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John Simon

p, *1941 US, Norwalk, Connecticut
Musician / Composer / Arranger / Producer of Pop, Jazz and Rock

John Simon (born August 11, 1941) is an American music producer, composer, writer and performer. Recognized as one of the top record producers in the United States during the late 1960s and the 1970s, Simon produced numerous classic albums that continue to sell more than 30 years later, including The Band’s Music from Big Pink, The Band, and The Last Waltz, Cheap Thrills by Big Brother & the Holding Company featuring Janis Joplin, Bookends by Simon & Garfunkel, Songs of Leonard Cohen by Leonard Cohen, and Child Is Father to the Man by Blood, Sweat & Tears.

     
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Vocals
  • Percussion
  • Mandolin
  • Synthesizer
Genres
  • Pop
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • Soundtrack
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
I Stand Alone Medley: I Stand Alone/I Can Love A Woman/New York City on Al Kooper: The Complete MusicMasters Recordings by Al Kooper
Tannenbaum on John Simon's Album by John Simon
Closing Medley: You Can't Always Get What You Want/Season Of The Witch/Al's Witch Hunt on Al Kooper: The Complete MusicMasters Recordings by Al Kooper
Davey's on the Road Again on John Simon's Album by John Simon
The Elves' Song (aka the Song of the Elves) on John Simon's Album by John Simon
Heartbeat on Al Kooper: The Complete MusicMasters Recordings by Al Kooper
Don't Forget What I Told You on John Simon's Album by John Simon
The Fool Dressed in Velvet on John Simon's Album by John Simon
Motorcycle Man on John Simon's Album by John Simon
Rain Song on John Simon's Album by John Simon

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Harmony FarmJohn Simon1995Album
Out On The StreetJohn Simon1992Album
JourneyJohn Simon1972Album
John Simon's AlbumJohn Simon1971Album
My Name Is JackJohn Simon1969Single
Last Summer Theme / Firehouse BluesJohn Simon1969Single
Last Summer - The Original Motion Picture SoundtrackJohn Simon1969Album
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