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Jim Guercio, born [[James William Guercio]], is name-checked on the cover of "[[Freak Out!]]" (1966) under the heading "These People Have Contributed Materially In Many Ways To Make Our Music What It Is. Please Do Not Hold It Against Them". Guercio was hired as a replacement for [[Ray Collins]] by FZ to play guitar and sing for the MOI; however, that arrangement was very short lived.
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Jim Guercio, born '''James William Guercio''', (born in 1945 in Chicago, Illinois) was hired as a replacement for [[Ray Collins]] by to play guitar and sing for the MOI; however, that arrangement was very short lived.
  
Lent [[Roy Estrada]] a bass amp for the party gig from [[Mondo Hollywood]] (evidence: [[Apocrypha]] narrative).  
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Guercio lent [[Roy Estrada]] a bass amp for the party gig from [[Mondo Hollywood]].
  
He made his name circa 1970 as producer of very big-selling records by [[wikipedia:Blood, Sweat & Tears|Blood, Sweat & Tears]] and Chicago Transit Authority. Also produced an album in 1968 called "The Illinois Speed Press" which anticipated the Allman Brothers twin-guitar sound. Parlayed this success into one-shot attempt as film director, "Electra Glide in Blue" with Robert Blake.
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He made his name circa 1970 as producer of records by [[Blood, Sweat & Tears]] and Chicago Transit Authority. Also produced an album in 1968 called "The Illinois Speed Press" which anticipated [[The Allman Brothers Band]] twin-guitar sound. Parlayed this success into one-shot attempt as film director, [[wikipedia:Electra Glide in Blue|Electra Glide in Blue]].
He also built [[Caribou Ranch|Caribou Studios]] in Colorado, where FZ recorded in late '74.
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He built [[Caribou Ranch|Caribou Studios]] in Colorado, where FZ recorded in late '74.
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Guercio one of the names listed on the cover of [[Freak Out!]]
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[[Wikipedia:James William Guercio|Wikipedia article]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 07:09, 15 September 2011

Jim Guercio, born James William Guercio, (born in 1945 in Chicago, Illinois) was hired as a replacement for Ray Collins by to play guitar and sing for the MOI; however, that arrangement was very short lived.

Guercio lent Roy Estrada a bass amp for the party gig from Mondo Hollywood.

He made his name circa 1970 as producer of records by Blood, Sweat & Tears and Chicago Transit Authority. Also produced an album in 1968 called "The Illinois Speed Press" which anticipated The Allman Brothers Band twin-guitar sound. Parlayed this success into one-shot attempt as film director, Electra Glide in Blue.

He built Caribou Studios in Colorado, where FZ recorded in late '74.

Guercio one of the names listed on the cover of Freak Out!


Wikipedia article