Bill Price (record producer)
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|Birth name||Bill Price|
|Born||3 September 1944|
|Died||22 December 2016(aged 72)|
|Occupation(s)||Record producer, engineer|
|Associated acts||Tom Jones |
The Sex Pistols
Bill Price (3 September 1944 – 22 December 2016) was an English record producer and audio engineer who worked with The Clash, The Sex Pistols, Guns N' Roses, Sparks, The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Nymphs, The Waterboys, Mott the Hoople and Simon Townshend (Pete Townshend's younger brother). He was chief engineer on the first three solo albums by Pete Townshend, including Empty Glass and White City: A Novel.
He contributed to documentaries about The Clash such as Westway To The World. Price started his engineering career in the mid-1960s when he was an engineer at Decca Studios in West Hampstead, recording artists such as Tom Jones.
Price helped build AIR Studios in Oxford Street, where he spent many years. During that time he engineered some of the major albums of the 1970s and 1980s, including the Sex Pistols' Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols, and mixed Nilsson's "Without You".
He was the chief engineer/manager at Wessex Studios, the London studio where the Clash and the Sex Pistols recorded much of their work.
- "Bill Price R.I.P." Workhardpr.com. Retrieved 15 August 2020.
- Letts Don; Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, Topper Headon, Terry Chimes, Rick Elgood, The Clash (2001). The Clash, Westway to the World (Documentary). New York, NY: Sony Music Entertainment; Dorismo; Uptown Films. ISBN 0-7389-0082-6. OCLC 49798077.