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Joe Meek (1929-1967) was an incredibly imaginative and progressive independent record producer and songwriter. Despite being tone-deaf and not being able to play a musical instrument or write notation, Meek displayed a remarkable facility for writing and producing successful commercial recordings. In writing songs he was reliant on musicians such as Dave Adams, Geoff Goddard or Charles Blackwell to transcribe melodies and chord-progressions from his "demos". He worked on 245 singles, of which 45 were major hits (top fifty or… read more

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  • Avatar for avantish
    v Completely agree.. I Hear A New World is just ahem... Outta this world!
  • Avatar for JamesHippieKid
    Just glorious. So ahead of his time. and too underrated.
  • Avatar for FakePlasticDick
    Weird motherfucker
  • Avatar for PimD
    How I wish there was a superdeluxe career-spanning "The Complete Joe Meek Productions" boxset :(
  • Avatar for hierophantus
    Seriously, SixShooterSam: get laid.
  • Avatar for hierophantus
    Yeah because "genius" is the same as "producer." Jesus you are a fucking asshole.
  • Avatar for BallerCraig
    I'm a Geek, love Meek, heck muh-funn yeh.
  • Avatar for liquidnature
    he was one brilliant lunatic
  • Avatar for thrillseeker01
    had he lived,who knows what he would have achieved?What if he had worked with Hendrix,Floyd or Aphex Twin? Can anyone imagine Meek for XBox 360,or The Meek Factor or Meek for Windows 27?
  • Avatar for Nakkinak
    no u

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