Phil Ramone
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Phil Ramone | 1931 - 2013

Phil Ramone
Grammy-winning producer Phil Ramone stands inside Studio B of the Capitol Records building in Hollywood. He worked with Frank Sinatra, Billy Joel, Paul Simon, Pavarotti and Bob Dylan. (Genaro Molina /Los Angeles Times)
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Phil Ramone and Billy Joel in 2010 in New York. Ramone made technical advances to compact discs and surround sound, in addition to producing songs and soundtracks.  (Larry Busacca)
Phil Ramone and singer Cyndi Lauper attend the Recording Academy New York Chapter’s 53rd Grammy Award Nominees Reception at Gracie Mansion in 2011. (Slaven Vlasic, Getty Images)
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Fourteen-time Grammy winner Phil Ramone was dubbed the Pope of Pop.  (Robyn Beck, AFP/Getty Images)