Bill Porter (June 15, 1931 – July 7, 2010)
Bill was an American sound engineer who helped shape the Nashville sound and recorded at least 579 songs that charted and had 15 songs in the top 100 for one week in 1960; tunes by Roy Orbison, The Everly Brothers and Elvis Presley - (Bill recorded nearly all of Elvis' number one hits upon his return from the Army) Chet Atkins among others, from the late 1950s through the 1970s.
Porter was Elvis's live sound mixer from 1970 until the singer's death in 1977.
For his achievements in improving recording studio practices, he was inducted into the TEC Awards Hall of Fame in 1992.
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