Shelly Yakus Music Catalog
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Shelly Yakus

Al Gomes and Big Noise did publicity for iconic producer Shelly Yakus from 2006-2011 and landed him interviews with Mix Magazine, Uncut, and VH1 ('Classic Albums'), among others.

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'Classic Albums: Tom Petty and the
Heartbreakers - Damn the Torpedoes'

Shelly Yakus is considered one of the best engineers and mixers in the music industry. Formerly Chief Engineer and Vice President of A&M Recording and Vice President of The Record Plant NYC, Shelly has engineered some of the most successful and iconic recordings in history from John Lennon's 'Imagine' to U2's 'Rattle and Hum' to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' 'Damn the Torpedos,' and is credited with selling in excess of one hundred million records, equaling over one billion dollars in sales. He was nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999.

Shelly has engineered recordings for many performers, including Van Morrison, Alice Cooper, The Band, Blue Oyster Cult (Shelly mixed the actual 'more cowbell' moment), The Ramones, Dire Straits, Don Henley, Madonna, Stevie Nicks, The Pointer Sisters, Lou Reed, Bob Seger, Patti Smith, Suzanne Vega, Warren Zevon, and Elliott Murphy. His early work as an assistant engineer included sessions with Dionne Warwick, Peter, Paul & Mary, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Count Basie & His Orchestra, and Frank Sinatra.

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