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Mike Vernom

Michael William Hugh “Mike” Vernon (nacido el 20 de noviembre de 1944) es un propietario de estudio de la música inglesa y productor de discos de Harrow, Middlesex, Inglaterra. Produjo álbumes para artistas y grupos de blues británicos en los años 60, trabajando con los Bluesbreakers, David Bowie, Duster Bennett, Savoy Brown, Chicken Shack, Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac, Peter Green, Danny Kirwan, John Mayall, Christine McVie y Ten Years Después, entre otros

Biografía
Vernon es más conocido como el fundador de la etiqueta de registro de blues, Blue Horizon. Trabajó en Decca Records a partir de 1963. Se desempeñó como productor de la colaboración Mayall-Clapton Blues Breakers con Eric Clapton (1966).

A principios de los años setenta, Vernon lanzó un álbum en solitario, Moment of Madness. También fue miembro de The Olympic Runners (1974-1979) y actuó como productor para ellos. Fue productor y miembro de Rocky Sharpe y los Replays (1979-1983). Con los Replays cantó bajo bajo el psudónimo de Eric Rondo. Él fundó las etiquetas de registro de Indigo y de código azul en los años 90.

Vernon salió de la jubilación para producir el segundo álbum por el prodigio de blues británico, Oli Brown. El álbum titulado Jefe Gane, Tails You Lose fue lanzado en marzo de 2010.

Discografía de producción

  • 1965 – Five Long Years – Eddie Boyd
  • 1966 – Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton – John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers
  • 1966 – Art Gallery – The Artwoods
  • 1966 – “The London Boys” – David Bowie
  • 1966 – “Rubber Band” – David Bowie
  • 1966 – Sound of Sitar – Chim Kothari
  • 1967 – Champion Jack Dupree and His Blues Band – Champion Jack Dupree featuring Mickey Baker
  • 1967 – “Love You till Tuesday” – David Bowie
  • 1967 – The Blues Alone – John Mayall
  • 1967 – A Hard Road – John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers
  • 1967 – Crusade — John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers
  • 1967 – David Bowie – David Bowie
  • 1967 – Eddie Boyd and His Blues Band – Eddie Boyd (Liner notes)
  • 1967 – Raw Blues – Various Artists
  • 1967 – Shake Down – Savoy Brown
  • 1967 – Ten Years After – Ten Years After
  • 1968 – The 1968 Memphis Country Blues Festival – Various Artists
  • 1968 – Roosevelt Holts: Presenting The Country Blues (production)
  • 1968 – 40 Blue Fingers, Freshly Packed and Ready to Serve – Chicken Shack
  • 1968 – 7936 South Rhodes – Eddie Boyd
  • 1968 – Bare Wires – John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers
  • 1968 – Blues from Laurel Canyon – John Mayall
  • 1968 – Long Overdue – Gordon Smith
  • 1968 – Diary of a Band, Vol. 1 – John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers
  • 1968 – Diary of a Band, Vol. 2 – John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers
  • 1968 – Getting to the Point – Savoy Brown
  • 1968 – Last Night’s Dream – Johnny Shines
  • 1968 – Fleetwood Mac – Fleetwood Mac
  • 1968 – Mr. Wonderful – Fleetwood Mac
  • 1968 – Undead – Ten Years After (Liner notes)
  • 1968 – Bukka WhiteMemphis Hot Shots (Production – Liner notes – Photo)
  • 1969 – 100 Ton Chicken – Chicken Shack
  • 1969 – The Biggest Thing Since Colossus – Otis Spann (Liner notes)
  • 1969 – Blue Matter – Savoy Brown (Percussion, arranger, assistant)
  • 1969 – Fleetwood Mac in Chicago/Blues Jam in Chicago, Vols. 1-2 – Fleetwood Mac
  • 1969 – English Rose – Fleetwood Mac
  • 1969 – First Slice – Jellybread
  • 1969 – Heavy Blues – Champion Jack Dupree
  • 1969 – Looking Back – John Mayall (Liner notes)
  • 1969 – Midnight Jump – Sunnyland Slim
  • 1969 – O.K. Ken? – Chicken Shack
  • 1969 – Fiends And Angels – Martha Veléz
  • 1969 – Patent Pending – The Johnny Almond Music Machine
  • 1969 – The Pious Bird of Good Omen – Fleetwood Mac
  • 1969 – A Step Further – Savoy Brown (Percussion, bells)
  • 1969 – Stonedhenge – Ten Years After (Vocals)
  • 1969 – Presenting the Country Blues/Furry Lewis (Production – Liner Notes)
  • 1969 – Presenting the Country Blues/Mississippi Joe Callicott (Production – Liner Notes)
  • 1970 – Stars of the 1969–1970 Memphis Country Blues Festival – Various Artists
  • 1970 – Grease One for Me – Bacon Fat
  • 1970 – In and Out of Focus – Focus (Liner notes, supervisor)
  • 1970 – The End of the Game – Peter Green
  • 1970 – Accept – Chicken Shack
  • 1971 – Black Magic Woman – Fleetwood Mac
  • 1971 – Bring It Back Home – Mike Vernon (Harmonica, percussion, vocals)
  • 1971 – The Original Fleetwood Mac – Fleetwood Mac
  • 1971 – Moving Waves – Focus (Liner notes, supervisor)
  • 1971 – Rick Hayward – Rick Hayward (Liner notes)
  • 1971 – Thru the Years – John Mayall
  • 1972 – Alvin Lee and Company – Ten Years After
  • 1972 – Discovering the Blues – Robben Ford
  • 1972 – Focus 3 – Focus (Supervisor)
  • 1972 – Rocking At the Tweed Mill – Livin’ Blues
  • 1973 – At the Rainbow – Focus (Supervisor)
  • 1973 – History Of British Blues Vol.1 (Various Artists) (Production – liner notes and on one song)
  • 1973 – Ram Jam Josey – Livin’ Blues
  • 1974 – Burglar – Freddie King (Percussion)
  • 1974 – Hamburger Concerto – Focus
  • 1975 – Larger Than Life – Freddie King (Percussion)
  • 1975 – Love Is a Five Letter Word – Jimmy Witherspoon (Percussion)
  • 1975 – Out in Front – The Olympic Runners (Percussion)
  • 1975 – Vintage Years – Fleetwood Mac
  • 1976 – Do You Wanna Do a Thing – Bloodstone
  • 1976 – Gold Plated – Climax Blues Band
  • 1976 – Live – Jimmy Witherspoon & Robben Ford (Executive production, editing, mixing)
  • 1977 – Best of Savoy Brown [London] – Savoy Brown
  • 1977 – Edwin Starr – Edwin Starr (Tambourine, vibraslap)
  • 1977 – Hot to Trot – The Olympic Runners (Percussion, vocals)
  • 1977 – On the Line – Foster Brothers
  • 1977 – Ship of Memories – Focus
  • 1977 – Soul Survivors – Diversions
  • 1978 – Focus con Proby – Focus (Liner notes, supervisor)
  • 1979 – Let It Roll – Dr. Feelgood
  • 1979 – Out of the Ground – The Olympic Runners (Percussion)
  • 1979 – Rama Lama (Replays) – Rocky Sharpe & the Replays (Engineer)
  • 1980 – Shout! Shout! – Rocky Sharpe & the Replays (Percussion)
  • 1981 – Level 42 – Level 42
  • 1982 – The Pursuit of Accidents – Level 42
  • 1983 – Stop Please Stop – Rocky Sharpe & the Replays (Percussion)
  • 1984 – End of the Line – Pete McDonald
  • 1985 – Graffiti – New Jordal Swingers
  • 1986 – Mad Man Blues – Dr. Feelgood
  • 1986 – On the Loose – Steve Gibbons
  • 1987 – Hat Trick – Blues ‘N’ Trouble (Percussion)
  • 1987 – Guitar Guitar – 32/20
  • 1988 – Crossroads – Eric Clapton
  • 1988 – Great British Psychedelic Trip, Vol. 1, 1966-69 – Various Artists
  • 1988 – John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers – John Mayall
  • 1988 – Songs For The Weekend – New Jordal Swingers
  • 1989 – Level Best – Level 42
  • 1989 – Singles – The UA Years – Dr. Feelgood
  • 1989 – Steel & Fire – The Mick Clarke Band (Engineer)
  • 1989 – Storyteller – The Complete Anthology: 1964–1990 – Rod Stewart
  • 1990 – Blues It Up – Dana Gillespie (Percussion)
  • 1991 – That’s What The Blues Can Do – The Innes Sibun Blues Explosion (Production)
  • 1991 – Second Sight – Chris Youlden (Vocals, engineer)
  • 1992 – 25 Years – The Chain – Fleetwood Mac
  • 1992 – Attack of the Atomic Guitar – U.P. Wilson (Engineer, mixing)
  • 1992 – Blue Lightning – Lightnin’ Slim (Mixing)
  • 1992 – Blues, the Whole Blues & Nothing But the Blues – Jimmy Witherspoon (Percussion, engineer, mixing, liner notes)
  • 1992 – Chiswick Story – Various Artists
  • 1992 – Delta Bluesman – David Honeyboy Edwards
  • 1993 – Dog Days Are Over – The Scabs
  • 1993 – Delta Hurricane – Larry McCray
  • 1993 – Clima Raro – Danza Invisible
  • 1994 – Live Dog – The Scabs
  • 1994 – Sound Like This – The Hoax
  • 1994 – Al Compás de la Banda – Danza Invisible
  • 1995 – Dos Caras Distintas – Los Secretos
  • 1996 – A Man Amongst Men – Bo Diddley (Production, liner notes, percussion)
  • 1997 _ Me To You – Eric Bibb (Production, backing vocals, percussion)
  • 1998 – Swango – Candye Kane (Production – backing vocals, tambourine)
  • 1999 – The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions 1967–1969 – Fleetwood Mac (Production)
  • 2007 – The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions – Otis Spann (Production)
  • 2007 – Furry Lewis & Mississippi Joe CallicottThe Complete Blue Horizon Sessions (Production – liner notes – photos)
  • 2007 – The 1968 Memphis Country Blues festivalBukka White The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions (Production – liner notes – Photos)
  • 2008 – The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions – Jellybread (Production – liner notes)
  • 2008 – The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions – Top Topham (Production – liner notes)
  • 2008 – The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions – Key Largo (Production – liner notes)
  • 2008 – The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions – Gordon Smith (Production – liner notes)
  • 2008 – The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions – Eddie Boyd (Production – liner notes)
  • 2008 – The Complete Blue Horizon Sessions – Champion Jack Dupree (Production – liner notes)
  • 2010 – Heads I Win, Tails You Lose – Oli Brown (Production)
  • 2010 – Shine – Dani Wilde (Production)
  • 2010 – Fun to Visit – Mingo & The Blues Intruders[5] (Production)