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Sid's Place Welcomes...Steve James

April 26 2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the death of the beloved Sid James. In honour, this week will be Celebrating Sid Week here on Sid's Place, with a number of special posts paying tribute to the great man.
An Interview with Steve James
Steve James is one of the most admired record producers/engineers in the music industry. In a career spanning over forty years, he has worked with some of the biggest names in music, including Paul Young, Peter Skellern, Toyah, Ginger Baker and Neil Innes. He recorded Monty Python's Always Look on the Bright Side of Life and has even worked on The Teletubbies!

Steve also happens to be the son of Sid James.




A Croissant and a Chat It is just after midnight as I make the video call to Steve James. He comes into view with the plush surroundings of a very nice-looking recording studio in the background. It is the beginning of another working day for Steve. It may be midnight for me but for Steve it is 9am. The recording studio is based in S…

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