January 16, 1953|
|Occupation(s)||Record producer, audio engineer, mixer|
Bob Clearmountain is an American music engineer, mixer and producer. He has worked with many prominent names in music including Bruce Springsteen (mixing Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A.), The Rolling Stones (re-mixes of the singles "Miss You" and "Out of Tears") as well as their "Tattoo You" album, Bryan Adams (mixing almost all of his albums since Reckless), Robbie Williams (Intensive Care), Toto, Bon Jovi (These Days, Crush, Bounce), Altered State, Simple Minds, and many other artists.
He has been nominated for four Grammy Awards and won a Latin Grammy Award in 2007 for Best Male Pop Vocal Album for his work with engineering Ricky Martin's "MTV Unplugged". He has also won an Emmy and he has won seven TEC Awards for "Best Recording Engineer", two others for "Best Broadcast Engineer", one special "Les Paul Award" and a Monitor Award for the Rolling Stone's Voodoo Lounge pay-per-view show.
Clearmountain also played bass on The Dead Boys' first album, Young, Loud and Snotty, before Jeff Magnum rejoined the group.