Joe Boyd, renowned record and film producer and author of White Bicycles,
interviewed on WMBR's Lost & Found program
Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2007
Show time: 12 noon - 2 PM
Show name: Lost & Found on WMBR 88.1fm http://wmbr.org/
Show website: http://lostwmbr.blogspot.com
Contact: Bob Dubrow
Joe Boyd, producer of Pink Floyd, Nick Drake, and Fairport Convention among
others, will be sitting in with host Bob Dubrow starting at noon for approx.
a 45 minute interview.
Born in Boston in 1942, Boyd graduated from Harvard in 1964. After
university, he worked as a production and tour manager for George Wein in
Europe where he traveled with Muddy Waters, Coleman Hawkins, Stan Getz and
others; and at Newport where he supervised Bob Dylan's electric debut. In
1966, he opened UFO, London's psychedelic ballroom.
His first record production was four tracks by "Eric Clapton and the
Powerhouse" for Elektra in 1966. He went on to produce Pink Floyd, Nick
Drake, The Incredible String Band, Fairport Convention, Sandy Denny, Richard
& Linda Thompson, Maria Muldaur, Toots and the Maytals, REM, Kate & Anna
McGarrigle, 10,000 Maniacs, Billy Bragg, Cubanismo, Taj Mahal and many
As head of music for Warner Brothers Films, he organized the scoring of
Deliverance, Clockwork Orange and McCabe and Mrs Miller and made Jimi
Hendrix, a feature-length documentary. He later went into partnership with
Don Simpson to develop film projects. He helped set up Lorne Michaels'
"Broadway Pictures" in 1979-1980, then started Hannibal Records, which he
ran for 20 years. In 1988, he was Executive Producer of the feature film