John L Sayers

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John L Sayers (d. 14 September 2021) was a New Zealand-born Australian recording engineer, producer and studio designer who engineered and/or produced many classic Australian rock and pop albums and singles from 1969 to the present. Sayers is one of a number of producer-engineers who are associated with the Melbourne popular music scene of the 1960s and 1970s and in particular with the renowned Armstrong's Studios, the venue where many of the most successful Australian pop/rock recordings of the period were recorded. He created the leading studio acoustics Forum Recording Studio Design, and designed Enmore Audio in Sydney.

Recording credits[edit]

Sayers' recording credits as either engineer or producer or both include:[1]





  • Troy Cassar Daley - Beyond The Dancing (ARIA winner)
  • Cam Fletcher - Kickin Up Dirt
  • Jimmy Little - Yorta Yorta Man
  • Jade Hurley - Life - Wouldn't Be Dead For Quids
  • Tracey Fogarty - Playing to Win
  • Kerry McInerney - Fools Game
  • Spot The Dog - Drunk On The Moon
  • Olivia Newton-John - Ghia
  • The Spencer Band - This is Now
  • Rough Red - Living in Australia


  • Kerry Leigh & Expresso Lane
  • Dave Cavanagh & Cavo


  1. ^ Holmgren, Magnus. "John Sayers". Australian Rock Database (Magnus Holmgren). Archived from the original on 1 September 2012. Retrieved 21 June 2014.

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