Alan Parsons

1948 - Today

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Alan Parsons (born 20 December 1948) is an English audio engineer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. Parsons was involved with the production of several albums, including the Beatles' Abbey Road (1969) and Let It Be (1970), Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon (1973), and the eponymous debut album by Ambrosia in 1975. Parsons's own group, The Alan Parsons Project, as well as his subsequent solo recordings, have also been commercially successful. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Parsons has received more than 2,409,975 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Alan Parsons is the 244th most popular musician (down from 215th in 2019), the 938th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 824th in 2019) and the 55th most popular British Musician.

Alan Parsons is most famous for his work as a sound engineer on the Beatles' Abbey Road album.

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Among musicians, Alan Parsons ranks 244 out of 2,675Before him are John Mayall, Alfred Brendel, Roger Daltrey, Abdel Halim Hafez, Franz Berwald, and Lars Ulrich. After him are Scott McKenzie, Jaco Pastorius, Lenny Kravitz, Dolores O'Riordan, Mike Portnoy, and Snoop Dogg.

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Among people born in 1948, Alan Parsons ranks 63Before him are Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, Edmund Kemper, Elizabeth Blackburn, Tom Wilkinson, Agnieszka Holland, and Arie Haan. After him are Svetlana Savitskaya, Dan Simmons, Michel Suleiman, Dominique Sanda, Rudolf Schenker, and Jerzy Kukuczka.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alan Parsons ranks 938 out of 6,924Before him are Greer Garson (1904), Alan Hodgkin (1914), Keith Emerson (1944), Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848), Mary Ann Nichols (1845), and Sebastian Shaw (1905). After him are Richard Stone (1913), Isabella of England (1214), William Henry Perkin (1838), John Schlesinger (1926), Philip Noel-Baker (1889), and James Mason (1909).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Alan Parsons ranks 55Before him are Ronnie Wood (1947), Slash (1965), Ginger Baker (1939), Steve Harris (1956), John Mayall (1933), and Roger Daltrey (1944). After him are Amy Winehouse (1983), Ian Stewart (1938), Cozy Powell (1947), Cliff Williams (1949), Billy Idol (1955), and Karl Jenkins (1944).