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Terry Melcher
Terry Melcher Byrds in studio 1965.jpg
Melcher at left, in the studio with the Byrds' Gene Clark (center) and David Crosby in 1965.
Background information
Birth name Terrence Paul Jorden
Also known as Terry Day
Born (1942-02-08)February 8, 1942
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died November 19, 2004(2004-11-19) (aged 62)
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s) Record producer, session musician, songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Associated acts

Terrence Paul Melcher (born Terrence Paul Jorden, February 8, 1942 – November 19, 2004) was an American musician and record producer. He was a producer for the Byrds. He produced their hit cover versions of Bob Dylan's "Mr. Tambourine Man" and Pete Seeger's "Turn! Turn! Turn!". He was the son of actress Doris Day and Day's first husband, Al Jorden. Day's third husband, Martin Melcher, adopted him in 1951.

On November 19, 2004, Melcher died at his home in Beverly Hills, California of melanoma, aged 62.

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