Terry Melcher

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Terry Melcher

American musician and record producer, who was instrumental in shaping the sound of American West Coast rock music add

Category: Music

Born in 1942.

Countries: United States (95%), Poland (5%)

Main connections: Doris Day, Charles Manson, Bruce Johnston

Linked to: The Beach Boys, The Byrds, Columbia Records

 

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Terry Melcher was born in 1942 add something


1960

In the early 1960s, Terry Melcher and Bruce Johnston formed the vocal duet Bruce & Terry add something

 

Candice Bergen - During the 1960s, Bergen dated and lived with Terry Melcher, a music producer and the son of Doris Day


1963

Bruce Johnston - " In 1963 came the first collaboration with his friend Terry Melcher , a mostly instrumental covers album credited to The Hot Doggers


1966

Brian Wilson - Having been introduced to Parks at a garden party at Terry Melcher's home, Wilson liked Parks' "visionary eloquence" and began work with him in the fall of 1966

 

Van Dyke Parks - In February 1966, both Parks and Wilson reconnected at a lawn party thrown by Terry Melcher


1967

Monterey Pop Festival - Melcher was a board member of the Monterey Pop Foundation and a producer of the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967 add something


1968

In 1968, Beach Boy Dennis Wilson introduced Melcher to ex-con and aspiring musician Charles Manson add something


1969

On August 9, 1969, the house was the site of the murders of Sharon Tate , coffee heiress Abigail Folger , hairdresser Jay Sebring, writer Wojciech Frykowski, and Steven Parent, by members of Manson's 'family' add something

 

Melcher again acted as producer for The Byrds on "Ballad of Easy Rider", their eighth album, released in November 1969 add something

 

Charles Manson - On May 18, 1969, Terry Melcher visited Spahn Ranch to hear Manson and the women sing


1970

In the early 1970s, Melcher was the producer of The Byrds' 10th album "Byrdmaniax", but the results were not well received; one critic referred to the album as "Melcher's Folly" add something

 

Gram Parsons - Parsons signed a solo deal with A&M Records and moved in with producer Terry Melcher in early 1970


1975

Brian Wilson - Subsequently, though still under contract to Warner Brothers, Wilson signed a sideline production deal with Bruce Johnston and Terry Melcher's Equinox Records in early 1975


1985

In 1985, Terry co-produced the cable show, " Doris Day's Best Friends", and worked as the director and vice president of the Doris Day Animal Foundation add something


1988

In 1988, Melcher earned a Golden Globe nomination for co-writing the song "Kokomo" with John Phillips, Scott McKenzie and Mike Love add something

 

Recorded by The Beach Boys, the song was featured in the 1988 Tom Cruise film "Cocktail", and hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 add something


1992

Melcher produced the band's 1992 studio record, "Summer in Paradise", which was the first record produced digitally on Pro Tools add something


Terry Melcher died in 2004 add something

 

On November 19, 2004, Terry Melcher died at his home of melanoma, after a long illness add something

 

Doris Day - The album is a compilation of previously unreleased recordings produced by Day's son, Terry Melcher, prior to his death in 2004.