Roy Thomas Baker is an English record producer who helped create a number of extremely popular pop and rock records from the 1970s to the present. Although born in London, England, he now splits his time between his homes in L.A., Europe, and his recording studio in Arizona. Baker got his start at Decca Records in England at the age of 14. Later he moved to Trident Studios, where he worked with people such as Gus Dudgeon and Tony Visconti.
Perhaps one of the best known productions is the enduring hit song "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen. He also produced artists such as Guns N' Roses, The Who, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, The Cars, Foreigner, Journey, Pilot, Ozzy Osbourne, Mötley Crüe, T. Rex, Devo, The Stranglers, Dusty Springfield, Starcastle, T'Pau, Yes, Cheap Trick, Gasolin' and The Darkness. Most recently he has worked with The Smashing Pumpkins on their 2007 album, Zeitgeist. In 2008 he produced at his recording studio in Arizona "The Storm" which has gone gold. In 2008 he produced a track on the Smashing Pumpkins EP American Gothic.
Albums co-produced by Roy Thomas Baker: