Top Ten Albums Engineered, Produced, Co-Produced, or Mixed by Glyn Johns

Glyn Johns is one of the most prolific producers and recording engineers in British history, having worked with The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Eric Clapton, and many others. Feel free to add other albums in that I missed.

The Top Ten

1 Exile on Main Street - Rolling Stones

One of the greatest rock and roll albums in the true sense of the word. Glyn Johns worked with them as engineer and mixer since 1965 when they recorded "Out of Our Heads". - Gg2000

2 Who's Next - The Who

After Pete Townshend was devastated by his inability to finish writing the Lifehouse rock opera, Glyn Johns convinced him that some of the songs could still work as an ordinary album. Glyn co-produced, engineered, and mixed the album. He also worked on every album afterwards until "It's Hard" (the only exception being "Face Dances"). - Gg2000

3 Led Zeppelin I - Led Zeppelin

Glyn Johns was the engineer for the first Led Zeppelin album. He only engineered the first Led Zeppelin album because Jimmy Page insisted on changing engineers with every album. - Gg2000

4 A Nod is as Good as a Wink... to a Blind Horse - The Faces

Glyn Johns co-produced and engineered the album. He helped the band to tighten up their sound, and as a result, the album liner notes have a credit that says "Thanks to you, Glyn, you made all the difference". - Gg2000

5 Slowhand - Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton chose Glyn Johns because he knew that Glyn was capable of working with British and American musicians together. He also acknowledged that Glyn's disciplinary "no jamming in the studio" attitude forced him and the band to tighten their performances. - Gg2000

6 Combat Rock - The Clash

After disagreements sprung up between the members of the Clash as to how long the album would be, Glyn Johns was brought in to remix the album. He shortened some of the songs and removed a couple others. - Gg2000

7 Let It Be - The Beatles

Glyn Johns was the engineer for the album's original sessions. He was supposed to provide the original mix and tracklist for the album, but after two attempts, his mixes were rejected. Phil Spector was later hired to finish the songs and mix the album, much to Johns' dismay. - Gg2000

8 Ogden's Nuts Gone Flake - The Small Faces

Glyn Johns had been working with the Small Faces since their first album. - Gg2000

9 Traffic - Traffic

Glyn Johns was one of the engineers who appeared on the album. - Gg2000

10 Mad Dogs and Englishmen - Joe Cocker

Joe Cocker's live album. Glyn Johns was the producer. - Gg2000

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