Bob Clearmountain


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Recording Engineer

Bob Clearmountain is best known for his recording engineering, mixing of artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Bryan Adams, Toto, Simple Minds and The Rolling Stones.  It was on Springsteen’s 1984 album “Born in the USA” for which Bob might have gained his widest audience and greatest fame.  The tracks are still considered works of art, and are often the focus of analysis within trade magazines and blogs.  As a mixing engineer, he worked on David Bowe’s “Let’s Dance” album, Tina Turner’s “Back Where You Started,” Bon Jovi’s “Crush” as well as dozens of others beginning with Kool and the Gang’s 1974 release “Light of Worlds.”