RSR126 – William Wittman – Multi Platinum Producer Mixer for Cyndi Lauper, The Outfield, The Fixx, The Hooters, and Joan Osborne

We talked about hearing the Beatles for the first time, why the sound of Pyromania in the 80s was influenced by FM radio compression, and the making of Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”.

My guest today is William Wittman, a musician, multi–platinum engineer, and producer for artists like Cyndi Lauper, Joan Osborne, the Hooters, and The Outfield. He has held the chief engineer position at several major recording studios which also led to several years as an A&R VP and Staff Producer at two major record labels (Sony/Columbia and BMG/RCA).

He was also a member of the alternative rock band Too Much Joy. Today, he plays bass guitar in the band of Cyndi Lauper, both in her studio recordings as well as on her international tours.

As a musician, he has appeared on nationally televised shows including The Late Show with David Letterman, the Rosie O’Donnell Show, CBS Late Late Show, Ellen Degeneres, the NBC Christmas Tree Lighting Special, and New Year’s Eve in Times Square. 

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