Richard L. “Dick” Shurman (born May 23, 1950) is an American record producer, sound engineer, music journalist, music historian, and backing vocalist.
He has produced numerous recordings by notable musicians including Johnny Winter, Lurrie Bell, Eddie C. Campbell, Albert Collins, Little Smokey Smothers, Jody Williams, Roy Buchanan, Big Bill Morganfield, Larry Garner, Robert Cray, Hip Linkchain, Magic Slim, Charlie Musselwhite, Otis Rush, Johnny Heartsman, and Fenton Robinson. Shurman has also written many liner notes, and is the publisher of Chicago Blues News. In 2005, he was the recipient of the Blues Foundation’s “Keeping the Blues Alive” award. He co-produced Showdown!, an album which won a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album in 1987.