Ron Nevison

Ron Nevison is an American record producer and audio engineer. He started his career in the early 1970s as an engineer on albums such as Quadrophenia by The Who and Bad Company's debut album. He eventually became a producer, working with artists including Meat Loaf, The Babys, Led Zeppelin, Ozzy Osbourne, UFO, Survivor, Jefferson Starship, Thin Lizzy, Kiss, Europe, Chicago, Grand Funk Railroad, Heart, and Damn Yankees among many others.[1][2]

Ron Nevison
GenresRock, pop
Occupation(s)Producer, engineer
Years active1970–present
Websiteronnevison.com

Career Overview

Nevison is a multi-platinum record producer. He has worked with numerous artists in his career. His first work was as an engineer for The Who's Quadrophenia album. From there he also did engineering work on the first three alums by Bad Company. He produced and engineered the Nightlife album by Thin Lizzy. In 1975, he engineered Led Zeppelin's Physical Graffiti album.

Nevison continued to build his reputation as a solid engineer before eventually producing a host of LP among a host of artists including The Babys, Dave Mason, UFO, Jefferson Starship, The Outlaws, and Eddie Money among others. Nevison was particularly adept at helping to help commercialize the sound of bands who had declined in popularity. Bands like Survivor and Heart benefited from working with Nevison. Survivor had three top ten hits from their Vital Signs album- "I Can't Hold Back", "High on You" and "The Search is Over". Heart has eight top ten between 1984 and 1987 on the albums "Heart" and "Bad Animals" including "These Dreams", "What About Love", "Who Will You Run To", "Alone" and others. Nevison also help Chicago on their 1988 album "19" which produced three top ten hits including "I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love", "Look Away" and "You're Not Alone".

Nevison also worked with Ozzy Osbourne on "The Ultimate Sin", Shooting Star on "Silent Scream", Kiss on "Crazy Nights" and both Damn Yankees albums.

Nevison has been recognized four times as Billboard Magazine's Top-5 Producer of the Year and has been nominated for several Grammy's. His work has led to over 100 million of album sales during his career. He is now retired.

See also

Discography as producer (chronological, not complete)

References


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