Ted Templeman

A Platinum Producer's Life in Music

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Ranked #18 in Music Biography, Ranked #27 in Soundsee more rankings.

Crafting smash hits with Van Halen, The Doobie Brothers, Nicolette Larson, and Van Morrison, legendary music producer Ted Templeman changed the course of rock history

This autobiography (as told to Greg Renoff) recounts Templeman's remarkable life from child jazz phenom in Santa Cruz, California, in the 1950s to Grammy-winning music executive during the '70s and '80s. Along the way, Ted details his late '60s stint as an unlikely star with the sunshine pop outfit Harpers Bizarre and his grind-it-out days as a Warner Bros. tape listener, including the life-altering moment that...

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Brian Koppelman I read an advance copy of this book, and if you are at all interested in how records were made in the 60s, 70s, 80s, what a producer does, what it all feels like, this kills. Totally entertaining. Totally engaging. Great work, @GregRenoff https://t.co/plJn5eyPmK (Source)

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