How did Richard Landis die? Record producer’s cause of death & Obituary

Richard Landis cause of death. (Source:  Facebook/ Richard Landis )

Richard Landis, a studio musician, recording artist, singer/songwriter, and music producer from the United States, has passed away leaving a legacy of generosity and love for music. His career spans more than 40 years, and he has achieved success on the charts and shared the 1994 CMA Award for Album of the Year. Keep reading the article to know more about Richard Landis and his cause of death in detail.


Who was Richard Landis?

Richard Landis was an American studio musician, recording artist, songwriter, and music producer.

Landis finished the year as the 18th-best producer of country music according to Billboard. Landis has worked as a producer for many prestigious labels, including Capitol, Columbia, and RCA. In Nashville, Landis established his studio in 2007 under the name Fool on the Hill, where he continues to this day to engineer and produce music

Richard Landis graduated from The High School of Music & Art in 1962 as a member of the class. Bob Glassenberg described him as “one devil of a piano player” in a Billboard article despite the fact that he is an experienced pianist. With Spencer Davis and Peter Jameson, Richard Landis started an acoustic blues group in 1970.

In 1971, the band went on tour with POCO and released It’s Been So Long on Mediarts. The album It’s Been So Long was produced by Jay Sentor, who recognized Landis’ skill and proclaimed his intention to do so.

In an interview with Billboard, he stated that he “planned to cut that heavy piano player in the Davis & Jameson group as a solo performer, backed by a nine-piece band.”

Richard Landis’ solo album Natural Causes was published in 1972 to lukewarm reviews and modest commercial success. Two songs from the album—”A Man Who Sings” and “Natural Causes”—reached their adult contemporary high positions of 35 and 40, respectively.

Landis also received his first credit for a commercial production in 1972. Tenterfield Saddler, Peter Allen’s second album, was produced by him and distributed by Metromedia. Landis also has musical credits on the record.

Richard Landis was appointed West Coast Director, Talent Acquisition for Capitol Records, a Los Angeles-based company, in 1978. Landis previously served in the same capacity as East Coast director in New York City.

Richard Landis served as the VP of A&R at BNA Records in 1992. To stay with Landis, Lorrie Morgan joined BNA after leaving RCA Records. In 1993, Landis quit his role with BNA, but he remained a consultant and continued to produce independently for the label. War Paint, a top 10 album by Lorrie Morgan, was produced by Landis in May 1994. One of the three singles released, “If You Come Back From Heaven” was co-written by him. It debuted at #51 on the Billboard country charts in June 1994.

In Nashville, Loud Recording, a significant recording facility, and Too Loud, an adjacent overdub and mixing studio, were jointly owned by Landis and James Stroud from 1993 until 2000.

For producing Adam Brand’s Hell of a Ride, an album that peaked at #19 on the ARIA Charts, Richard Landis was nominated for the CMAA Album of the Year award in 2010.


How did Richard Landis die?

The songwriter and music producer Richard Landis has passed away.

Brady Seals, a friend of his and an artist, posted a confirmation of the news on Facebook and expressed his gratitude to Richard for helping his record land a deal with Dreamworks.

“I’m so sad tonight. Richard Landis passed away.

He was the one that was responsible for getting Hot Apple Pie our record deal at Dreamworks.

I will be forever grateful to him. Rest in peace brother.”

Arrangements for Richard Landis funeral will be made public by the family.


Richard Landis cause of death

Richard Landis cause of death has not yet been made public. Medical subjects have made an effort to get in touch with the family and close friends to ask them about the incident. There have been no answers as of yet. Once we get enough data, we’ll update this page. Soon, further details regarding Richard Landis cause of death will be added.


Tributes to Richard Landis

Everyone, including friends and family, is currently exhausted from grieving for Richard Landis, thinking about him, praying for his afterlife, and posting condolences on social media.

Tena Rogers wrote : “Oh my heart is broken. Richard landis rest peacefully my friend. I worked with Richard for a couple of years with Lorrie Morgan. He was the producer on her Christmas album Merry Christmas from London. We had many memories together, and I spoke to him about a year ago and we kind of caught up. I just did not try hard enough to rekindle our friendship. I am so sad at his passing. I have no more words.💔💔💔

David Hungate wrote: “I’m saddened to learn of the passing of my friend Richard Landis. He was brilliant, funny, salty and opinionated and I loved the guy. R.I.P. Pal…”


One of the worst things anyone can go through in life is losing a loved one. Any journey must have a destination at the end. The person’s time on earth has regrettably come to an end now that they have died. We wish him eternal peace and send our thoughts and prayers to his loved ones, family, friends. May he rest in peace.

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