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A legendary producer , record company founder , songwriter , and music business leader , Fred Foster is truly one of the most experienced and successful individuals that musicnashville.com has the honor to represent in our producer search program . Fred is now available for selected production projects for new artists as well as artists with track records .
His credits include the following acheivments : Produced the megahits of the great Roy Orbison with sells of over 50 million units on Monument Records where he was founder and president . (this label is now home to the Dixie Chicks) Also produced hits for Dolly Parton , Willie Nelson , Kris Kristofferson , Boots Randolph and Ray Stevens. Produced five straight #1 records on Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers. He was publisher for Kristofferson on many of his classic hit songs and co-wrote "Me And Bobby McGhee" with Kris. Owned one of the most successful recording studios in Nashville .
Fred specializes in traditional and contemporary country production.
Joe is the hard rock , alternative and metal specialist in the musicnashville.com stable of producers. He has vast experience in all fields of commercial music as engineer as well as producer . He is particularly accomplished at working with vocalists as well as track production .
Having done studio work in all fields of music the list of artists Joe has worked with include Emmylou Harris , Rodney Crowell and the Judds . Many of these acts were produced at Creative Workshop and Creative Recording ; two studios founded by Buzz Cason . Joe continues to work at these and other music city studios . Blues , Reggae , rock and r&b acts he's produced or engineered for include: Spyder Virus , buzzkill , Depth Core Blue and Embidement . He has also worked with Hank Williams lll on several records.
Artists simply love working with Joe due to his warm , friendly encouraging and helpful manner. Joe is usually booked heavily , which requires ample notice to secure his services.
Freddy is a former member of rock'n'roll icons, Paul Revere and the Raiders. As guitarist/singer with the group, he toured extensively and appeared on countless highly popular television shows including Dick Clark's "American Bandstand" and "It's Happening". An Atlanta native, Freddy returned to the south after signing a solo recording contract with Columbia Records. His version of "The Games People Play" quickly went to #1. This career-breaking record was followed by "Promised Land", "Indian Lake", "The Perfect Stranger". Freddy is also a successful and prolific songwriter, having penned hits which include "Dizzy" and "Jam Up And Jelly Tight", both co-written with Tommy Roe who had the original versions. One of Freddy's most notable writing credits is "Lonely Women Make Good Lovers", which was a single by both Bob Luman and Steve Wariner. Bob Luman's version of the song was also used in the award winning movie, "Rainman", starrting Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman. Other writing credits of Freddy's include "They Asked About You", a single by Reba McEntire; "Wrong's What I Do Best", a single by George Jones and many more. Freddy's hit single of "Fantasy Island" gave him the opportunity to co-start with Ricardo Montalban on a segment of the television series, "Fantasy Island". Freddy presently resides in the Nashville area where he is a noted music publisher and songwriter. He has only recently become available for independent production projects as a producer. His expertise in all areas of the entertainment industry as well as his musical abilities and overall studio savvy make him and excellent choice for traditional, contemporary, or rock-oriented county recordings.
One of the pioneers of rock n' roll in the Nashville/Music City area, Buzz and his first band The Casuals were the first rock/r&b group to have records release on a major label (DOT) and toured all 50 states as backup and opening act for the likes of Brenda Lee, Jerry Lee Lewis, Fabian and many other top names. During the early '60s, Buzz had a hit single, "Look For A Star" under the name Garry Miles on Liberty Records. He later became a producer for Liberty working with rock legends the Crickets and Buddy Knox. He live in Los Angeles during this period, cutting records on these and other acts. In '64 he toured England as lead singer with the Crickets. After moving back to Nashville he formed a company with Bobby Russell and the pair published "Little Green Apples" and "Honey" both written by Russell and named two of the top songs of the century by ASCAP. Buzz produced "1432 Franklin Pike Circle Hero" on Russell for the team's Elf label. Buzz co-wrote and co-produced "Everlasting Love" on Robert Knight for Rising Sons a label co-owned with Monument's Fred Foster. U2, Gloria Estefan are among artists who have recorded the song which is on the top 50 songs on BMI's all-time airplay list. Mac Gayden wrote the classic with Buzz and the two also produced "She Shot A Hole In My Soul" for Clifford Curry. Buzz's production company was responsible for the first two Jimmy Buffett albums in the early '70s and co-wrote several songs with him. Buzz was also Jimmy Buffett's first publisher. Country production credits include hits by Dickey Lee and Freddy Weller. Recent songs on the charts co-written by Buzz include "Soldier Of Love" by Pearl Jam and "Love's the Only House" by Martina McBride. Buzz is an excellent choice for rock, r&b, or country production projects. He is also producing rock artist Anthony Crawford, guitarist and songwriter formerly with Neil Young, Dwight Yoakam and Steve Winwood.