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List of notable or famous record producers from England, with bios and photos, including the top record producers born in England and even some popular record producers who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English record producers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These record producers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known record producer from England is included when available.

List is made up of a variety of people, including David Bowie and John Lennon.

This historic record producers from England list can help answer the questions "Who are some English record producers of note?" and "Who are the most famous record producers from England?" These prominent record producers of England may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected English record producers.

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Simon Cowell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Record Producers from England
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Simon Phillip Cowell is an English reality TV celebrity, music and television producer and talent scout. He is known in the United Kingdom and United States for his role as a talent judge on TV shows such as Pop Idol, The X Factor, Britain's Got Talent and American Idol. He owns the television production and music publishing house Syco. As a judge, Cowell is known for his blunt and often controversial criticisms, insults and wisecracks about contestants and their abilities. He is also known for combining activities in both the television and music industries, having promoted singles and records for various artists, including television personalities. He was most recently featured on the ...more

Age: 58

Birthplace: Lambeth, London, United Kingdom

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John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Record Producers from England
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John Winston Ono Lennon MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the band the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. With Paul McCartney, he formed a celebrated songwriting partnership. Born and raised in Liverpool, as a teenager Lennon became involved in the skiffle craze; his first band, the Quarrymen, evolved into the Beatles in 1960. When the group disbanded in 1970, Lennon embarked on a solo career that produced the critically acclaimed albums John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band and Imagine, and iconic songs such as "Give Peace a Chance" and "Working Class Hero". After his marriage to Yoko Ono in 1969, he ...more

Age: Died at 40 (1940-1980)

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Record Producers from England
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David Bowie is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, arranger, and actor. He is also a painter and collector of fine art. Bowie has been a major figure in the world of popular music for over four decades, and is renowned as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s. He is known for his distinctive baritone voice as well as the intellectual depth and eclecticism of his work. Aside from his musical abilities, he is recognised for his androgynous beauty, which was an iconic element to his image, particularly in the 1970s and 1980s. Bowie first caught the eye and ear of the public in July 1969 when his song "Space Oddity" reached the top five of the UK ...more

Age: 71

Birthplace: Brixton, London, United Kingdom

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Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Record Producers from England
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Sir James Paul McCartney MBE is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame as a member of the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop music; his songwriting partnership with Lennon is one of the most celebrated of the 20th century. After the band's break-up, he pursued a solo career and formed Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine. McCartney has been recognised as one of the most successful composers and performers of all time, with 60 gold discs and sales of over 100 million albums and 100 million singles of his work with the Beatles and as a ...more

Age: 75

Birthplace: Walton, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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