Mike Vernon

Real Name:
Michael William Hugh Vernon
British producer, engineer, musician and music executive. Founder of the Blue Horizon label (distributed through CBS and Polydor) and key producer for numerous British blues artists and groups during the late 1960s - particularly Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac and John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers.

Vernon played in a few bands before starting his production career at Decca with several blues artists, moving on later from Blue Horizon to a very broad genre of artists. His work encompasses such diverse artists as Furry Lewis, Level 42, David Bowie and Rocky Sharpe & The Replays (In which he also ghosted as 'Eric Rondo'). Labels he is also associated with are Purdah, Outasite and the later Indigo Recordings and Code Blue, the latter distributed through Atlantic, reviving the works of Blues, Jazz, Funk and Soul artists - such as Jay Owens and Sherman Robertson.

Born: 20 November 1944, Harrow, Middlesex, England.

Owner of Brand New Music Ltd. / Brand New Music.
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2931 003, STEC 125 Mike Vernon - Bring It Back Home album art Mike Vernon Bring It Back Home (Album) Blue Horizon, Disc'Az 2931 003, STEC 125 France 1971 Sell This Version
SAS 7410, SAS-7410 Mike Vernon - Moment Of Madness album art Mike Vernon Moment Of Madness (Album) Sire, Sire SAS 7410, SAS-7410 US 1973 Sell This Version
CB 101 Mike Vernon - Just A Little Bit album art Mike Vernon Y Los García (2) Mike Vernon Y Los García (2) - Just A Little Bit(CD, Album) Cambayá Records CB 101 Spain 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

2096 011 Mike Vernon - Come Back Baby album art Mike Vernon Come Back Baby(7", Single) Blue Horizon, Polydor 2096 011 Netherlands 1972 Sell This Version
2096-007 Mike Vernon - Let's Try It Again album art Mike Vernon Let's Try It Again(7", Single) Blue Horizon 2096-007 UK 1972 Sell This Version