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Jon Astley

Jon Astley
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Biography: In addition to a short-lived singing career with Atlantic Records, British-born Jon Astley has made a name for himself as a masterful producer of re-issues, particularly surrounding the Who's back catalogue. A student of the great Glyn Johns during the '70s, Astley developed a working relationship with ...Read full biography
The Compleat Angler
Released: 1988
Label: Atlantic
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When Jon Astley sings, "I don't want be Bowie/I don't want to be Byrne/But I will borrow from them/Because I've still got plenty to learn" on "But Is It Commercial?," he isn't kidding. Just listen to the ...Read full review
Everyone Loves The Pilot (Except the Crew)
Released: 1987
Label: Tartare
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Though not a bad debut album by any means, Everyone Loves the Pilot tries a little too hard to cover up producer-turned-singer Jon Astley's apparently limited vocal range with a surfeit of Fairlight synths, ...Read full review
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