Also performs as: Dicky Dash and the Clapettes
Richard Charles Dashut (born September 19, 1951) is a record producer who produced several Fleetwood Mac albums including Rumours, Tusk, Live, Mirage, Tango In The Night, and Time. Dashut also co-wrote several songs with Lindsey Buckingham, including "Trouble" and "Family Man", during his time with Fleetwood Mac. Dashut was born in West Hollywood, California, and started his career sweeping floors in a recording studio where he later met Lindsey and Stevie. Keith Olsen hired Richard as a maintenance worker at Sound City and quickly became his second engineer on a few albums including Buckingham Nicks.