Chuck Ainlay


Oral History Information

Chuck Ainlay was a member of a band in school which is where his love and passion for music began. Although he knew he may not make it as a professional musician, he knew he wanted to be involved with music somehow. In college he was exposed to a recording studio and soon realized his passion for engineering. Over his amazing career, Chuck engineered and produced several successful recordings including those with Mark Knopfler, Dire Straits, George Jones, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Peter Frampton and George Strait.