We all know of odd couplings of producer and artist. Phil Spector and The Ramones—really? But I stumbled across one recently that had me scratching my head—Who thought that would be a good idea? Did you know that Leiber & Stoller produced a Procol Harum album? Procol Harum’s Ninth, to be specific. If there was a “hit” on this album I think it was this:
And if you want to hear one of the worst Beatles covers ever, try this one:
Jerry Leiber must be rolling in his newly dug grave to know this is being discussed in the hallowed halls of RTH.
Any other contenders for a producer/artist mismatch?