October 8th, 2010
LENNONYC: Beyond Broadcast
Episode 5: Roy Cicala
Roy Cicala

Roy Cicala

Roy Cicala worked for almost 20 years as a producer and sound engineer at Record Plant Studios in New York City. Known to be one of the best in his field, Cicala worked with John and Yoko all through the 1970’s. He was there and can attest to all of the madness and all of the magic as John put his music to tape.

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  • Thomas Jones

    Have enjoyed the interviews immensely so far. I sure hope Cynthia Lennon is included in the interview and or broadcast. After reading her book, John in her ten ys of marriage to her she has alot of insight into the man.

  • Ev9

    One of “my favorite” episodes,Very Informative.I’m a music producer/recording artist,so John’s recording technique and process is almost of “Biblical Importance” to me.Learning mOre abt The Record Plant is also a pluss,fascinated wt that place since i discovered HendrIx….ThANx so mUch for this inclusion

  • Karl S Schwartz

    Started wondering how Roy is doing. Knew him form my Brother Paul in LA about 1998. Please forward if possible.
    HI Roy, Been recording with a Korg Triton Studio, have about 15 hours of different kinds of music.

  • Kevin Johnson

    I hear Roy is doing wonderful things down Brazil and has got an awesome studio running. I worked with him for a while and was nothing short of amazing.


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