Derek Lawrence

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Derek Lawrence
Birth nameDerek John Lawrence
Born(1941-11-16)16 November 1941
Barnet, London, England
Died13 May 2020(2020-05-13) (aged 78)
Peterborough, England
GenresRock music
Occupation(s)Record producer
Years active1960s–1990s
Associated actsDeep Purple, Wishbone Ash

Derek John Lawrence (16 November 1941 – 13 May 2020)[1][2] was an English record producer. He was famous for his work for Joe Meek's Outlaws,[3] Deep Purple,[4] Flash,[5] Machiavel and Wishbone Ash.

Lawrence died on 13 May 2020 in Peterborough, England at the age of 78.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Andy Powell, Facebook, 14 May 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 "RIP Derek Lawrence". Forums.digitalspy.com. Retrieved 14 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Watts, Derek (2008). Country Boy: A Biography of Albert Lee. McFarland. p. 87. ISBN 9780786482955. Retrieved 9 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. Thompson, Dave (2004). Smoke on the Water: The Deep Purple Story. ECW Press. p. 47. ISBN 9781550226188. Retrieved 9 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. Romano, Will (2014). Prog Rock FAQ: All That's Left to Know About Rock's Most Progressive Music. Backbeat Books. p. 21. ISBN 9781617136207. Retrieved 9 November 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)