George Peckham

Real Name:
George Peckham
Profile:
British lacquer-cutting and mastering engineer, better known as "Porky" (as in "a Porky prime cut") with an illustrious career, including work on The Beatles, Genesis, and Led Zeppelin catalogues.

He started his career in disc cutting as a trainee at Apple in 1968 and his signature can be found in the dead wax/runout grooves of many a rock, punk, post-punk, and new wave record pressed in the UK. Porky would often include cryptic/humorous messages in these etchings, e.g. "you'll never work again" on the A-side of The Fall "Totale's Turns (It's Now Or Never)" (1980).

Studios of his career include: Apple Studios (late 1960s), Master Room (early 1970s), I.B.C. Studios/Portland Studios (1974 to 1984), and Porky's Mastering (since 1984).
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Writing & Arrangement

R5528 The Fourmost Turn The Lights-Down (as Peckham) The Fourmost - Auntie Maggie's Remedy(7", Single) Parlophone R5528 UK 1966 Sell This Version
2 C 006- 92399 M, 2C 006-92.399 M George Peckham - Don't Shut Me Out / Schoolgirl album art Matchbox (2) Rod (as George) Matchbox (2) - Don't Shut Me Out / Schoolgirl (Single) Columbia, Columbia 2 C 006- 92399 M, 2C 006-92.399 M France 1971 Sell This Version
CM 104 George Peckham - First And Fourmost album art The Fourmost Turn The Lights Down The Fourmost - First And Fourmost(LP, Comp) See For Miles Records Ltd., Charly Records CM 104 UK 1982 Sell This Version
0946 3 31318 2 8, 331 3182 George Peckham - The Best Of The Fourmost album art The Fourmost Turn The Lights Down The Fourmost - The Best Of The Fourmost(CD, Comp) EMI Gold, EMI Gold 0946 3 31318 2 8, 331 3182 UK 2005 Sell This Version

Production

ZS7 2051 Matchbox (2) Matchbox (2) - Don't Shut Me Out / Schoolgirl(7") Barnaby Records ZS7 2051 US 1971 Sell This Version

Technical

6413 008 George Peckham - Both Sides (Live & Studio Recordings) album art Alexis Korner Alexis Korner - Both Sides (Live & Studio Recordings) (Album) Metronome, Metronome, Metronome 6413 008 Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
LBS 83348 George Peckham - Hawkwind album art Hawkwind Hawkwind - Hawkwind(LP, Album, Gat) Liberty LBS 83348 UK 1970 Sell This Version
WIP-6082 George Peckham - All Right Now album art Free Free - All Right Now (Single) Island Records WIP-6082 UK 1970 Sell This Version
ILPS 9115 George Peckham - Liege & Lief album art Fairport Convention Fairport Convention - Liege & Lief (Album) Island Records ILPS 9115 UK 1970 Sell This Version
TRA 216 George Peckham - Stray album art Stray (6) Stray (6) - Stray (Album) Transatlantic Records TRA 216 France 1970 Sell This Version
ILPS 9114 George Peckham - Renaissance album art Renaissance (4) Renaissance (4) - Renaissance (Album) Island Records ILPS 9114 UK 1970 Sell This Version
FTS 3088 George Peckham - The Answer album art Peter Bardens Peter Bardens - The Answer (Album) Transatlantic Records FTS 3088 US 1970 Sell This Version
VO 6360 001, 6360 001 George Peckham - From Home To Home album art Fairfield Parlour Fairfield Parlour - From Home To Home (Album) Vertigo VO 6360 001, 6360 001 South Africa 1970 Sell This Version
EXP 70 George Peckham - This Is Stereo album art Clement Brown and John Wright (7) Clement Brown and John Wright (7) - This Is Stereo(LP) EXP Technical Series EXP 70 UK 1970 Sell This Version
ILPS 9173 George Peckham - The Collectors Colosseum album art Colosseum Colosseum - The Collectors Colosseum(LP, Comp) Bronze, Island Records ILPS 9173 UK 1971 Sell This Version
CHR 1001 George Peckham - A Space In Time album art Ten Years After Ten Years After - A Space In Time(LP, Album) Chrysalis CHR 1001 UK 1971 Sell This Version
WIP 6106 George Peckham - Life Is A Long Song album art Jethro Tull Jethro Tull - Life Is A Long Song(7", EP, 4-L) Chrysalis WIP 6106 UK 1971 Sell This Version
ILPS 9089 George Peckham - Tons Of Sobs album art Free Free - Tons Of Sobs (Album) Island Records ILPS 9089 UK 1971 Sell This Version
SAPCOR 18 George Peckham - The Radha Krsna Temple album art The Radha Krsna Temple The Radha Krsna Temple - The Radha Krsna Temple (Album) Apple Records SAPCOR 18 UK 1971 Sell This Version
SIL 934457, SIL-934,457 George Peckham - "Babbacombe" Lee album art Fairport Convention Fairport Convention - "Babbacombe" Lee (Album) Island Records SIL 934457, SIL-934,457 Australia 1971 Sell This Version
HIFLY 6 George Peckham - Electric Warrior album art T. Rex T. Rex - Electric Warrior (Album) Fly Records (3) HIFLY 6 UK 1971 Sell This Version
ILPS 9178, ILPS-9178 George Peckham - Brain Capers album art Mott The Hoople Mott The Hoople - Brain Capers (Album) Island Records ILPS 9178, ILPS-9178 UK 1971 Sell This Version
PAS 10004, 1E 064 ◦ 04914 George Peckham - Imagine album art John Lennon John Lennon - Imagine (Album) Apple Records, Apple Records PAS 10004, 1E 064 ◦ 04914 UK 1971 Sell This Version
2406006 George Peckham - Meaty, Beaty, Big & Bouncy album art The Who The Who - Meaty, Beaty, Big & Bouncy (Comp) Track Record 2406006 UK 1971 Sell This Version
CAS 1053 George Peckham - Bell + Arc album art Bell + Arc Bell + Arc - Bell + Arc (Album) Charisma CAS 1053 UK 1971 Sell This Version

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patientot

patientot

June 26, 2019
Legendary, especially for some of the records that he pushed to the limit and cut quite hot. If your cartridge is not up to snuff, you'll know it when it hits the inner grooves on some of the records he's cut.
wyattnicholson

wyattnicholson

January 28, 2018
This list is missing The Damned "Music For Pleasure" LP - Stiff Records, 1977, and Joydivision "Still" LP, Factory Records, 1980.
digger628

digger628

November 28, 2012
This list is missing Kevin Ayers - Confessions Of Dr. Dream And Other Stories, 1974 Island Records ILPS 9263. Side 1 inscribed "Porky", side 2 inscribed "Rupo-Pecko-Melo"

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