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Ken Scott

Real Name:Ken Scott
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English record producer & engineer, born April 20, 1947 - London, England, UK. He moved to Los Angeles, California, USA in 1976.
Noted for his work as producer with David Bowie, Supertramp, Kansas & The Tubes among others and as engineer for The Beatles, Elton John, Pink Floyd, Procol Harum, Duran Duran & many more. Scott recorded some legendary jazz rock albums, e.g. "Spectrum" and "Visions Of The Emerald Beyond".
He began working at the EMI Studios at the age of just 16 in the tape library, and, within six months, he was promoted to 2nd engineer (known then as a "button pusher"), where his first session was on side two of the Beatles' album "A Hard Day's Night". After a short time as an assistant engineer, he was promoted to 'cutting' (known as mastering today), where he spent approximately two years. In September 1967, he was promoted to engineer, where his first session was with the Beatles on their song "Your Mother Should Know". As an engineer at Abbey Road, he also worked with numerous other artists including the Jeff Beck Group, Pink Floyd, The Pretty Things, Scaffold and Mary Hopkin. In late 1969, shortly after completion of the Procol Harum album "A Salty Dog", he left Abbey Road for Trident Studios. During his time there, he also teamed up with Supertramp for "Crime Of The Century". Other artists he worked with while at Trident included America (2), Harry Nilsson, Lou Reed, Rick Wakeman, The Rolling Stones, Al Kooper and Lindisfarne.
After spending three months in Hollywood recording Supertramp he decided to permanently move his family to Los Angeles, CA in 1976. In 2013, he relocated to Nashville, TN and in 2015 he moved to Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK.

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