Klaus Voormann

Born 29 April 1938
Klaus Voormann
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1938-04-29
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Klaus Voormann

Klaus Voormann Biography (Wikipedia)

Klaus Voormann (born 29 April 1938) is a German artist, musician, and record producer. He designed artwork for many bands including the Beatles, Harry Nilsson, the Bee Gees, Wet Wet Wet and Turbonegro. Voormann's most notable work as a producer was his work with the band Trio, including their worldwide hit "Da Da Da". As a musician, Voormann is best known for being the bassist for Manfred Mann from 1966 to 1969, and for performing as a session musician on a host of recordings, including "You're So Vain" by Carly Simon and on many recordings of the former members of the Beatles.

His association with the Beatles dated back to their time in Hamburg in the early 1960s. He lived in the band's London flat with George Harrison and Ringo Starr after John Lennon and Paul McCartney moved out to live with their respective partners, and designed the cover of their album Revolver, for which he won a Grammy. Following the band's split, rumours circulated of the formation of a group named the Ladders, consisting of Lennon, Harrison, Starr and Voormann. This failed to materialise; however, all four would-be Ladders (plus Billy Preston) performed on the Ringo Starr track "I'm the Greatest", and Voormann did play on albums by Lennon, Harrison and Starr, and was for a time a member of the Plastic Ono Band. In the 1990s, he designed the artwork for the Beatles Anthology albums.

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Jim Keltner
Haven't Got Time for the Pain
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Haven't Got Time for the Pain
Herbie Flowers
Jump Into the Fire
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Jump Into the Fire
Harry Nilsson
Jump Into The Fire
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Jump Into The Fire
Kim Gordon
Gotta Get Up
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Gotta Get Up
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