For Mix's 25th anniversary this year, we begin looking back at where we started. Here are the Number One albums and singles from Billboard, February 1977, with special props to the engineers, producers and studios who make the magic.
NUMBER ONE ALBUMS
WingsWings Over America.Producer: Paul McCartney. Engineers: Jack Maxson, Phil McDonald, Mark Vigars, Tom Walsh. Studio: Abbey Road.
A Star is Bornsoundtrack (featuring Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson). Producers: Phil Ramone, Barbra Streisand. Engineers: Phil Ramone, Tom Vicari, Dan Wallin. Studio: A&M Recording Studios.
NUMBER ONE SINGLES
Mary MacGregor “Torn Between Two Lovers.” Producers: Barry Beckett, Peter Yarrow. Studio: Muscle Shoals Sound Studios (Sheffield, AL).
Manfred Mann's Earth Band “Blinded By the Light.” Producer: Manfred Mann's Earth Band. Engineer: Laurence Latham. Mastering: Arun Chakraverty. Studio information not available.
The Eagles “New Kid in Town.” Producer: Bill Szymczyk. Engineers: Allan Blazek, Bruce Hensal, Ed Marshall, Bill Szymczyk. Mixing: Bill Szymczyk. Studio information not available.
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