Don Was

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Don Was (født Don Fagenson, 13. september 1952) er en amerikansk musiker, bassist og plateprodusent fra Detroit.

Han tok kunstnernavnet Don Was, da han dannet bandet Was (Not Was) med studiekamerat David Weiss (David Was) på 80-tallet.

Don Was har fått stor anerkjennelse som suksessfull plateprodusent, og har produsert artister som Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Carly Simon, Iggy Pop, Brian Wilson, Roy Orbison, B.B. King, Ziggy Marley, Al Green, Garth Brooks, Ringo Starr, Joe Cocker, Willie Nelson, Elton John og Jaguares.[1]

Diskografi (utvalg)[rediger | rediger kilde]

  • 1981: Was (Not Was) - Was (Not Was) (Bass, Synthesizer, Sang, Produsent)
  • 1983: Born to Laugh at Tornadoes - Was (Not Was) (Produsent, Bass. Keyboards, Lyd-tekniker)
  • 1984: Into the Hot, Floy Joy (Produsent)
  • 1985: Spoiled Girl - Carly Simon (Produsent)
  • 1986: Weak in the Presence of Beauty, Floy Joy (Produsent)
  • 1986: Madness of It All, The Ward Brothers (Produsent)
  • 1986: Cross That Bridge, The Ward Brothers (Produsent)
  • 1988: What up, Dog? - Was (Not Was) (Produsent, Lyd-tekniker, Bass, Gitar, Keyboards)
  • 1989: Nick of Time - Bonnie Raitt (keyboards, Produsent)
  • 1989: Cosmic Thing - The B-52s (Produsent)
  • 1990: Take it to Heart - Michael McDonald (programering, Produsent, synthesizer)
  • 1990: Brick by Brick - Iggy Pop (Produsent)
  • 1990: Under the Red Sky - Bob Dylan (bass, Produsent)
  • 1990: To Be Continued... - Elton John (Produsent)
  • 1991: Didi - Khaled (Produsent, Bass, Keyboards)
  • 1991: Are You Okay? - Was (Not Was) (Produsent, Bass, Lyd-tekniker, Gitar, Sang)
  • 1991: Luck of the Draw - Bonnie Raitt (Produsent)
  • 1991: The Fire Inside - Bob Seger (bass, Produsent)
  • 1992: Arkansas Traveler - Michelle Shocked (Produsent)
  • 1992: Time Takes Time - Ringo Starr (Produsent)
  • 1992: Good Stuff - The B-52s (Produsent)
  • 1992: Strange Weather - Glenn Frey (Produsent)
  • 1992: King of Hearts - Roy Orbison (Produsent, Hammond organ, Kor)
  • 1992: Never Been Rocked Enough - Delbert McClinton (Produsent)
  • 1993: Across the Borderline - Willie Nelson (Produsent)
  • 1993: Thousand Roads - David Crosby (Produsent)
  • 1993: I'm Alive - Jackson Browne (Produsent)
  • 1994: Longing in Their Hearts - Bonnie Raitt (bass, Produsent)
  • 1994: Voodoo Lounge - The Rolling Stones (Produsent)
  • 1994: Waymore's Blues - Waylon Jennings (Produsent and Bass)
  • 1995: The Road Goes on Forever - The Highwaymen (Produsent)
  • 1995: MTV Unplugged - Bob Dylan (miksing)
  • 1995: I Just Wasn't Made for These Times - Brian Wilson (Produsent)
  • 1995: Road Tested - Bonnie Raitt (Produsent)
  • 1995: Stripped - The Rolling Stones (Produsent)
  • 1996: The Restless Kind - Travis Tritt (Produsent)
  • 1996: Organic (Joe Cocker album)|Organic - Joe Cocker (Produsent)
  • 1996: Equilibrio de Los Jaguares - Jaguares (Produsent)
  • 1997: Bridges to Babylon - The Rolling Stones (bass, keyboards, Produsent, Wurlitzer)
  • 1997: Undiscovered Soul - Richie Sambora (Produsent)
  • 1999: Suicaine Gratifaction - Paul Westerberg (Produsent)
  • 1999: Spirit of Music - Ziggy Marley (Produsent)
  • 1999: Avenue B - Iggy Pop (Produsent)
  • 1999: In the Life of Chris Gaines - Garth Brooks (Produsent)
  • 2000: Maroon - Barenaked Ladies (Produsent)
  • 2001: Lions - The Black Crowes (bass, Produsent, mixing)
  • 2002: Wide World Over - The Chieftains (Produsent, Bass)
  • 2003: Hootie & the Blowfish - Hootie & the Blowfish (Produsent)
  • 2004: Live Licks - The Rolling Stones (Produsent)
  • 2005: Countryman - Willie Nelson (Produsent)
  • 2005: Make Do With What You've Got - Solomon Burke (Produsent)
  • 2005: A Bigger Bang - The Rolling Stones (Produsent, piano)
  • 2006: This Old Road - Kris Kristofferson (Produsent, piano, Akustisk og kontrabass)
  • 2006: Out of the Ashes - Jessi Colter (Produsent, Bass)
  • 2006: Fly - Zucchero (Produsent)
  • 2008: Last Days at the Lodge - Amos Lee (Produsent)
  • 2008: Tennessee Pusher - Old Crow Medicine Show (Produsent)
  • 2008: Boo! - Was (Not Was) (Produsent, Lyd-tekniker, Bass, Keyboards, Slagverk, Sang)
  • 2009: The Excitement Plan - Todd Snider (Produsent)
  • 2009: Shimmer - Pieta Brown (Produsent, Bass)
  • 2009: Acquired Taste - Delbert McClinton (Produsent)
  • 2009: Closer to the Bone - Kris Kristofferson (Produsent)
  • 2009: The California Years - Jill Sobule (Produsent, Bass)
  • 2010: Y Not - Ringo Starr (bass)
  • 2010: Stone Temple Pilots - Stone Temple Pilots (Produsent)
  • 2010: Welder - Elizabeth Cook (Produsent)
  • 2010: The Union - Elton John/Leon Russell (bass)
  • 2010: Chocabeck - Zucchero (Produsent)
  • 2011: Wild and Free - Ziggy Marley (Produsent)
  • 2011: The Gate - Kurt Elling (Produsent)
  • 2011: Blessed - Lucinda Williams (Produsent)
  • 2012: Born and Raised - John Mayer (Produsent)
  • 2012: Born to Sing: No Plan B - Van Morrison (Produsent)

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