In addition to a short-lived singing career with Atlantic Records, British-born Jon Astley has made a name for himself as a masterful producer of re-issues, particularly surrounding the Who's back catalogue. A student of the great Glyn Johns during the '70s, Astley developed a working relationship with Pete Townshend that began when he co-produced (along with Johns) the Who Are You project. It was Astley who took a 25 minute demo of the classic title track and edited it down to a (still) epic 6 minute track. Astley then teamed with Eric Clapton for his Just One Night album before re-inventing himself with the rise of the digital age. When the Who's back catalogue was to be re-mastered for CD release it was Astley who got Townshend's nod as the producer and his tightly sequenced, sparkling sounding productions have endeared Astley to the ...
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The Compleat Angler 1988 The Compleat Angler
 
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