Gordon Vicary

Gordon Vicary

Real Name:
Gordon Vicary
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Mastering Engineer from London (UK).

Gordon started his career as a vinyl cutting engineer at Pye Studios in 1968. During his time with Pye Studios, his lacquer cuts can be identified by the initial 'G' in the runouts, preceded by △, ◊ or ✳, depending on which lathe he used.

Working at Utopia Studios between 1978 and 1981, where amongst many others he worked with the Bee Gee's and cut early Adam & The Ants records.

From 1981, as an early employee at Richard Branson & Virgin’s The Town House, he mastered vinyl and CDs for many of the major UK artists (& producers) including Cliff & The Shadows, Elton John (Gus Dudgeon), Elkie Brooks, Status Quo, George Michael, U2, Motorhead, Gary Numan and The Stone Roses.

1998 saw Gordon co-create The Soundmasters, where he worked until having to take early retirement from the industry in 2005.

He died on 21 March 2010 from lung cancer. He was a non-smoker all his life.
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7N.15594 The Searchers The Searchers - Needles And Pins(7", Promo, RE, Sol) Pye Records 7N.15594 UK 1964 Sell This Version
Donovan Donovan - Colours (Comp) Hallmark Records, Marble Arch Records UK 1965 Sell This Version
MALS 665 Howlin' Wolf Howlin' Wolf - Moanin' In The Moonlight(LP, Album, RE) Marble Arch Records MALS 665 UK 1966 Sell This Version
MALS 741, MAL 741 The Ivy League The Ivy League - Sounds Of The Ivy League(LP) Marble Arch Records, Marble Arch Records MALS 741, MAL 741 UK 1967 Sell This Version
RSLP 6276 The First Edition* The First Edition* - The First Edition(LP, Album) Reprise Records RSLP 6276 UK 1967 Sell This Version
Otis Redding And Little Joe Curtis Otis Redding And Little Joe Curtis - Here Comes Some Soul From (Comp) Marble Arch Records UK 1967 Sell This Version
MALS 762 Various Various - Stars Of '68(LP, Comp) Marble Arch Records MALS 762 UK 1967 Sell This Version
7186, WB 7186 The Grateful Dead The Grateful Dead - Born Cross-Eyed / Dark Star(7", Single) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 7186, WB 7186 UK 1968 Sell This Version
7N.17635 Consortium (2) Consortium (2) - All The Love In The World(7", Single, Pus) Pye Records 7N.17635 UK 1968 Sell This Version
Donovan Donovan - A Gift From A Flower To A Garden Pye Records UK 1968 Sell This Version
CRAB 4 The Eathopians* The Eathopians* - Reggie Hit The Town(7") Crab CRAB 4 UK 1968 Sell This Version
AMS 735 Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass* Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass* - Winter Wonderland(7") A&M Records AMS 735 UK 1968 Sell This Version
GAS-102 Fitzroy Sterling Fitzroy Sterling - Got To Play It Cool / Jezabel(7", Single, W/Lbl, 4 p) GAS GAS-102 UK 1968 Sell This Version
Max Romeo Max Romeo - Wet Dream (Single) Unity (3) UK 1968 Sell This Version
MALS 781 Sandie Shaw Sandie Shaw - The Golden Hits Of(LP, Comp) Marble Arch Records MALS 781 UK 1968 Sell This Version
WS 1749, WS.1749 The Grateful Dead The Grateful Dead - Anthem Of The Sun(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. - Seven Arts Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. - Seven Arts Records WS 1749, WS.1749 UK 1968 Sell This Version
MALS 796 Kenny Ball And His Jazzmen Kenny Ball And His Jazzmen - The Sound Of Kenny Ball(LP, Comp) Marble Arch Records MALS 796 UK 1968 Sell This Version
MALS 816, MAL 816 Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band* Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band* - Sifters, Shifters, Finger Clicking Mamas(LP, Comp) Marble Arch Records, Marble Arch Records MALS 816, MAL 816 UK 1968 Sell This Version
NPL 28110 Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band - Safe As Milk(LP, Album, Mono) PYE International NPL 28110 UK 1968 Sell This Version
PYR-6058 Desmond Dekker & The Aces / Beverley's All Stars Desmond Dekker & The Aces / Beverley's All Stars - Israelites / The Man(7", Single, Yel) Pyramid (2) PYR-6058 UK 1968 Sell This Version
Dean Martin Dean Martin - Gentle On My Mind (Single) Reprise Records UK 1968 Sell This Version
RS.20758 Noel Harrison Noel Harrison - The Windmills Of Your Mind(7", Sol) Reprise Records RS.20758 UK 1968 Sell This Version
Francoise Hardy* Francoise Hardy* - Francoise Hardy Sings About Love (Comp) Marble Arch Records UK 1968 Sell This Version
N PL 18220, NSPL.18220 The Status Quo* The Status Quo* - Picturesque Matchstickable Messages From The Status Quo(LP, Album) Pye Records, Pye Records N PL 18220, NSPL.18220 UK 1968 Sell This Version
NB. 008 Derrick & Patsy* / Derrick Morgan Derrick & Patsy* / Derrick Morgan - Hey Boy Hey Girl / Music Is The Food Of Love(7", Single) New Beat Records NB. 008 UK 1968 Sell This Version