Storied Record Producer Don Was on the Fragile Magic of a First Take

Storied Record Producer Don Was on the Fragile Magic of a First Take

Don Was Willie NelsonDon Was wears a lot of hats. In addition to his two “day jobs” as president of the storied jazz label Blue Note Records and bassist for the Grateful Dead, he’s also one of the most important record producers of the last thirty years, having worked with everyone from Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones to Al Green and Lyle Lovett. Among his best-known productions are “Something to Talk About” for Bonnie Raitt and “Love Shack” for the B-52s. But he calls Willie’s 1992 recording of “Across the Borderline” his favorite track he ever worked on. Subscribe Apple Podcasts — Google Podcasts — Spotify — Stitcher On this episode of One by Willie, Don talks about cutting that song in Dublin with Willie, as well…View Original Post

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