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Black History Month Special: Sing Out Salutes TOM WILSON

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Bob Dylan and Tom Wilson in the studio. Source: Wikipedia.

Black History Month special: Tonight Sing Out salutes TOM WILSON, the first African-American producer at a major record company (Columbia Records). The Harvard grad’s role in the recording studio in the 1960s changed all of our lives and pushed musicians to change the sound of music itself, from producing the first Sun Ra album in 1957 (on Wilson’s short-lived label Transition), the only collaboration between Cecil Taylor and John Coltrane, electrifying Simon & Garfunkel’s “Sounds of Silence,” helping Bob Dylan go electric with “Like a Rolling Stone,” and that was just the start. Wilson produced the debut albums by Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention, Velvet Underground, Soft Machine, solo Nico, many of the Animals’ albums, as well as Dion,  Pete Seeger, Country Joe & the Fish, the Blues Project and dozens more.


John ColtraneShifting DownAnthology 2020BELIEVE - Jjjedizionimusicali
Sun Ra & His ArkestraBrainvilleSpace Jazz ReverieBELIEVE - Gotcha!
Sun RaSaturnThe Sound of JoyBlack Sheep Music
Cecil TaylorSongSalonBELIEVE - More Wings in Hell
Cecil TaylorYou'd Be So Nice To Come Home ToJazz AdvanceBlue Note
Bob DylanThe Times They Are A-Changin'Dylan (22 track Digital Only Version + Digital Booklet)Columbia/Legacy
Bob DylanSubterranean Homesick BluesDylan (22 track Digital Only Version + Digital Booklet)Columbia/Legacy
Bob DylanBob Dylan's 115th DreamThe Complete Album Collection - The 60'sSME - Columbia/Legacy
Articolo 31Come Una Pietra ScalciataNessunoRicordi
Bob DylanLike a Rolling StoneBiograph (Display Box)Columbia
Simon & GarfunkelThe Sound Of SilenceThe Columbia Studio Recordings (1964-1970)Columbia/Legacy
Frank ZappaAnyway The Wind BlowsFreak Out!Universal Music Ireland Ltd.
Frank ZappaWho Are The Brain Police?Freak Out!Universal Music
The Velvet UndergroundSunday MorningRelaxUniversal Music
The Velvet UndergroundI'm Waiting For The ManThe Very Best Of The Velvet UndergroundUniversal Music
NicoThese DaysChelsea GirlUniversal Music
The AnimalsHey GypThe Best Of Eric Burdon And The Animals (1966 - 1968)Universal Motown Records Group
Eric BurdonMontereyBest Of 1966-1968Real Music
Soft MachinePataphysical Introduction, Pt. 1Volume TwoOne Way
Soft MachineJoy Of A ToyVolume TwoOne Way
Jon LaineWhistlin TrixieMIVFastLaine Music/OTB Management
Soft MachineHope For HappinessVolume TwoOne Way
The Blues ProjectI Can't Keep From Crying SometimesProjectionsUMG - Polydor
Wildcookie,Freddie Cruger,Anthony MillsSerious DrugShapes 11:01BELIEVE - Tru Thoughts
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