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Gary Usher

Gary Usher
Born: Dec 14, 1938 in Los Angeles, CA
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Died: May 25, 1990
Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: Gary Usher's importance in the history of California rock is considerable. He co-wrote several of the Beach Boys' early songs with Brian Wilson, including classics like "In My Room" and "409," and produced the Byrds' Younger Than Yesterday and Notorious Byrd Brothers albums. He was also an occasional ...Read full biography
Hot Rod U.S.A.
Released: 1994
Label: Usher
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This quasi-legitimate release collects 30 tunes (mostly hot rod & surf) that Usher had a hand in as producer and/or performer between 1960 and 1965, most taken from rare collector 45s. While there are ...Read full review
Beyond a Shadow of Doubt
Released: 2001
Label: Japanese Import
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Gary Usher had been a prolific and successful producer of countless energetic (and somewhat formulaic) surf and hot rod records in the mid-'60s, and when that fad passed, he did masterful production jobs ...Read full review
More Gary Usher albums: Main Albums (3), Compilations (6)
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