Snuff Garrett

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Snuff Garrett

Retired American record producer whose most famous work was during the 1960s and 1970s add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1939.

Countries: United States (46%), Arizona (31%), United Kingdom (8%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Arizona, Johnny Mann, Gene McDaniels

Linked to: South Oak Cliff High School

 

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Snuff Garrett was born in 1939 add something

 

"'Thomas Lesslie "Snuff" Garrett"' is a retired American record producer whose most famous work was during the 1960s and 1970s add something


1959

In 1959, Garrett became a producer at Liberty Records in Hollywood add something

 

On February 3, 1959, Garrett performed a tribute show to Holly after he was killed in a plane crash in Iowa add something

 

His first job as producer for the label was on Johnny Burnette's "Settin The Woods On Fire" on July 9, 1959 add something


1961

Gene McDaniels - After recording two unsuccessful singles and an album, he was teamed with producer Snuff Garrett, with whom he recorded his first hit, "A Hundred Pounds of Clay," which reached no. 3 in the Billboard Hot 100 chart in early 1961 and sold over one million copies, earning gold disc status


1966

In 1966-67 Garrett and J J Cale co-produced "A trip down the Sunset Strip", attributed to the Leathercoated Minds, a compilation of psychedelic covers together with four instrumentals of Cale's own composition add something


1970

Garrett worked regularly with The Johnny Mann Singers and The Ron Hicklin Singers on many projects, and was responsible for the new sound of The Ray Conniff Singers in the early 1970s , producing two albums with Conniff add something


1973

Tony Christie - He recorded an album in the United States in 1973 with the record producer Snuff Garrett, which did little to stop his commercial slide


1976

In 1976, Garrett set up a sublabel of Casablanca Records called "Casablanca West" add something

 

In 1976, when home video was in its infancy, Garrett bought cassette rights to the old RKO and Republic films for what United Press International termed "a pittance add something


1978

In 1978, Garrett produced the country-oriented soundtrack of Clint Eastwood's "Every Which Way but Loose", which appeared on Garrett's latter-day label, Viva Records add something


1980

Garrett retired to his ranch in Arizona during the 1980s add something

 

United Press International, October 11, 1980 add something


2015

Garrett passed away December 17, 2015, at his Idle Spurs Ranch near Sonoita, Arizona add something

 

He died at his ranch on December 17, 2015, at the age of 76 add something