Don Dixon (musician)
|Born||December 13, 1950|
Lancaster, South Carolina, US
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, producer, musician|
|Instrument(s)||Vocals, bass, guitar|
Sugar Hill Records
Dixon Archival Remnants
Don Dixon (born December 13, 1950) is an American record producer, songwriter, and musician. He is considered to be one of the key producers of what is called the jangle pop movement of the early 1980s, including working with R.E.M. and The Smithereens.
Dixon was born in Lancaster, South Carolina. He says he learned to play the bass guitar in junior high school "because of the control that it offered". He said, "I bought a bass, one of those great Danelectro Silvertones, and I wish I had it back. From Sears for $79. Then a few months later I really liked upright, so I found an old upright in a church in Charlotte, and just was sort of self-taught on those things, but I could read music." At the age of fifteen, he made his first recording, playing upright bass with jazz musician Louis McGloughn in Charlotte, North Carolina. He also sang in church.
Dixon and several fellow freshmen at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill formed the band Arrogance. He shared lead vocals, played the bass, and also wrote songs. Arrogance recorded six albums and helped create a local music scene. Before breaking up in 1983, Arrogance became North Carolina's top local act. Dixon spent thirteen years as a member of Arrogance and learned the essence of record production during this time, producing all of the band's independent albums. He says, "Even though Arrogance never made it big nationally, we did play all over the eastern part of the country and we did release six albums. In fact, we really did help pioneer the independent approach to putting out albums in the '70s. …We took it upon ourselves to play original music in clubs, to force club owners and audiences to realize that new music doesn't have to come from someplace else."
Dixon was still playing with Arrogance in 1982 when Mitch Easter asked him to co-produce R.E.M.'s debut LP Murmur and their 1984 follow–up LP Reckoning. Dixon and Easter are credited in the Reckoning liner notes as "Machinists". Dixon says, "We thought R.E.M. had a neat, unique thing, and we wanted to protect it and allow it to grow without putting it in that pressure to sell as many records as possible. We didn't feel we had to change their arrangements that much, because they were eccentric enough already. We did add an underpinning, a substrata to hold it together and make it sound like something more than just another guitar, bass and drums band. There's all kinds of found art on those records: slowed-down tapes of them playing pool, noises coming in and out, additional guitars. It's not like we sat around and talked about it for months; we did it as we did it, which is still my approach to producing."
Dixon then spent several years producing artists such as Chris Stamey (formerly of The dB's), The Smithereens, Fetchin Bones, Richard Barone (formerly of The Bongos), Guadalcanal Diary, and Marshall Crenshaw. Tommy Keene's Run Now EP is considered to be a highlight of this era of Dixon's work.
Dixon met with Nirvana as a potential producer for Nevermind. According to Dixon, both the label and the band were agreeable to the collaboration. Dixon said, "I loved these demos that he [Gary Gersh of Geffen Records] sent me and I flew out days after I got my first cassette. They still didn’t have words for ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit.’ ‘Lithium’ was done and it was almost exactly like it is on the record. They sent me four or five songs, I loved them and I thought it was great. So I went out and spent some time in Tacoma. It looked like it was going to happen and then I asked for too much money—well, me and my people did." However, Dixon concludes, “I was really sad that I didn’t get to make the record, because I liked those songs, but I think Butch [Vig] probably made a better record than I would have. I wouldn’t have made him doubletrack his voice."
Working with Easter at Fidelitorium Recordings in Kernersville, NC, Dixon produced Mixed Reality, the sixth studio album by American alternative rock band Gin Blossoms. It was released on June 15, 2018, on Cleopatra Records.
Dixon became a solo performer in 1983. In 1985, success as a producer led to Dixon's solo debut Most of the Girls Like to Dance But Only Some of the Boys Like To, a collection of early demos. This album reflected his love of classic pop melodies and spiky, Nick Lowe-inspired word play. In 1987, Dixon recorded Romeo at Juilliard described as Big Star–style power pop. Chi-Town Budget Show (1988) was a recording of a Chicago's Park West nightclub broadcast. In 1989, his album EEE featured the Uptown Horns.
In 1992 Restless Records released a Don Dixon "Best Of" album entitled (If) I'm A Ham, Well You're A Sausage. In 1995, after taking time off to raise a family, Dixon released Romantic Depressive, a somewhat darker–themed album. In 1996, he produced the original cast recording of King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running (Songs And Stories of the Carolina Coast) which featured Bland Simpson (Red Clay Ramblers) and author/composer Jim Wann.
After four years, he released The Invisible Man (2000), an album about mortality, with songs from the viewpoints of people of various ages. Note Pad #38 in 2001 was an odds–and–ends collection of unreleased material from his solo career. In 2006, he released The Entire Combustible World in One Small Room, a concept album revolving around rooms in a house. In 2014, Dixon released High & Filthy & Borderline, based on the lives of a male and a female assassin.
Dixon and wife Marti Jones released the download-only album Lucky Stars: New Lullabies for Old Souls in 2008. A departure from their previous sound, this project began as a request from a friend who was putting together an album of lullabies to sell in hospitals to new parents. The album featured six songs with vocals and five instrumentals.
Although Dixon and his wife Marti Jones have collaborated on each other's albums for years, in 2011 they released Living Stereo, their first proper duet album. On June 23rd, 2011, they played a five-song set together on NPR's Mountain Stage. Dixon says, "It's really a pleasure working with Marti because we have a lot of common sensibilities. When we get a nice creative thing going, it keeps on going without little stumbling blocks. It ends up being challenging without being frustrating."
- Dixon played an alcoholic composer in Todd Graff's 2003 film Camp.
- Dixon appeared onstage in the musical King Mackerel & the Blues Are Running: Songs & Stories of the North Carolina Coast, co-created with Jim Wann (Pump Boys and Dinettes) and Bland Simpson (Red Clay Ramblers)
In 2009, a book of his song lyrics, Songs 101: the Lyrics of Don Dixon, was published by VanZeno Press.
While producing for A&M Records, Dixon met singer/artist Marti Jones who was from Uniontown, Ohio. Dixon said, "We became friends while working on her first album, Unsophisticated Time. Good platonic friends, not just professional friends. Later on, after that first record was released, I realized that I wanted to be with her all the time." They married in 1988. The couple have a daughter, Shane, in 1991. The family lives in Canton, Ohio.
- 1985: Most of the Girls Like to Dance but Only Some of the Boys Like To (Enigma Records)
- 1987: Romeo at Juilliard (Enigma Records)
- 1989: EEE (Enigma Records)
- 1995: Romantic Depressive (Sugar Hill Records)
- 2000: The Invisible Man (Gadfly Records)
- 2006: The Entire Combustible World in One Small Room (125 Records)
- 2010: Don Dixon Sings the Jeffords Brothers (Arcade Records)
- 2014: High & Filthy & Borderline (Dixon Archival Remnants Records)
- 1992: (If) I'm a Ham, Well You're a Sausage (Restless Records)
- 2001: Note Pad #38 (Dixon Archival Remnants Records)
- 1973: Give Us a Break (Reflection Sound Studio)
- 1975: Prolepsis (Reflection Sound Studio)
- 1976: Rumors (Vanguard Records)
- 1981: Lively (Moonlight Records)
- 1980: Suddenly (Warner Bros.)
- 2002: The 5'11" Record (Gaff Music)
Don Dixon and Marti Jones
- 2008: Lucky Stars: New Lullabies for Old Souls (Lava Head Music)
- 2011: Living Stereo (Dixon Archival Remnants Records)
Don Dixon & the Jump Rabbits
- 1979: Mike Cross – Bounty Hunter (Sugar Hill Records)
- 1983: Chris Stamey – It's a Wonderful Life (DB Records)
- 1984: Beat Rodeo – Staying Out Late with…Beat Rodeo (I.R.S. Records)
- 1985: Marti Jones – Unsophisticated Time (A&M Records)
- 1985: The Windbreakers – Terminal (Mark Records/Minotauro)
- 1985: Marti Jones – Match Game (A&M Records)
- 1986: Dumptruck – Positively Dumptruck (Enigima Records)
- 1986: The Golden Palominos – Blast of Silence (Charly Records)
- 1986: Welcome to Comboland (Making Waves)
- 1986: The Smithereens – Especially for You (Enigma Records)
- 1986: Mathew Sweet – Inside (Columbia Records)
- 1987: Marshall Crenshaw – Mary Jean & 9 Others (Warner Bros.)
- 1988: Marti Jones – Used Guitars (A&M Records)
- 1989: Mike Cross – Prodigal Son (Sugar Hill Records)
- 1990: Mary Chapin Carpenter – Shooting Straight in the Dark (Columbia)
- 1990: Richard Barone – Primal Dream (Line Records)
- 1990: Marti Jones – Any Kind of Lie (RCA Records)
- 1991: Chris Stamey – Fireworks (Rhino Records)
- 1993: Kim Carnes – Gypsy Honeymoon: Best of Kim Carnes (EMI)
- 1993: Michael McDermott – Gethersmane (SBK Records)
- 1994: Mary Chapin Carpenter – Stones in the Road (Columbia Records)
- 1994: The Moody Brothers – Guitar Boogie (Lamon Records)
- 1995: James McMurtry – Where'd You Hide the Body (Columbia/Sony)
- 1996: Marti Jones – Live at Spirit Square (Sugar Hill Records)
- 1996: Marti Jones – My Long Haired Life (Sugar Hill Records)
- 2020: King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running (Sugar Hill Records)
- 1997: Pat DiNizio – Songs and Sounds (Velvet Records)
- 1998: Kyle Davis – Raising Heroes (N2K Encoded Music)
- 1999: astroPuppees – Pet (High Tone Records)
- 1999: Robert Crenshaw – Full-Length Stereo Recordings (Gadfly)
- 1999: The Smithereens – God Save the Smithereens (Koch Records)
- 2000: Mark Bryan – Thirty on the Rail (Atlantic Records)
- 2000: Robert Crenshaw – Victory Songs (Gadfly)
- 2000: Kyle Davis – Don't Tell the World (KIk Records)
- 2000: Ruth Gerson – Fools & Kings (The Orchard)
- 2000: Carrie Newcomer – The Age of Possibility (Rounder Records)
- 2000: The Pinetops – Above Ground and Vertical (Soundproof/Monolyth)
- 2001: The Orange Humble Band – Humblin' Across America (Half A Cow)
- 2001: Red Clay Ramblers – Yonder (RCA)
- 2002: Marti Jones – My Tidy Doily Dream (Dixon Archival Records)
- 2003: Caitlyn Cary – I'm Staying Out (YEP Rock Records)
- 2003: Robert Crenshaw – Dog Dreams (Gadfly)
- 2003: Dottie Pearson – A House Made of Love (Grapevine)
- 2004: Bill Lloyd – Back to Even (New Boss Sounds)
- 2004: Carrie Newcomer – Bettie's Diner: The Best of Carrie Newcomer (Rounder Select)
- 2004: Bishop Leonard Scott – Hymns for the Nations (Tyscot Records)
- 2004: Chris Stamey – Travels in the South (Yep Roc/Orange)
- 2005: astroPuppees – Sugar Beat (Manatee Records)
- 2005: Jeffrey Dean Foster – Million Star Hotel (Angel Skull Records)
- 2006: Michael Stanley – American Road (ItsAboutMusic)
- 2006: Volatile Baby – Traveling Lights (SilverMeteor)
- 2007: Angel and the Love Mongers – The Humanist Queen (Rock Snob)
- 2007: The Nomads – Evolution (A&R Recording)
- 2007: GB Leighton – Shake Them Ghosts (CC Entertainment / MTM Music)
- 2007: Patrick Park – Everyone's in Everyone (Curb Appeal Records)
- 2007: Carey Sims – Wheels
- 2008: Bell & Cooper – Postcards Out of he Blue (Dogjaw)
- 2008: Otis Gibbs – Grandpa Walked a Picketline (Wannamaker)
- 2008: Robin Schaffer – Hillbilly Fever (New Rounder)
- 2008: Michael Stanley – The Soft Addictions (Its All About Music)
- 2009: Rebecca Rippy – Telling Stories (DV)
- 2010: Sid Selvidge – I Should Be Blue (Archer Records)
- 2010: Kelley Ryan – Twist (CD Baby/Manatee Records)
- 2012: A Fragile Tomorrow – Be Nice Be Careful (Piewillie)
- 2013: The Del Shannon Tribute: Songwriter, vol. 1 (Rockbeat Records)
- 2013: Michael Stanley – The Ride (Its About Music)
- 2018: The Sounds of Summer, Vol. 1 (Beat)
- 2019: Chris Stamey – New Songs for the 20th Century (Omnivore Recordings)
- 2020: For the Record: A Tribute to John Wicks (Kool Kat Musik)
- 2021:Yesterday's Tomorrow: Celebrating the Winston-Salem Sound (Omnivore Recordings)
|The Accelerators||Leave My Heart||Dolphin Records||1983|||
|The Accelerators||The Accelerators||Profile Records||1897|||
|Chris Allen||Goodbye Girl and the Big Apple Circus||Rosa|
|Chris Allen||Things Unbroken||Rosa|
|Mark & Micah Atkinson||Land of Broken Angels||Independent||2017|||
|The Backsliders||Southern Lines||Mammoth Records||1999|||
|John Bare||Lassie James Songbook Vol. I||2019|||
|Richard Barone||Primal Dream||Paradox/MCA Records||1990|||
|Matt Barrett||The Ruse||Moonlight|
|Beat Rodeo||Staying Out Late with Beat Rodeo||Zensor/IRS|
|Bell & Cooper||Forty Words for Fear||Gaff||2003|||
|Bell & Cooper||Postcards Out of the Blue||Dogjaw||2008|||
|Jim Brock||Tropic Affaire||Reference||1989|||
|Brotherhood Of Peace||Cuttin' Loose||Avanti Records||1976|||
|Mark Bryan||30 On A Rail||Atlantic Records||2000|||
|The Buzz of Delight||Sound Castles||DB Records||1984|||
|Kim Carnes||Gypsy Honeymoon||EMI||1993|||
|The Carpenter Ants||Picnic with the Lord||Alpo Records||2000|
|The Carpenter Ants||Insect Ball||Alpo Records||2004|
|The Carpenter Ants||Ants in Your Pants||Alpo Records||2005|||
|The Carpenter Ants||Ants & Uncles||Alpo Records||2012|||
|Andrew Cash||Boomtown||Island Canada||1989|||
|David Childers and the Modern Don Juans||Room 23||Silver Meteor/Ramseur Records||2011|||
|David Childers||Run Skeleton Run||Ramseur Records||2017|||
|John Cody||Duke Street Records/MCA Canada||2012|
|The Connells||Darker Days||TVT Records||1985|||
|Marshall Crenshaw||Mary Jean & 9 Others||Warner Bros.||1987|||
|Kyle Davis||Raising Heroes||N2K Encoded Music||1998|||
|Pat DiNizio||Songs And Sounds||VelVel/BMG Records||1997|
|Don Dixon||Most of The Girls Like To Dance...But Only Some of the Boys Do||Mega DK / Demon UK / Enigma US||1985|||
|Don Dixon||Romeo at Juilliard||Enigma Records||1987|||
|Don Dixon||Chi-Town Budget Show||Enigma Records||1988|||
|Don Dixon||EEE||Enigma Records||1989|||
|Don Dixon||If I'm a Ham, Well You're a Sausage||Restless Records||1993|||
|Don Dixon||Notepad #38||Dixon Archival Records||2001|||
|Don Dixon||The Entire Combustible World in One Small Room||125 Records||2006|||
|Dumptruck||Positively Dumptruck||Enigma Records||1986|||
|The Edison Project||Do You Remember Rock and Rock?||Edison Project||2007|||
|emmet swimming||Arlington To Boston||Epic Records/Sony||1996|||
|The Fabulous Knobs||The Fabulous Knobs||Moonlight||1980|||
|Fast Annie||Unsafe at Any Speed||Chelsea Records||1976|
|Dip Ferrell||Unplugged House Party||CB Baby / Patman & Robin||2012|||
|Dip Ferrell & The Truetones||Central Avenue||Arcade Records||2009|||
|Fetchin Bones||Cabin Flounder||DB Records||1984|||
|Fetchin Bones||Bad Pumpkin||Capitol||1985|
|Fetchin Bones||Galaxie 500||DB Records / Capitol||1987|||
|Moxy Früvous||Thornhill||Bottom Line / BMG Records||1999|||
|Ruth Gerson||Fools & Kings||Orc||2000|||
|Gin Blossoms||Mixed Reality||Cleopatra Records||2018|||
|The Graphic||People in Glass||Dolphin Music||1984|
|Greer||Between Two Worlds||Sugarbush||1973|
|Guadalcanal Diary||Walking in the Shadow of the Big Man||DB Records||1984|||
|The Hangups||Second Story||Restless Records / BMG Records||1999|||
|Hey Mavis||Red Wine||Self-Release||210|||
|Hey Mavis||Honey Man||Self-Release||2013|||
|Mary Hott & The Carpenter Ants||Devil in the Hills: Coal Country Reckoning||Mary Hott||2021|||
|Hootie & the Blowfish||"City By A River"|
|Hootie & the Blowfish||Scattered Covered & Smothered||Atlantic Records||2000|||
|Hootie & the Blowfish||"Use Me"||Atlantic Records||2000|
|In Tua Nua||The Long Acre||Virgin UK||1988|||
|Marti Jones||Unsophisticated Time||A&M Records||1985|||
|Marti Jones||Match Game||A&M Records||1986|||
|Marti Jones||Used Guitars||A&M Records||1988|||
|Marti Jones||Any Kind of Lie||RCA Records||1990|||
|Marti Jones||Live at Spirit Square||Sugar Hill Records||1996|||
|Marti Jones||My Long-Haired Life||Sugar Hill Records||1996|||
|Marti Jones||My Tidy Doily Dream||Dixon Archival Remnants||2002|||
|Tommy Keene||Places That Are Gone||Dolphin Music||1984|
|Tommy Keene||Back Again...Try||Dolphin Music||1984|
|Tommy Keene||Songs from the Film||Geffen Records||1986|||
|Tommy Keene||Run Now||Geffen Records||1986|||
|Tommy Keene||The Real Underground||Alias Records||1993|||
|Tommy Keene||Tommy Keene You Hear Me: A Retrospective 1983 – 2009||Second Motion Records||2010|||
|The Killer Whales||The Killer Whales||Moonlight||1981|
|GB Leighton||Shake Them Ghosts||CC Entertainment / MTM Music||2007|||
|Little Eden||Back to…Little Eden||Parlophone / Warner||2012|||
|James McMurtry||Where'd You Hide The Body||Columbia/Sony||1995|||
|Jeff O’Kelley||Just Passing Through||Buddy Dog Records||2004|||
|Dottie Pearson||A House Made of Love||Grapevine||2003|||
|The Pinetops||Above Ground And Vertical||Soundproof/Monolyth||2000|||
|The Pressure Boys||Rangledoon||Root-a-Doot||1984|||
|Red Clay Ramblers||Yonder||RCR Records||2001|||
|R.E.M.||Dead Letter Office||I.R.S. Records||1987|||
|R.E.M.||Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage: 1982 – 2011||Warner Bros.||2011|||
|Rosavelt||The Story of Gasoline||Gaff||2004|||
|Kelley Ryan||Twist||CB Baby / Manatee||2010|||
|Kelley Ryan||Telescope||Manatee Records||2017|||
|Sid Selvidge||I Should Be Blue||Archer Records||2010|||
|Bland Simpson||Follow You All Over the World||Gaff||2003|||
|The Smithereens||Especially for You||Enigma||1986|||
|The Smithereens||Green Thoughts||Capitol||1988|||
|The Smithereens||A Date with the Smithereens||RCA||1994|||
|The Smithereens||Attack of the Smithereens||Capital||1995|||
|The Smithereens||God Save the Smithereens||Velvet / Koch||1999|||
|The Smithereens||From Jersey It Came! The Smithereens Anthology||Capital||2004|||
|The Smithereens||2011||E1 Music||2011|||
|Snagglepuss||The Country Club Sessions||2001|||
|Snagglepuss||Parading Around in the Altogether||Coolidge Records||2003|||
|Snagglepus||The Sound Report||Coolidge Records||2007|||
|Sneakers||In The Red||Carnivorous||1978|||
|Sneakers||Nonsequitur of Silence||Collector's Choice Music||2007|||
|The Spongetones||Where-Ever-Land||Permanent Press Records||1987|||
|Treva Spontaine||S'il Vous Plait||Moonlight||1982|
|Chris Stamey||It's a Wonderful Life||DB Records||1983|||
|Chris Stamey||Instant Excitement||Coyote / TwinTone / A & M||1984|||
|Treva||Better Late than Never||Avert||1999|||
|US Secret Service||US Secret Service||Moonlight||1980|
|Volatile Baby||Traveling Light||SilverMeteor||2006|||
|Jim Wann||Sings Johnny Mercer; Pardon My Southern Accent vol 1||Creekmore||2002|||
|Wednesday Week||What We Had||Enigma||1987|||
|The Windbreakers||Terminal||Mark Records / Minotauro||1985|||
|X-teens||Big Boy's Dream||Moonlight||1980|||
|X-teens||Love & Politics||Dolphin Music||1984|||
|Original Cast Recording||King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running||Sugar Hill Records||1996|
|various artists||Jesus: The Epic Mini-series (soundtrack)||Sparrow / Capitol||2000|||
|various artists||Four Decades of Folk Music||Time-Life Music||2007|||
|various artists||A Very Special Christmas Playlist Plus||Hip O Records / Universal||2008|||
|various artists||The Del Shannon Tribute: Song Writer, vol. 1||Rockbeat Records||2013|||
|various artists||Strum & Thum: The American Jangle Underground 1983–1987||Captured Tracks||2021|||
|Artist||Title||Label, Other notes||Date||Contribution||Reference|
|Arrogance||The 5'11" Record||Gaff Music||2002||engineer|||
|austroPuppees||You Win the Bride||Hightone||1996||engineer, mixing|||
|John Bare||Lassie James Songbook Vol. I||2019||composer|||
|Blood Incarnation||Timewave Zero||Century Media Records||2022||cover art|||
|Bop Dead||Where Robots Go to Die||Fishhead Records||1997||mixing|||
|Rosanne Cash||She Remembers Everything||Blue Note Records||2018||photography|||
|David Clayton-Thomas||A Blues for the New World||ILS Group||2013||cover photo|||
|David Clayton-Thomas||Canadiana||Antoinette / Linus Entertainment||2016||photography|||
|Joe Cocker||Night Calls||Capital Records||1992||composer|||
|Joe Cocker||Heart & Soul||EMI||2004||composer|||
|Marshall Crenshaw||Live: My Truck is My Home||Razor & Tie||1994||composer|||
|Counting Crows||August and Everything After: Live at Town Hall||Eagle Records||2011||composer|||
|Mike Cross||Bounty Hunter||Sugar Hill Records||1979||engineer, remixer|||
|Escape from Earth||Three Seconds Test||Cupcake||2004||cover art|||
|Gee Dawg 'n' Joe Boy||They Don't Understand||Menance Entertainment||1996||engineer|||
|The Golden Palominos||Blast of Silence||Charly Records||1986||composer|||
|The Golden Palominos||Surrealistic Surfer||Dressed to Kill||2001||composer|||
|The Golden Palominos||Run Pony Run: An Essential Collection||Full 2000||2002||composer|||
|Michael Kaeshammer||Something New||Linus Records||2018||photography|||
|Michael Kaeshammer||No Filter||Idia||2017||photography|||
|Fred Koller||Sweet Baby Fred||Appaloosa||1998||composer|||
|Bill Mulls||Dreamland||The Orchard||1999||composer|||
|Amy Rigby||Little Fugitive||Signature Sounds Recordings||2005||audio engineer, mixing|||
|Robin Rogers||Treat Me Right||Blind Pig Records||2008||horn arrangements|||
|Ronnie Spector||Unfinished Business||Lemon Recordings||1987||composer|||
|The Spongetones||Odd Fellows||Gadfly Records||2000||sequences|||
|Sally Spring||Made of Starrs||Sniffinpup Record||2010||tray photographs|||
|Sue Thompson||Golden Classic||Collectibles||1995||composer|||
|Daniel Whittington||Taking You Home||Daniel Whittington / Rhodes||2010||mixing|||
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