Producer / Engineer Keith Olsen Dies – 2020 – Tribute

Scorpions:  We just learned about the passing of our dear friend and producer Keith Olsen ….Keith produced many iconic albums, including our album Crazy World … Keith was a wonderful guy, and the making of Crazy World was such an inspiring journey, containing outstanding songs like “Wind of Change” and “Send me an Angel”, which had the Keith Olsen touch, on every single note …. our hearts and prayers go out to his family …. RIP Keith …. You live on in the Music

American Grammy-winning record producer and sound engineer Keith Olsen has died. Olsen is known for his work with Rick Springfield, Fleetwood Mac, Ozzy Osbourne, the Grateful Dead, Whitesnake, Pat Benatar, Heart, Santana, Saga, Foreigner, Magnum, Journey, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Joe Walsh, Eric Burdon & the Animals, and several others. His production work has earned him more than 39 Gold, 24 Platinum, and 14 Multi-Platinum album certifications. According to his daughter, Kelly Castady, Olsen died from cardiac arrest. He was 74 years old.