar
Born (1964-02-20)February 20, 1964
Origin England England
Died May 29, 2009(2009-05-29)
Genres Trip Hop
Occupations Record producer

Jonathan Peter Sharp (20 February 1964, London – 29 May 2009, London), better known by the pseudonym Jonny Dollar, was an English record producer and songwriter.

Best known for his work on the Bristol collective Massive Attack's first album Blue Lines, on which he co-wrote the single Unfinished Sympathy, and credited as one of the main architects of the trip-hop genre. Amongst other works he produced Neneh Cherry's albums Raw Like Sushi, Homebrew and Man, Gabrielle's third album Rise and early remixes for Portishead; he also co-wrote the anti-racism song 7 Seconds featuring Youssou N'dour and Kylie Minogue's Confide In Me.

[1][2] Later works include Natty's "Man Like I" and Eliza Doolittle's debut album of the same name- Eliza Doolittle. His father was the Australian film director Don Sharp.


In August 2008, Dollar was diagnosed with cancer and died the following May at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London.[1]