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By Paul Myers

ISBN-10: 1906002339

ISBN-13: 9781906002336

"If you recognize what you will have, i will get it for you. if you happen to have no idea what you will want, i will do it for you." Todd Rundgren. Few checklist manufacturers own the musical facility to again up any such daring promise, yet in over forty-plus years in the back of the glass, Todd Rundgren has willed himself into turning into a not just a rock guitar virtuoso, an comprehensive lead vocalist, and a serviceable drummer, vocal arranger and keyboard participant, but in addition a grasp of possibly his maximum device of all, the recording studio.

Throughout his profession, Rundgren has ping-ponged among the worlds of manufacturer and recording artist with various levels of serious and advertisement good fortune. After studying his craft as a songwriter and arranger, with Nazz, Rundgren received awareness for engineering recordings by means of The Band. His attractiveness used to be cemented by means of a string of noteworthy productions starting in 1971 with Sparks, and carrying on with with vintage albums for Grand Funk, the recent York Dolls, Badfinger, corridor and Oates, Meat Loaf, Patti Smith workforce, Psychedelic Furs, and XTC. All of this along his personal solo albums – corresponding to Something/Anything, A Wizard a real megastar, and Hermit Of Mink hole – on which he performed and sang almost every little thing, and a sequence of albums through his band, Utopia.

Researched and written with the participation and cooperation of Rundgren himself, A Wizard a real celebrity is an engaging and authoritative journey in the course of the land of flickering purple lighting inhabited through a studio wizard who has hardly loved a formal victory lap alongside the various trails that he has blazed. It attracts upon unique new interviews with Robbie Robertson, Patti Smith, XTC, Sparks, Daryl corridor and John Oates, Meat Loaf, Jim Steinman, reasonable Trick, Grand Funk, The Psychedelic Furs, The Tubes, Steve Hillage, all individuals of Rundgren's mythical band, Utopia, and lots of different key Rundgren associates.

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