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Who was the best music producer of the '70s?

Ah, the 1970s. This was the decade in which rock ditched its roll and spawned many a subgenre, some littered with glitter and others progressively psychedelic.

This was a golden era of superstars and icons, with a slew of singer/songwriters thrown in for good measure. Nightclubs, meanwhile, were ditching the tables and chairs in favour of mirror balls and some serious four-on-the-floor action.

So, who do we have to thank for this onslaught of excess, pomp and pageantry? The humble music producer, of course, but which one should be crowned king of the decade?

It's over to you to decide who was the best producer of the '70s. Cast your vote now…

Simon Arblaster
Video Producer & Reviews Editor

I take care of the reviews on MusicRadar and Future Music magazine, though can sometimes be spotted in front of a camera talking little sense in the presence of real musicians. For the past 30 years, I have been unable to decide on which instrument to master, so haven't bothered. Currently, a lover of all things high-gain in the guitar stakes and never one to resist churning out sub-standard funky breaks, the likes of which you'll never hear.