Greatest Music Producers of All Timemurph
The Top Ten
Dr. Dre is the greatest of all time, he has done so much for hip hop/rap music. In 1988 he made gangsta rap well known when he produced the NWA album "Straight outta Compton". Which made ice cube and eazy e famous. Then in 1992 in invented G-Funk on his classic album "The Chronic". At the same time he gives us snoop dogg! In 1995he leaves death row records to make his own record label "Aftermath records". In 1999 he gives us another classic album called "2001" and at the same time he gives us Eminem and produces his first album! In 2003 he gives us 50 Cent and produces his first album which made him famous like Eminem and snoop dogg. In 2005 he makes The Game famous by producing his first album as well. 2012 he gives us a new rapper called kendrick lamar who is very good! He will become as big as snoop dogg, Eminem, 50 cent and the game. He has also done a lot for Tupac and nas. It was his idea to make a Tupac hologram. Every track he produced becomes a hit! The creator of classic ...more
Dr. Dre is great he has brought so many rappers into fame. There are also a few that should be added on here like Just Blaze and a few others like him.
Dr dre Should be 1st in the list, He made tons of rappers Famous and he Saved Eminem's Life. He (Eminem) Was once poor that he could'nt Afford to Buy Diapers for her Baby Girl. But Dr. Dre made him Famous and he is now rich. And Dr. Dre's "Forgot About Dre" Was awesome SPLENDID AND I COULDENT DESCRIBE IT WITH WORDS
I agree with ya my man. Dre is also the best selling rapper and the richest ine - AlphaQ
The best of the best. No denying Hit after hitV 24 Comments
NO WAY! WHO IS THIS GUY? Jeff Lynne's the greatest music producer of all time! - Drtrekker
NO WAY! Who is this guy? Phil Spector's the greatest music producer!
Some of the crazy fan boys need a slap in the face to wake up a little
Who is this he should NOT be number 1 disrespectfulV 5 Comments
In the REAL actual world, he is the greatest producer of all time. Nobody else has done it at is level in MULTIPLE genres. Check his resume Sinatra, Michael Jackson...
He surely stands out as the best! His longevity, mastery of music arrangements, the scope of musical genres and artist, and not forgetting film scores, gosh the man is a giant, pure genius! I love ever piece of musical work he ever touched, not to mention albums released under his name, with contribution from "who is who" of music!
Created the most successful album (s) in history, which really says it all, he's also proven to be a successful recording artist
Thriller, Bad, They were all sucessful because he took part in them.V 19 Comments
Well the name says it, without him, I bet you the Beatles would be another group who failed to succeed.
Helped make the Beatles the most popular rock group in history. If not #1 producer, than certainly #1 promoter.
After Brian Epstein, the guy most responsible for the Beatles success (other than the Beatles themselves).
the bestV 17 Comments
Jeff Lynne is in the top 5 Producers for mine. I would have him number one as I know of no other producer that has achieved so much for so many musicians including some of the best ever. Yes some have achieved so much with one musician/group however to resurrect so many different careers with his influence speaks for itself. I suppose if research was completed on each person then Jeff would stand up there with a couple of others - the top 5.
Borderline top five as a producer. Vastly underrated because he never promotes himself. His impact goes far beyond just producing however, and his value to the music of the last half-century is gradually becoming more recognized. Influenced by the Beatles "I am a Walrus", he practically invented orchestral rock in the early 1970's. His sound is immediately recognizable not only in the music of ELO, but in those he produced afterwards. He was instrumental in the revival of George Harrison and Roy Orbison. A quality pick...
23 you kidding... Jeff Lynne in top 5 of all time.. Results speak for themselves and still going strong.. He has influenced so many elite artists as mentioned earlier not to mention, Aerosmith, Beach boys Brian Wilson, Tom Jones, Joe Cocker, Bonnie Tyler, Ringo Starr,
Jeff Lynne managed to be apart of so many top hit songs, and helped so many people out including Tom Petty, George Harrison, the Beatles, and others. He was extremely talented, and there is no one else like him. In my opinion he can go even higher than this 4th place spot. I mean this guy after so long made a new album, "Alone in the Universe", and it is an amazing album. He is truly amazing.V 171 Comments
The Master of rap and rock. He started with punk then moved on to rap. Not to mention he produced Johnny Cash's later albums the American Recordings. Today he works with Eminem and continues to make platinum albums
The best sound in a Slipknot's album... Subliminal verses, credits to him!... Also he produced the best album of Metallica since the Black album, Death Magnetic... Also Slayer.. Red hot chilli peppers... This guy is awesome
He produces many of the bands that I like he's a genius. He should be number one because rolling stone called him the most important producer and he popularized hip hop.
He produced possibly the heaviest metal album ever. Reign in Blood by Slayer - SirSkeletorThe3rdV 6 Comments
Okay, the Wall Of Sound is about it. There's nothing else up his sleeve (apart from a gun maybe! ). But he produced some fantastic tracks and has a truly distinctive sound. His influence is huge.
Spector had / has a natural gift for hearing and combining sounds. His famous "Wall of Sound" is just one example of his innate musical ability.
Created the sound that allowed rock and roll to start and flourish. He created the bridge with some of the greatest music ever.
Pretty much invented pop music as we know it.V 7 Comments
He truly is a great producer! But where are all the producers such as darkchild or shaffer smith or rico love? - HenP
He is the man! My favorite music producer... Very talented person!
He should continue this awesome music journey...
I'm sure people would agree that Timbaland has produced great music.
He is the bestV 5 Comments
What how is this guy not in the top 3 for his work with talking heads
Come on. He is legendary.
Music influencer. God of synth. Listen and be schooled in quality, (might I suggest the work he did with Byrne of the Talking Heads? )
He produced some of the most important, most influential, and most innovative albums of all time. His resumé says it allV 2 Comments
David Foster have produced countless HIT records that got PLATINUM. Numerous awards and hits later, he is still actively signing and producing new artistes from many countries. Dirty Loops are 1 of them. He and Quincy Jones, in my book, the best music producers of ALL TIME!
Without a doubt, the best producer of all time. If you don't think so, then you don't know who he is.
David Foster guided Jackie Evancho thru her first (and arguably most important) year of professional work. What a gift to humanity! - BobG
Wheres "Mutt" Lange?V 5 Comments
I'm a fan of the style of music he's known for producingV 2 Comments
Today he is with the smashing pumpkins and you can't forgot about his collaboration to the the most famous album nevermind by nirvana which made them my fqvorite rock band and many others
Nevermind. Smashing Pumpkins. Foo Fighters. Enough said.V 2 Comments
New York Dolls debut, Badfinger Straight Up, Meatloaf's Bat Out of Hell, XTC Skylarking, The Tubes Remote Control Grand Funk's We're an American Band and Shinin' On, The Band Stage Fright plus albums by Hall and Oates, Cheap Trick, Patti Smith, Psychedelic Furs, Rick Derringer and many others. He also produced all his own solo albums and those he did with Utopia and Nazz. Known for working really quickly and suggesting creative solutions.
Wouldn't wanna be like you is my all time favorite intro hook
A Wizard, A True Star!
He does it all.V 1 Comment
Should be ranked much higher.
His attention to detail was awesome, andthe way he fused diffrent genres was effortless.
Did a bunch of Zeppelin, that should put him #2 behind Jimmy Page.
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