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  Eddie Offord - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eddie Offord is a noted record producer and engineer, who worked in his ADVISION Studio in London on some of the most famous albums in the 1970s.
He is especially well known for his work with the progressive rock groups Emerson, Lake and Palmer and Yes.
ELP wrote a tribute to Eddie Offord with the song "Are you ready, Eddie?", issued 1971 on their "Tarkus"-Album
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 Yes in the Press: Ready, Eddie? - Melody Maker (from the Legendary Roxi Collection)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Eddie Offord sits in his penthouse flat,way above the traffic that thunders down the Vauxhall Bridge Road past Victoria.
Since his success with the "Yes Album," Eddie has become one of the most sought after engineer-producers and one of the most successful, with Yes and ELP among the top acts he works with and for.
Offord has an amazing memory for the recordings he has made, and he says that each recording he hears that he has worked on is from a certain part of his life.
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 Pallas (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A highlight of their set at that time and also a highlight of the early Marquee shows (until the Marquee threatened to ban the band if they did not stop playing it) was a track called "The Ripper".
After releasing a self-produced LP entitled Arrive Alive (recorded in Scotland in 1981), Pallas was courted by EMI records (who had just signed contemporaries Marillion) and thrust into the studio with none other than Yes/ELP wunderkind Eddie Offord to record the LP that would become The Sentinel.
When the album was finally released on CD, it was in a remixed version with additional songs that had been written for the album and released as singles, but not included on the original release.
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 Yesfans.com: Founded 4/01 - The Sixth Member Of YES.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
He came in with TYA, a very important album, because at the time it was either going to make or break Yes with the record company and as we all know very well now, it made them.
From a musical context though I agree with the other posts that Eddie's genius was a vital ingredient to much of the early/middle period work.
Just as George Martin was clearly the 5th Beatle, I say Eddy Offord is the 6th member of Yes.
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 All Good People - The Family of Yes! - What is the best produced Yes album?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Those are Eddie Offord's best by far before he declined on Tales and Relayer.
This has to be Eddie Offord's highwater period as a recording producer.
Eddie Offord, though he had his difficulties with Yes and their music, did such great work in the seventies with them, it is difficult to believe that he actually hated it!
www.allgoodpeople.net /showthread.php?t=2544   (2760 words)

The album was produced by Eddie Offord, a famous producer, how did you get in touch with him, and how was it working with him?
John: Eddie was contacted by our then manager Tony Secunda, who sent Eddie some of our music.
Don: Working with Eddie Offord was great as I was always a fan of his.
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 Drama (Yes album) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Recorded that spring and released in August, Drama featured a much harder-edged Yes with a distinct new wave flavor (in no small part due to the two new recruits).
Perhaps to ensure that some of the old glory was there, Roger Dean was commissioned to design his first Yes cover in five years, and Eddie Offord, who had co-produced the band in their 1971-1974 heydey, returned to the studio for assistance.
Drama fared well in the UK charts, reaching #2 there, but American audiences were not so sure, with Drama becoming Yes's first album there in years to not reach the Top 10 or go gold.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Drama_(Yes_album)   (489 words)

 Progressive Rock Forum: Question on Close to the Edge...
Eddie was practically the sixth member of the band, and Yes acknowledged this by including a picture of him, and giving him equal status in that regard.
I have seen other pictures of Eddie Offord, there's one in the liner notes of the Rhino remaster of Tales from Topographic Oceans, he has a cigarette in his hand.....and Eddie did a lot of work for ELP as well.
There's another picture of Eddie Offord at the YesYears (box set) booklet, placed at the back of Pete Frame's Yes Family Tree.
www.progarchives.com /forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=14168&FID=3   (876 words)

 Pallas - The Sentinel [Bonus Tracks]: Reviews, Track Listing, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
This is the debut recording of the Scottish neo-prog band Pallas [+].
It was produced by Eddie Offord [+], which, rather than working to the band's advantage, became a controversy leading the band to accuse Offord of rushing through the session.
The band took it upon themselves to re-master the original tapes without Offord.
www.music.com /release/the_sentinel/3   (242 words)

 the birthday party
This is where the Move had just recorded their first self titled album where Offord and Chevin had been the sound engineers.
Roy managed to convince Eddie and Gerald to see the Idle Race at the Cedar Club and it was soon after, that they offered to help the Idle Race record their debut album.
Eddie Offord and Gerald 'Peanuts' Chevin must be congratulated as the Birthday Party album is fully of creative editing, short samples and sound effects which compliment the bizzare nature of the subject material!
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 Yes in the Press: Review: Tales from Topographic Oceans - The Yes Chronicles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Well, I'll even concede that there are some decent 10- to 12-minute songs buried in here, but at 18 to 21 minutes, they just collapse under their own weight.
It's frightening to think that some of these cuts were originally as long as 28 minutes, before Eddie Offord got out the scissors.
It's also scary to think of what a mishmash the songs must have been in their uncut form, because even truncated to fit on an LP side, there is absolutely no focus.
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 All Good People - The Family of Yes! - Who should produce the next Yes Album?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Out of an almost morbid curiosity, assuming they could leave the past in the past, I'd be very interested in hearing what the boys could do reuniting with Eddie Offord.
I think much of Eddie's success was due to the fac the was stoned out of his mind, Ithink that brought the creativity out of him.
Eddie Offord, well.....I don't think he would be interested, at least he didn't talk very complimentary about them in interviews over the last decade.
www.allgoodpeople.net /showthread.php?t=2562   (2481 words)

 Where are they now? - Others associated with the band
Eddie Jobson kept threatening to do something or other, but that was years back.
Eddie is always good for getting in touch with him and asking him what the latest thing is about UK.
Offord lives in southern California and has largely retired from the music business, although he does occasional engineer and production work.
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 Pallas - Discography - Eyes In The Night (Arrive Alive)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The song Eyes In The Night (Arrive Alive) was recorded at East Point, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (Eddie Offord's studio), between August and October of 1983.
It was produced and mixed by Eddie Offord.
East West and Crown Of Thorns (together with March On Atlantis and Heart Attack, which appeared on the Shock Treatment single) were recorded late 1983 during the Brave New World tour, and mixed early 1984, in several studios all over Britain.
www.dprp.vuurwerk.nl /bands/pallas/archive/discography/eyesinthenight.html   (328 words)

 SoundChaser.Org :: The Definitive Internet Yes Source :: View topic - Producer for the next studio album.
If he wouldn't do it, wouldn't Eddie Offord be great?
My personal choice would be Billy Sherwood or someone else (don't ask me who though).
First, I think Eddie Offord is a no-go, because this guy could take drugs for Britain and his brain's a bit fried these days; allegedly.
www.soundchaser.org /forum/viewtopic.php?t=1246   (1008 words)

 Interview with Joel Dick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Local drummer, Joel Dick, toured the southern states with Sonus, a progressive rock band which recorded at "Eddie Offord Studio" (producer of Yes, ELP, and John Lennon) in Atlanta, GA.
We shopped around the tapes and caught the interest of Eddie Offord (produced Yes, ELP, and John Lennon).
He brought us into his Studio in Atlanta, GA and produced four of our songs to help us capture interest from record labels.
findusat309.com /interviews/interview_joel_dick.html   (1868 words)

 YesNet: Yesshows 1998 Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Between the songs he told all the famous stories, about the cowbells and "teatime" with Eddie Offord ("four o'clock Eddie rolled some "teas" for us").
He really seemed to have fun, he joked with Chris and Steve all the time and especially enjoyed doing "The revealing science of God", "I've seen all good people" on which he played guitar back to back with Chris.
This guy might be a great producer/engineer and he might bring a lot of energy to the band, but although there's no doubt that he is as important to the band as Eddie Offord was in the 70s, they didn't give Eddie a guitar and put him onstage, did they?.
www.yesworld.com /reviews/yesnet/EU1998/1998/980318b.html   (1074 words)

 Pallas - Discography - The Sentinel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
They were sent to Atlanta, Georgia, USA, to record the new album at Eddie Offord's studio.
Cut And Run was written around the same time as Paris Is Burning (actually, these two songs come from one instrumental song), and Eyes In The Night was called Arrive Alive previously, and played live many times.
The recording went alright, but when Eddie Offord was asked to do another job, he mixed the Pallas album is less time than he should have done, and the band were not completely happy with the results.
www.dprp.vuurwerk.nl /bands/pallas/archive/discography/sentinel.html   (379 words)

 Goblin: Massimo Morante Interview
When the English singer who sung on the "Cherry five" record put us in contact with Eddie Offord, the producer of the "Yes", who was interested in our new musical projects, we were sure (maybe too much) that that was our good chance.
We rented a piano in Keith Emerson's studio and recorded some demos, playing some concerts in some English schools which, in the end, made us gain very little money...
Do you think that Eddie Offord's refusal to produce the group has limited your careerĀ ?
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 Yes News - March 1999
Rudolf Music releases Independent CD produced by legendary rock music producer Eddie Offord.
This is the second CD release for the independent Rudolf Music, and the second CD by the progressive rock group TIMMY.
A quick skim through the relevant section failed to reveal any mention of Eddie Jobson, his brief involvement in the band or appearance in the video for "Owner of a Lonely Heart".
www.yessng.net /March99.html   (3558 words)

 Sentinel [Bonus Tracks] price comparison at MSN Shopping
This is the debut recording of the Scottish neo-prog band Pallas.
It was produced by Eddie Offord, which, rather than working to the band's advantage, became a controversy leading the band to accuse Offord of rushing through the session.
The band's approach is a derivative of influences...
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 eBay ? Yes Music CDs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Engineers include: Gerald Chevin, Eddie Offord, John Timperley.
With songs that often rival classical music for length and sheer ambition, Yes is not a group whose work can...
Producers: Eddie Offord, Paul Clay, Tony Colton, Trevor Horn, Trevor Rabin, Paul De Villiers, Yes.
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will spring to mind, although they kicked off as being probably the most "prog" of the bunch, having worked with acclaimed producer Eddie Offord (Yes, ELP) on the Patrick Woodroffe packaged debut Sentinel.
Both bass and guitar get so close to their Yes equivalent that at times you’d think Pallas has joined forces with Anderson and friends, or maybe old pal Eddie Offord gave them an old reel of unissued Yes material ?
The absolute highlight on this album certainly has to be the lengthy “Midas Touch” containing so many different atmospheres, it's as if they were different chapters in a book.
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 Tinsley_Ellis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
“Hell or High Water” reunited Ellis with former producer Eddie Offord, who has worked with legendary progressive rock bands Emerson, Lake, and Palmer and Yes, in addition to producing Ellis’ “Storm Warning” record.
The pairing of Ellis and Offord is clearly clicking.
On “Hell or High Water”, Ellis showcases an extensive catalog of fiery blues riffs, but offers the listener much more than just the everyday standard guitar crunch.
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 Eddie Offord: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
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 Music Discography Central - Yes Discography - Relayer
All the music was written and arranged by YES.
The record was produced by Yes and Eddie Offord, tapes by Genaro Rippo.
Recorded on Eddie Offord's mobile equipment in England in late summer and autumn 1974.
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 SH Forums - Best Digital Versions of Emerson, Lake, and Palmer
Did you know he used the same mic on the snare drum and the vocals back then.
You could pretty much tell it was an Offord mix when u heard it!
Considering the equipment he had to work with back then...it still amazes me what he could do.
www.stevehoffman.tv /forums/showthread.php?t=49777&page=2   (1770 words)

 SH Forums - Best Digital Versions of Emerson, Lake, and Palmer
I agree, I always liked Eddie Offord's mixes of ELP and YES.
The sound of the Bass and Drums on my original Atlantic "Close To the Edge" and "Fragile" vinyl has not been equaled on any CD version IMO.
Location: In Nashville sitting behind a mixing desk.
www.stevehoffman.tv /forums/showthread.php?t=49777&page=2   (1057 words)

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