Luis Rodríguez (producer)

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Luis Rodríguez
Genres Synthpop
Occupation(s) Songwriter, musician, producer
Years active 1979–present
Labels BMG
Associated acts Modern Talking
Blue System

Luis Rodríguez Salazar (born 1948) is a Spanish producer, arranger, mixer and engineer, known by his role in the co-production of Modern Talking.[1][2] He was also involved up to the 1990s in most of Dieter Bohlen's productions, for example, C. C. Catch and Blue System, working as co-producer.[2]


Rodriguez was born in Fuente el Fresno, Ciudad Real, Spain in 1948. He started as bassist/guitarist in the band Los Esclavos performing at a flamenco club in Hamburg. He became a singer in the mid-1970s, creating his own Recording Studio in Hamburg, Star 33. Luis Rodriguez co-produced for such artists as C. C. Catch, Blue System, Chris Norman (ex-Smokie), Bonnie Tyler, and others. In the 1990s, he worked on numerous projects like New Baccara, Mike Mareen, Chicano, T. Ark, Sweet Connection, among others. He had big success as producer with the music project Fun Factory.

Using the vocals of his wife Lian Ross, Rodríguez produced some dance projects such as Creative Connection, Josy, Jobel, and Dana Harris.


  1. ^ "Medern Talking - Biografia". Universo 105.5 FM (in Spanish). Crespo, Argentina. Archived from the original on 22 July 2010. Retrieved 31 July 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Luis Rodriguez - Bio, CDs and Vinyl at Discogs". Retrieved 31 July 2010.