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Interview with Musician/Producer Alan Parsons

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Alan Parsons is a multi-talented musician, recording engineer and record producer. He began his career at age 18 as an assistant engineer at Abbey Road Studios, where his first project was The Beatles' 'Abbey Road' album. He engineered Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon', for which he received the first of ten eventual Grammy nominations. He also worked on Al Stewart's 'Year of the Cat' and most of The Hollies' biggest hits, along with a slew of other studio work. In 1975 he formed the Alan Parsons Project with Eric Woolfson, releasing a string of classic albums including 'I Robot', 'The Turn of a Friendly Card', and 'Eye in the Sky'. Hit singles include "I Wouldn't Want To Be Like You", "Games People Play", "Eye in the Sky" and "Don't Answer Me". Alan Parsons joins us tonight to talk about the new Alan Parsons Live Project DVD 'Live In Madrid', touring with his band, his long career, plans for a new album, the recent death of Eric Woolfson, and much more.