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Stan Ross dies at 82; producer-engineer co-founded Gold Star studio
Stan Ross dies at 82; producer-engineer co-founded Gold Star studio

Producer-engineer Stan Ross, who co-founded Hollywood's Gold Star Recording Studio, which has a storied place in rock history as the home of Phil Spector's innovative "Wall of Sound" technique, has died. He was 82. Ross died Friday at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank of complications following surgery for aneurysms, his family said. "Stan was born with a musical ear," said David Gold, an engineer who co-founded Gold Star with Ross in 1950 when both were barely out of their teens. "He would come up with ideas for people who were recording, things that had never been tried before." Many of the more than 100 Top 40 hits recorded at...

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