1939 San Francisco, California
SOLO MUSIC CAREER CHRONOLOGY:
Founding member and chief songwriter of The Mystery Trend. One of the first San Francisco bands to play the Fillmore auditorium.
The Mystery Trend recorded “Johnny Was a Good Boy “is released as a single, B/W “House on the Hill”. — single,
Founding member of The Fast Bucks.
Released solo LP, “Bad Rice” on Warner Brothers Records.
Built first recording studio.
Formed Proud Pork Productions with Scott Mathews.
The Dūrocs first album is released with Scott Mathews, on Capitol Records. It is voted Best Debut Album of the Year by BAM Magazine.
“Bad Rice” is re-released in England on Edsel Records.
“Johnny Was a Good Boy” is re-released on Rhino Records on the compilation San Francisco Nights.
Solo recording of “Please Come Back” on the record “Summer of Love” released by Trax Records in Germany.
The Mystery Trend released an E.P. on Sundazed Records.
“Johnny Was A Good Boy” included on “Nuggets” box set
The Mystery Trend “So Glad I Found You” released on Big Beat UK
Duroc’s record “Margaret Tiger Rug” for Skip Spence tribute album, “More Oar” on Birdman Records
Duroc’s album, “2:30”, completed
“Tan Mantis” collaboration with John Blakeley released on OEI Records
“Johnny Was A Good Boy” and “Carl Street” included on “Love is the Song We Sing: San Francisco Nuggets 1965-1970”, Rhino Records
Duroc’s performance for Rolling Stone 40th Anniversary, San Francisco Reunion Party
Duroc’s performance at The Hotel Utah for the San Francisco Historical Society
Performance with Dan Hicks at Mill Valley Film Festival, Throckmorton Theater
Solo performance for Joel Selvin Retirement Party, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
Solo performance at the opening of “Something’s Happenin’ Here: Bay Area Rock ‘n’ Roll, 1963-73”, Museum of Performance and Design, San Francisco, CA
Performance video included in profile on “Spark” KQED-TV, San Francisco, CA
Solo album, “She Lies”, completed
Retrospective album, “Ron Nagle: More or Less Now and Then” completed, for inclusion in the monograph, “Nagle, Ron”, published by Silvergate Inc.
Solo performance in conjunction with artist lecture at Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
RECORDED AND PERFORMED MATERIAL:
Artist / Song / Album Label
Barbra Streisand / “Don’t Believe What You Read”/ Columbia Records
Barbra Streisand / “Cabin Fever” / Columbia Records
Jefferson Starship / “Please Come Back” / RCA Records
Sammy Hagar / “Please Come Back” / Capitol Records
Pablo Cruise / “Not Tonight”/ A&M Records
Pablo Cruise / “Lifeline” / A&M Records
Stoneground / “One of Us” / Warner Brothers
The Tubes / “Don’t Touch Me There” / A&M Records
The Tubes / “Pound of Flesh”/ A&M Records
Michelle Phillips / “Where’s Mine?” / A&M Records
Leo Kottke / “From the Cradle to the Grave” / Capitol Records
Leo Kottke / “Tilt Billings and the Student Prince” /Capitol Records
Debbie Bergin / “Cabin Fever” / A&M Records
The Rubinoos / “Troubled Heart”
Usual Suspects / “Over the Road” Usual Suspects “Go Cat Go” Records
Huey Lewis & The News/ “Sell Out”
Eddie Money / “Fearless Love”
Lee Stevens / “61 Clay”
Non Fiction / “Every 19 Years” / Demon Records
Paul Kantner / “Esperanto” / RCA Records
Hot Tuna / “Shot in the Act”/ RCA Records
The Dingos / “Marijuana Hell” / Lanington Records (Australia)
Roy Rogers / “Cover Up” / Blind Pig Records
Dave Edmonds / “Closer to the Flame” / Capitol Records
John Blakely / “Something Aqua” / from the Heyday Records
Jeff Larson / Daytrips album
The Tubes / “Don’t Touch Me There”, / from the Universal Music album Going Down: Greatest Hits (Canada)
The Tubes / “Pound of Flesh” , / from the album Universal Music Going Down: Greatest Hits (Canada)
RECORDS PRODUCED OR CO-PRODUCED:
The Dūrocs The Dūrocs , album Capitol Records 2:30 , album
Paul Kantner Planet Earth Rock and Roll Orchestra , RCA Records album
John Hiatt Riding With the King , album Geffen Records
Roy Rogers “Cover Up “The Girl Can’t Help It” Blind Pig Records
Non Fiction Non Fiction , album Demon Records
The Profits “I’m a Hog For You Baby” Edsel Records
The Rubinoos “Troubled Heart” Australian Release
Ron Nagle “Please Come Back” Trax Records
John Blakely/ Tan Mantis, album Heyday Records, Ron Nagle written, produced and arranged
The Dūrocs “Margaret Tiger Rug” on More Oar Birdman Records – a tribute album to Skip Spence
MOVIES, TELEVISION, COMMERCIALS, AND MUSIC VIDEOS
The Exorcist – Sound design.
Film won an Academy Award for Best Sound
Sorcerer – Sound design.
Cat People – Sound design
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Contractor and assistant to the Score
Composer: Jack Nietzsche
The Last Detail – Source music.
Greaser’s Palace – One song on soundtrack.
Stripper – One song on soundtrack.
The Exorcist – 25th Anniversary interview.
Ed Hardy: Tattoo the World – One song on soundtrack
MTV – Atomic Graphics video spot.
WKRP in Cincinnati – Two songs on a soundtrack.
A to Z of Horror – BBC interview.
The Exorcist – BBC interview.
That 70′s Show – “Don’t Touch Me There”.
“Motivation” Theme for 1982 Bay to Breakers race
Annie Greenspring’s Wine jingle
Rustoleum – Sound effects for commercial.
“It Hurts to Be in Love” – Capitol Records
“Saving It All Up For Larry” – Capitol Records
“Putty in Your Hands”