Jon Jacobs

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Recording engineer and producer active since 1978. Has work at Abbey Road Studios and Air Studios, London.

Jon Jacobs acquired a job as tape op-cum-tea boy at the famous Central London AIR Studios complex in 1978. About a year later, while Geoff Emerick was working there, Jon struck up a friendship with him, and found himself being asked to assist on future sessions.

A number of George Martin-produced albums followed, including several by Paul McCartney, and then, when Emerick moved to America, Jon became Martin's right-hand man behind the console, progressing to the position of Chief Engineer at AIR.

Jacobs stayed there for 10 years, before branching out on his own and going freelance, since when his credits have included Paul McCartney, Phil Collins, Mark Knopfler, The Pretenders, Yes, The Waterboys, and Heaven 17. He's also produced an Australian band, called The Slow Club, and undertaken a lot of co-production work with Graham Parker.
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Jon Jacobs Discography Tracks

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UFOX 1 UFO (5) This Time (Luxury Length) UFO (5) - This Time(12") Chrysalis UFOX 1 UK 1985 Sell This Version
Paul McCartney Talk More Talk Paul McCartney - Only Love Remains (Maxi, Single) Parlophone, MPL (2) New Zealand 1986 Sell This Version
MUK 5 Roy Gayle Up All Night (Doing It) (as John Jacobs) Roy Gayle - Up All Night (Doing It)(7", Single) Music UK MUK 5 UK 1986 Sell This Version
A8997T, 786449-0, A8997 (T) Andy Leek Holdin' Onto You ( Luxury Length) Andy Leek - Holdin' Onto You(12") Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic A8997T, 786449-0, A8997 (T) UK 1988 Sell This Version
The Divine Comedy Your Daddy's Car The Divine Comedy - A Secret History: The Best Of The Divine Comedy (Comp, Album) Setanta Records UK 1999 Sell This Version
none Paul McCartney Talk More Talk Paul McCartney - Maxi-Singles Collection Vol. 1(2xCD, Album, Comp, Unofficial) SRS Records none Spain Unknown Sell This Version

Vocals

SACD007 Lucy (12) Lucy (12) - Self Mythology(CD, Album) Stroboscopic Artefacts SACD007 Germany 2016 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

ND-63921 Various You Saw His Eyes Various - Celtic Voices: Women Of Song(CD, Comp) Narada Collection Series ND-63921 USA & Canada 1995 Sell This Version
SACD007 Lucy (12) Lucy (12) - Self Mythology(CD, Album) Stroboscopic Artefacts SACD007 Germany 2016 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

7243 8 34666 2 7 Planet Claire Planet Claire - After The Fire(CD, Album) EMI Electrola 7243 8 34666 2 7 Germany 1995 Sell This Version
FHCF-5019, 74321-79573-2 The Yellow Monkey Girlie (Original Mix) and 2 more… The Yellow Monkey - Brillant World(CD, Single) Fun House, Fun House FHCF-5019, 74321-79573-2 Japan 2000 Sell This Version

Production

Elvis Costello And The Attractions* Elvis Costello And The Attractions* - IbMePdErRoIoAmL (Imperial Bedroom) (Album, Comp) F-Beat US 1982 Sell This Version
Elvis Costello And The Attractions* Elvis Costello And The Attractions* - Man Out Of Time (Single) F-Beat, F-Beat UK 1982 Sell This Version
E.C. CHAT 2 Elvis Costello And The Attractions* Elvis Costello And The Attractions* - A Conversation With...... Elvis Costello (In Which He Talks About The Tracks From His New Album 'IbMePdErRoIoAmL' (Imperial Bedroom))(2xLP, Ltd, Promo) F-Beat E.C. CHAT 2 UK 1982 Sell This Version
Nick Heyward Nick Heyward - On A Sunday (Single, Maxi) Arista UK 1983 Sell This Version
Nick Heyward Nick Heyward - Blue Hat For A Blue Day (Single) Arista Ireland 1983 Sell This Version
Nick Heyward Nick Heyward - Take That Situation (Single) Arista Europe 1983 Sell This Version
Elvis Costello And The Attractions* Turning The Town Red Elvis Costello And The Attractions* - I Wanna Be Loved (Single) F-Beat UK 1984 Sell This Version
Various Turning The Town Red (as John Jacobs) Various - Out Of Our Idiot (Comp, Album) Demon Records UK 1987 Sell This Version
9114-2-RDJ Graham Parker Graham Parker - Big Man On Paper(CD, Promo) RCA 9114-2-RDJ US 1989 Sell This Version
The Almighty The Almighty - Destroyed (Single) Polydor UK 1989 Sell This Version
Graham Parker Graham Parker - Human Soul (Album) RCA UK 1989 Sell This Version
9959-4-RDJ Various Slash And Burn Various - Alternative 2 Wot(Cass, Comp, Promo) RCA 9959-4-RDJ US 1989 Sell This Version
9959-4-R Various Slash And Burn Various - Alternative 2 Wot(Cass, Comp) RCA 9959-4-R US 1989 Sell This Version
Graham Parker Graham Parker - Soul Time (Single) Demon Records Netherlands 1989 Sell This Version