Todd Rundgren for Producers Playlist
BBC 6 Music radio will air a fascinating 90-minute documentary on “The Record Producers: Todd Rundgren” on Saturday January 23rd at 22:00. As part of BBC Radio’s critically acclaimed “Record Producers” documentary series, the 90-minute special will air on BBC 6 Music two weeks before Rundgren performs the British concert premiere of his psychedelic 1973 album “A Wizard, A True Star” at the HMV London Hammersmith Apollo on Saturday February 6th (Box Office: 08700 603 777 / Book Online: www.seetickets.com).
The Record Producers documentary will also include dialogue of Rundgren discussing some of his most popular albums including A Wizard, A True Star and Something/Anything, and will give listeners exclusive access to the original multi-track tapes of two songs from Rundgren’s most successful production as a record producer – Meat Loaf’s multi-million selling “Bat Out Of Hell”. The documentary will be followed by a 30-minute companion programme “The Producer’s Playlist” where, Record Producer Steve Levine will present a selection prime cuts from Patti Smith, New York Dolls, Hall & Oats and Utopia, all produced by Rundgren, whose own solo recordings also feature on the show.
For more information on the BBC 6 programmes click here and go here from Monday to find them on I-Player.