Record producer and engineer Ken Scott has worked with some of the greatest musical icons. He began his career at EMI Recording Studios (known as Abbey Road) and worked the mixing desk for the The Beatles and Pink Floyd. He later moved to Trident Studios where he produced some of David Bowie’s classic albums. He has also engineered or produced for Elton John, Supertramp, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Jeff Beck and many others. Here he has given us his top five albums of all time.

1. The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds

“Amazing songs and totally unique arrangements.”

2. The Beatles – Revolver

“One small step for the band; one giant leap for popular music.”

3. Vivaldi – Four Seasons (any version)

“First heard this during the film Sunday Bloody Sunday and have loved it ever since.”

4. Mahavishnu Orchestra – Inner Mounting Flame

“The start of an amazing period for both music and my life.”

5. The Dixie Dregs – What If

“The musicality is just so wonderful.”


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  1. While I might be inclined to replace all of them with Beatles albums, I would suggest that “Let it Be” replace “Revolver”…I do agree that Pet Sounds is at least a top ten. Of course, we can argue about this until the next ice age, and Ken Scott’s opinion is certainly at least as good as mine!!

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