Bobby Hata

Real Name:
Shinichi Bobby Hata
Profile:
Note: For identification of his work by relying only on dead wax etch of 'BH' (See images) please consult the forum for guidance.

Born March 16, 1946 Passed March 21, 2008 Appears to have worked 1970-2006.
Recording and Mastering Engineer working with artists ranging from Michael McDonald, Christopher Cross, Dire Straits and into the jazz field with David Garfield etc.
During and after his Warner Bros. Recording Studios days he continued to work as an independent almost up to the time of his death.

Known to have worked at;
-Warner Bros. Recording Studios From 1970
-Amigo Studios
-Disc Lab
-Bobby Hata Audio Mastering Studio, Eagle Rock, CA Circa 2000 (AKA Bob Hata Mastering Studio, Los Angeles)

Known to have worked with
-Lee Herschberg
-Joe Sidore
-Rudy Hill (2)

Being researched by haiyai2u
Variations:

Production

Bobby Hata - As Time Goes By album art Dooley Wilson As Time Goes By (as Bob Hata) Dooley Wilson - As Time Goes By (Single) Warner Bros. Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Bobby Hata - The Wild Life - Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack album art Various Various - The Wild Life - Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Comp, Album) MCA Records US 1984 Sell This Version

Technical

Bobby Hata - First Time! The Count Meets The Duke album art Duke Ellington And Count Basie Duke Ellington And Count Basie - First Time! The Count Meets The Duke (Album) Columbia Netherlands 1962 Sell This Version
Bobby Hata - Someday My Prince Will Come album art Miles Davis Sextet* Miles Davis Sextet* - Someday My Prince Will Come (Album) Columbia Japan 1962 Sell This Version
MGS 27004, MGS-27004 Bobby Hata - Dancing Guitars Rock Elvis' Hits album art Jerry Kennedy Jerry Kennedy - Dancing Guitars Rock Elvis' Hits(LP, Album, Mono) Smash Records (4), Smash Records (4) MGS 27004, MGS-27004 US 1962 Sell This Version
920W-1047 Bobby Hata - Get On Up Mama album art The Sensations (3) The Sensations (3) - Get On Up Mama(7", Promo) Way Out (2) 920W-1047 US 1966 Sell This Version
0928 Bobby Hata - Mill Valley / The Happiest Day Of My Life album art Miss Abrams And The Strawberry Point 4th Grade Class Miss Abrams And The Strawberry Point 4th Grade Class - Mill Valley / The Happiest Day Of My Life(7", Promo) Reprise Records 0928 US 1970 Sell This Version
0907 Bobby Hata - Freedom Blues album art Little Richard Little Richard - Freedom Blues(7", Single, San) Reprise Records 0907 US 1970 Sell This Version
Bobby Hata - Black Night album art Deep Purple Deep Purple - Black Night (Single) Warner Bros. Records US 1970 Sell This Version
PRO 423 Bobby Hata - Looney Tunes And Merrie Melodies album art Various Various - Looney Tunes And Merrie Melodies(3xLP, Comp, Promo + Box) Warner Bros. Records PRO 423 US 1970 Sell This Version
PRO 443 Bobby Hata - Non-Dairy Creamer album art Various Various - Non-Dairy Creamer(LP, Comp, Promo) Warner Bros. Records PRO 443 US 1971 Sell This Version
Bobby Hata - It Ain't Easy album art John Baldry* John Baldry* - It Ain't Easy (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records Canada 1971 Sell This Version
Bobby Hata - Rasmussen album art Flemming Rasmussen (3) Flemming Rasmussen (3) - Rasmussen (Album) Reprise Records, Reprise Records Germany 1971 Sell This Version
Bobby Hata - Sinatra & Company album art Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra - Sinatra & Company (Album) Reprise Records Venezuela 1971 Sell This Version
Bobby Hata - Thick As A Brick album art Jethro Tull Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick (Album) Reprise Records US 1972 Sell This Version
Bobby Hata - America album art America (2) America (2) - America (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records US 1972 Sell This Version
Bobby Hata - Sailin' Shoes album art Little Feat Little Feat - Sailin' Shoes (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 1972 Sell This Version
BS 2580 Bobby Hata - The Train I'm On album art Tony Joe White Tony Joe White - The Train I'm On(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records BS 2580 US 1972 Sell This Version
Bobby Hata - Last Of The Brooklyn Cowboys album art Arlo Guthrie Arlo Guthrie - Last Of The Brooklyn Cowboys (Album) Reprise Records Australia 1973 Sell This Version
BS 2687 Gene Parsons Gene Parsons - Kindling(LP, Album, Gat) Warner Bros. Records BS 2687 US 1973 Sell This Version
PRO 517 Bobby Hata - Something For Mary album art The Credibility Gap The Credibility Gap - Something For Mary(7") Warner Bros. Records PRO 517 US 1973 Sell This Version
Bobby Hata - Paradise And Lunch album art Ry Cooder Ry Cooder - Paradise And Lunch (Album) Reprise Records Australia 1974 Sell This Version
Bobby Hata - Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie Together In Concert album art Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie - Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie Together In Concert (Album) Reprise Records UK 1975 Sell This Version
CU 5001 Bobby Hata - (There's No Place Like) America Today album art Curtis Mayfield Curtis Mayfield - (There's No Place Like) America Today(LP, Album, Promo) Curtom CU 5001 US 1975 Sell This Version
CHR 1072 Bobby Hata - Flash Fearless Versus The Zorg Women Parts 5 & 6 album art Various Various - Flash Fearless Versus The Zorg Women Parts 5 & 6(LP, Album, Promo) Chrysalis CHR 1072 US 1975 Sell This Version