Mike Chapman

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Michael Donald Chapman OAM (born 13 April 1947) is an Australian record producer and songwriter who was a major force in the British pop music industry in the 1970s. He created a string of hit singles for artists including The Sweet, Suzi Quatro, Smokie, Mud and Racey with business partner Nicky Chinn, creating a sound that became identified with the "Chinnichap" brand. He later produced breakthrough albums for Blondie and The Knack. Chapman received a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the 2014 Australia Day Honours.[1]

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Mike Chapman
Birth nameMichael Donald Chapman
Born (1947-04-13) 13 April 1947 (age 76)
Nambour, Queensland, Australia
GenresPop, glam rock
Occupation(s)Songwriter, record producer
Years active1970s–present