End of the Line for a 'Free Bird

Music producer Tom Dowd, who died on Sunday, achieved prominence for making some of the finest recordings for Aretha Franklin, Eric Clapton, Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Allman Brothers. But he had a hand in the atom bomb, too. Among his innovations were recording to tape when straight to vinyl was the norm, multitrack recording and sonic experimentation. What a legend. Morehere.