Bill Putnam

Profile:
Milton Tasker "Bill" Putnam (1920–1989) was a renowned American audio engineer, songwriter, producer, studio designer and businessman who has been described as "the father of modern recording". He was the inventor of the modern recording console and is recognized as a key figure in the development of the postwar commercial recording industry. The first studio he founded was Universal Recording Studio in Chicago. In 1957 he went to Los Angeles and founded United Recording Corp., parent company of the famous United Recording Studios. He later purchased Western Recorders next door and merged the two entities, creating the famous United Western Studios.
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Instruments & Performance

OTA-008 Bill Putnam - Unsurpassed Masters-1965 album art The Byrds The Byrds - Unsurpassed Masters-1965(CD, Unofficial) On The Air OTA-008 Unknown Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

1702 Bill Putnam - River Road Two-Step / Good Morning, Mr. Echo album art Margaret Whiting With Lou Busch & His Orchestra Good Morning, Mr. Echo Margaret Whiting With Lou Busch & His Orchestra - River Road Two-Step / Good Morning, Mr. Echo(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 1702 US 1951 Sell This Version
Bill Putnam - Pretty Eyed Baby / I Cried Myself To Sleep album art Jane Turzy and Her Trio* I Cried Myself To Sleep Jane Turzy and Her Trio* - Pretty Eyed Baby / I Cried Myself To Sleep (Single) Decca Canada 1951 Sell This Version
Bill Putnam - Mister Och Mississippi / Godmorgon Mister Eko album art Alice Babs Med Charles Normans Orkester* Godmorgon Mister Eko (as B. Putnam) Alice Babs Med Charles Normans Orkester* - Mister Och Mississippi / Godmorgon Mister Eko Metronome Denmark 1951 Sell This Version
Bill Putnam - Nicotine Fits / It's all Your Fault album art Tiny Murphy And His Bar 69 Boys It's All Your Fault (as Putnam) Tiny Murphy And His Bar 69 Boys - Nicotine Fits / It's all Your Fault (Single) United (2) US 1952 Sell This Version
Bill Putnam - She's All Right / Sad, Sad Day album art Muddy Waters Sad, Sad Day (as Putnam) Muddy Waters - She's All Right / Sad, Sad Day (Single) Chess US 1953 Sell This Version
Bill Putnam - Life's Not The Same Without You / Don't Ever Change album art Helene Dixon Don't Ever Change Helene Dixon - Life's Not The Same Without You / Don't Ever Change (Single) Epic US 1953 Sell This Version
Bill Putnam - Call Before You Go Home / This Is My Lucky Day album art Memphis Slim And His House Rockers* This Is My Lucky Day (as Putnam) Memphis Slim And His House Rockers* - Call Before You Go Home / This Is My Lucky Day United (2) US 1953 Sell This Version
Bill Putnam - Memphis Slim U.S.A. / Blues All Around My Head album art Memphis Slim And His House Rockers* Blues All Around My Head (as Putnam) Memphis Slim And His House Rockers* - Memphis Slim U.S.A. / Blues All Around My Head (Single) United (2) US 1954 Sell This Version
W-90034X45 Bill Putnam - Don't Ever Change / Through The Years album art Ronnie Gaylord With Lew Douglas And His Orchestra Don't Ever Change Ronnie Gaylord With Lew Douglas And His Orchestra - Don't Ever Change / Through The Years(7") Wing Records W-90034X45 US 1955 Sell This Version
Bill Putnam - Let's Dance, Dance, Dance album art David Carroll And His Orchestra* Gadabout (as Milton Putnam) David Carroll And His Orchestra* - Let's Dance, Dance, Dance (Album) Mercury, Mercury US 1961 Sell This Version
PHJR-10002 Bill Putnam - Swing Slow album art Swing Slow Good Morning, Mr Echo Swing Slow - Swing Slow(10", MiniAlbum) Mercury PHJR-10002 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
Bill Putnam - A Time To Remember 1951 album art Various Good Morning Mr Echo (as Putnam) Various - A Time To Remember 1951 (Comp) EMI, The CDCard Company US 1998 Sell This Version
724357638722 Bill Putnam - 1000 Original Hits 1951 album art Various Good Morning, Mr. Echo (as Putnam) Various - 1000 Original Hits 1951(CD, Comp) EMI Plus 724357638722 Netherlands 2001 Sell This Version
U-132 Bill Putnam - Nicotine Fits / It's all Your Fault album art Tiny Murphy And His Bar 69 Boys It's All Your Fault (as Putnam) Tiny Murphy And His Bar 69 Boys - Nicotine Fits / It's all Your Fault(Shellac, 10", Promo) United (2) U-132 US Unknown Sell This Version
U-136 Bill Putnam - Dangerous Ground / Hot Steel album art Tiny Murphy And The Bar 69 Boys* Hot Steel (as B. Putnam) Tiny Murphy And The Bar 69 Boys* - Dangerous Ground / Hot Steel(Shellac, 10") United (2) U-136 US Unknown Sell This Version
SRW-16106-W Bill Putnam - Dance Date With David Carroll album art David Carroll Gadabout David Carroll - Dance Date With David Carroll(LP) Wing Records SRW-16106-W US Unknown Sell This Version
1547 Bill Putnam - Das Jodeln In Den Bergen / Mädel, Wenn Es Nacht Wird / Auf Der Heide, Da Blühen Die Rosen / Schön Blüh'n Die Heckenrosen  album art Die Geschwister Schmid* Das Jodeln In Den Bergen (Good Morning, Mr. Echo) (as Putman) Die Geschwister Schmid* - Das Jodeln In Den Bergen / Mädel, Wenn Es Nacht Wird / Auf Der Heide, Da Blühen Die Rosen / Schön Blüh'n Die Heckenrosen (7", EP) Viennaphon 1547 Austria Unknown Sell This Version

Production

Bill Putnam - It Must Have Been Something I Said! album art Smothers Brothers Smothers Brothers - It Must Have Been Something I Said! (Album) Mercury, Mercury US 1964 Sell This Version
Bill Putnam - Live At Brigham Young University album art Stan Kenton And His Orchestra Stan Kenton And His Orchestra - Live At Brigham Young University (Album) Creative World US 1971 Sell This Version
Bill Putnam - Live At Butler University album art Stan Kenton And His Orchestra Stan Kenton And His Orchestra - Live At Butler University Creative World US 1972 Sell This Version
ST 1059 Bill Putnam - Live At Butler University album art The Four Freshmen With Stan Kenton And His Orchestra The Four Freshmen With Stan Kenton And His Orchestra - Live At Butler University(2xLP, Quad) Creative World ST 1059 US 1972 Sell This Version
Bill Putnam - Journey To Capricorn album art Stan Kenton Stan Kenton - Journey To Capricorn (Album) Creative World US 1976 Sell This Version
FW 40030 Bill Putnam - Happy Reunion album art Duke Ellington Duke Ellington - Happy Reunion(LP, Album, Promo) Doctor Jazz FW 40030 US 1985 Sell This Version

Technical

Bill Putnam - At The London House album art Billy Taylor Billy Taylor - At The London House (Album) ABC-Paramount, ABC-Paramount US 1956 Sell This Version