Top 5 Most Famous Music Producers

It has always been said that behind a great man, there is an outstanding woman. The same happens in the music world. Behind a great musician, there is a great producer. It takes a real professional to take the talent of an artist, shape it and show it to the world in the best way possible. There is no way we can summarize all of the great producers the music world has given us, but, at least we are going to bring you a great list of 5 very influential and famous music producers.

Top 5 Famous Music Producers

5. Dr. Dre

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Back in the 80’s, a very young boy from Los Angeles, CA, US started to shape and define the West Coast Rap sound. Andre Romelle Young a.k.a Dr.Dre, started as a DJ one of the first groups he produced was one leaded by a well know drug dealer. It was certainly not an easy job, but he pulled off and brought them to instant national fame along United States. After this, Dre became the most recognized producer among Rap singers. he worked on hit records for Snoop Dogg, 2Pac, Eminem, 50 Cent, The Game among others. He not only dedicated to produce, but also had various great hits of his own. Dr Dre has left an indelible mark on hip hop and urban music through countless other acts. “The Real Slim Shady” and “In Da Club” are just a few hits to begin with.

4. Brian Eno

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Brian Eno is not only known for his skill as a producer, but also for his creativeness. The man who used to be known as Roxy Music’s keyboardist has left popular music and became the force behind the power. He has also produced for himself and has explored many experimental musical styles. It has also been extremely influential, pioneering ambient music. He also introduced the concept of chance music to popular audiences, partially through collaborations with other musicians. He has produced great artists and performers such as US, Coldplay, Nico, David Lynch, Depeche Mode among many others.

3. Rick Rubin

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This incredible guy, serial Grammy’s winner, is really loved in the Music community. Aside his technical know-how, he has a great ability to get along with almost everyone. That is why he has been able to produce many different genres. He has always found the t way to make people shine and bring out the best of each artist. He has produced great bands and solo artist, such as: Black Sabbath, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys, Run D.M.C., Johnny Cash, AC/DC, Rage Against The Machine, and Aerosmith.

2. Mark Ronson

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He is another musician who turned out to be a great producer. He made his name as a DJ on the New York club scene until he started to produce Christina Aguilera and a few years later, Lily Allen. His best move came along with Amy Winehouse’s 2006 classic “Back To Black” where Ronson’s natural old school instincts provided the perfect vibe for Winehouse’s retro soul obsessions. There is no doubt about his capacity to become one of the most famous music producers around the world.

1. Jerry Wexler

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He is one of the lords of music. He has worked with some of the most influential musicians of all times. He started as music journalist and followed his passion until he become one of the most revered record industry executives. He co-headlined Atlantic Records and got his hands dirty in the production booths. He managed to move Aretha Franklin from gospel to soul, produced Ray Charles and set Donny Hathaway and Roberta Flack on their way to stardom, confirming his place as one of the true visionaries of classic R&B. Not only he achieved all of this but also managed to persuade Bob Dylan to do a gospel album in 1979’s, Slow Train Coming.

We hope you liked our variety of famous music producers and start to listen to some of his achievements if you haven’t already done this.

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