Spotlight: Fun Facts about Rock Legend Alan Parsons
Alan Parsons Live Project Greatest Hits Tour Saturday, June 6th @ 8pm Did You Know? * Alan Parsons started his career at the famous Abbey Road Studios – at the age of 19! * He was assistant engineer on The Beatles’ last two albums, Abbey Road and Let It Be. * As sound engineer, Alan…
Did You Know?
* Alan Parsons started his career at the famous Abbey Road Studios – at the age of 19!
* He was assistant engineer on The Beatles’ last two albums, Abbey Road and Let It Be.
* As sound engineer, Alan is responsible for the ground-breaking audio effects on Pink Floyd’s classic album, Dark Side of The Moon.
* After forming The Alan Parsons Project band with Eric Woolfson, Alan became a chart-topping performer in his own right with a string of hits:
’Eye In The Sky,’ ‘Time,’ ‘Damned If I Do,’ ‘Don’t Answer Me,’ ‘I Wouldn’t Want To Be Like You,’ ‘Games People Play,’ ‘Dr. Tarr & Professor Fether’
* He has been nominated for 11 different Grammy® awards between 1973 and 2007.
* Alan produced the Grand Ukulele album for Jake Shimabukoro, the virtuoso ukulele player whose YouTube video of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” received over ten million hits!
* The Alan Parsons Project’s song “Sirius” has long been the theme for the Chicago Bulls, notably during the championship era with Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan!
Learn even more about this incredible artist straight from the horses mouth! Check out the
Westchester Magazine Q& A with Parson: Five Questions For Alan Parsons. And don’t miss his
live greatest hits concert here at the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater this Saturday night!!!