Legendary recording studio Sunset Sound Recorders celebrates 60 years

Sunset Sound Recorders is celebrating it's 60th anniversary with a virtual concert.
HOLLYWOOD (KABC) -- Tutti Camarata opened Sunset Sound Recorders in 1960. It started as a studio making music for the Walt Disney Company.

Once it was up and running, Camarata produced recordings for Disney classics like "Bambi," "Mary Poppins" and "101 Dalmatians."

Though the studio was intended for Disney music, it was still privately owned by Camarata.

Legendary artists like Prince, the Beach Boys, Janis Joplin, the Rolling Stones and Van Halen all recorded there.

"If the walls could talk, it would be pretty earth-shattering," said Sunset Studio President Paul Camarata.

Paul Camarata, Tutti Camarata's son, took over as owner in the '70s. He carried on the historic moments that happened in this studio.

According to Drew Dempsey, Sunset Sound Recorders Marketing Director, Janis Joplin had been in that studio the day that she died. And he said it was the last recording studio the Beatles were ever in all together.

"It's just simply so special to me and our fans and the bands that come through here," said Dempsey.

To commemorate 60 years, and 50 years of a few legendary albums, they're teaming up with the Morrison Hotel Gallery to create a virtual concert coming in October.
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