RSR096 – Richard Dodd – The Engineer Behind The Travelling Wilburys – George Harrison, Tom Petty, and Roy Orbison

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Stories about engineering & producing The Traveling Wilburys.

My guest today is someone who has been suggested by more of my guests than any other producer or engineer. At nearly 100 episodes into the podcast I am thrilled to have Richard Dodd on the show today, a multi platinum Grammy winning producer, recording engineer, and mastering engineer with 40 years of amazing credits to his discography.

Richard began recording hits in the 1970’s like “Kung Fu Fighting,” and has since distinguished himself many times over while working with artists Boz Scaggs, Stephane Grappelli, George Harrison, Clannad, Roy Orbison, Wilco, Green Day, Steve Earle, Delbert McClinton, Robert Plant, Roger Daltry, the Travelling Wilburys, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Freddie Mercury, Placido Domingo, and many more.

In 1995 he won the Best Engineer Grammy Award for Tom Petty's "Wildflowers", best Blues Album in 2001 for “Nothing Personal” by Delbert McClinton, and multiple Grammys in 2007 for the Dixie Chicks "Taking the Long Way". While in the Country market, Richard has Mastered all of Jason Aldean's Platinum albums plus all 13 of Jason's # 1 Hit singles.

"If you don't like where you are, you haven't stepped on enough stones yet." #RichardDodd #AbbeyRoad 

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"If in doubt where to put the microphone. Never put a microphone where you wouldn't put your ear." #RichardDodd #AbbeyRoad

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