Gold Star Studios

Gold Star Studios

Profile:
Recording studio and production facility in Hollywood, California.

Note: For the studio in Houston, Texas, please use Gold Star Recording Studio.

Gold Star Studios was founded during October 1950 by David Gold (3) and Stan Ross and operated until 1984. The studio was renowned for its unique, custom-designed recording equipment, which was designed and built by Gold, as well as its famed echo chambers. As a consequence, many hits were recorded there including The Beach Boys 1966 album "Pet Sounds".

Name Variations:
"Gold Star"
"Gold Star Recording"
"Gold Star Recording Studios"
Goldstar Studios, Hollywood California

Engineers known to have worked here:
Brian Ross-Myring
Larry Levine
Joe Mauldin
Jim Hilton
Parent Label:
Contact Info:
6252 Santa Monica Blvd.
Hollywood, CA
USA (Contact info now obsolete)
Sites:

Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
1-1 Otis Lee - Hard Row To Hoe / They Say I'm A Fool Otis Lee Hard Row To Hoe / They Say I'm A Fool(7", Single) Quaint Record Co. 1-1 US 1968 Sell This Version
1C 052-80 071 Anthony Quinn With The Harold Spina Singers And Orchestra* - In My Own Way...I Love You Anthony Quinn With The Harold Spina Singers And Orchestra* Anthony Quinn With The Harold Spina Singers And Orchestra* - In My Own Way...I Love You(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records 1C 052-80 071 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
1C 064-98825 Delaney & Friends - Class Reunion Delaney & Friends Class Reunion(LP, Album) Prodigal 1C 064-98825 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
1C 064 7122931 The Beach Boys - Beach Boys Rarities The Beach Boys Beach Boys Rarities(LP, Album, Comp) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 1C 064 7122931 Germany 1983 Sell This Version
2-2 Otis Lee - Baby I Love You Otis Lee Baby I Love You(7", Single) Quaint Record Co. 2-2 US 1969 Sell This Version
2C 070 63577 Ramones - End Of The Century Ramones End Of The Century(LP, Album) Sire, Sire 2C 070 63577 France 1980 Sell This Version
2CRS 2296 Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Live Rust Neil Young & Crazy Horse Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Live Rust (Album) 2CRS 2296 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
2MS 2083 The Beach Boys - Carl And The Passions – So Tough / Pet Sounds The Beach Boys Carl And The Passions – So Tough / Pet Sounds (Album, Comp) 2MS 2083 US 1972 Sell This Version
2RX 2296 Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Live Rust Neil Young & Crazy Horse Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Live Rust (Album) 2RX 2296 US 1979 Sell This Version
2SP 9104 Phil Spector - Phil Spector's Greatest Hits Phil Spector Phil Spector's Greatest Hits (Album, Comp) 2SP 9104 US 1977 Sell This Version
3RS 2257 Neil Young - Decade Neil Young Decade(3xLP, Comp) Reprise Records 3RS 2257 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
4CR 1010 Legs Diamond (2) - Fire Power Legs Diamond (2) Fire Power(Cass, Album) Cream (6) 4CR 1010 Australia 1979 Sell This Version
4X-0281 Lee Denson - Climb Love Mountain / New Shoes Lee Denson Climb Love Mountain / New Shoes(7") Vik 4X-0281 US 1957 Sell This Version
5F 9465 Stanley Turrentine Pieces Of Dreams(Cass, Album) Fantasy 5F 9465 US 1974 Sell This Version
5F-9632 Steve Douglas - King Cobra Steve Douglas King Cobra(Cass, Album) Fantasy 5F-9632 US 1984 Sell This Version
12"-RR-1990 Rappers Rapp Group - Rappers Rapp Theme Rappers Rapp Group Rappers Rapp Theme(12", Single) Rappers Rapp Disco Co. 12"-RR-1990 US 1982 Sell This Version
20PJ-15 Laurindo Almeida - Concierto De Aranjuez Laurindo Almeida Concierto De Aranjuez(LP, Album) East Wind 20PJ-15 Japan 1978 Sell This Version
22P2-3115 The Dillards - Wheatstraw Suite The Dillards Wheatstraw Suite(CD, Album) Elektra 22P2-3115 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
25AP 1193 Dan Hartman - Instant Replay Dan Hartman Instant Replay(LP, Album) CBS/Sony 25AP 1193 Hong Kong 1978 Sell This Version
32JD-10044 Laurindo Almeida - Concierto De Aranjuez Laurindo Almeida Concierto De Aranjuez(CD, Album, RE) East Wind 32JD-10044 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
35JD-8 Laurindo Almeida - Concierto De Aranjuez Laurindo Almeida Concierto De Aranjuez(CD, Album, RE) East Wind 35JD-8 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
101 Lola Albright - Lola Wants You Lola Albright Lola Wants You(LP, Album, Mono) Kem Records 101 US 1957 Sell This Version
101 Jon & The Nightriders - Jon & The Nightriders Jon & The Nightriders Jon & The Nightriders(7", EP, Blu) California Records (2) 101 US 1979 Sell This Version
122 Bill Post - All The Way Back To Nebraska Bill Post All The Way Back To Nebraska(7", Single) DJB 122 US 1967 Sell This Version
177 Sonny & Chér* Look At Us 177 US 1965 Sell This Version
0656 Baja Marimba Band - Rides Again Baja Marimba Band Rides Again(Cass, Album, Club) World Cassette Club, World Cassette Club 0656 Australia 1974 Sell This Version
1001 Charles Bernstein - I'm Going To Set Myself On Fire Charles Bernstein I'm Going To Set Myself On Fire(LP, Album) MVC Records 1001 US 1973 Sell This Version
1067 Ramones - End Of The Century Ramones End Of The Century(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Piggymot Records 1067 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
1124 Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* - Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band's Back Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band* - Julius Wechter And The Baja Marimba Band's Back (Album) 1124 US 1973 Sell This Version
2003-8 Charles Manson - LIE: The Love And Terror Cult Charles Manson LIE: The Love And Terror Cult(8-Trk, Album, RE) ESP Disk 2003-8 US 1974 Sell This Version
2038 The Seeds - Future The Seeds Future(8-Trk, Album, GRT) GNP Crescendo 2038 US 1967 Sell This Version
2144 Charles Manson - LIE: The Love And Terror Cult Charles Manson LIE: The Love And Terror Cult(LP, Album) Awareness Records (2) 2144 US 1970 Sell This Version
2201 The Misunderstood - The Lost Acetates 1965-1966 The Misunderstood The Lost Acetates 1965-1966 (Comp) 2201 US 2004 Sell This Version
2257-2 Neil Young - Decade Neil Young Decade(2xCD, Comp, RE, SRC) Reprise Records 2257-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
2296-2 Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Live Rust Neil Young & Crazy Horse Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Live Rust (Album) 2296-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
2297-1 Neil Young - Hawks & Doves Neil Young Hawks & Doves(LP, Album, RE, RM) Reprise Records 2297-1 US 2018 Sell This Version
2-804 Sonny & Cher - The Two Of Us Sonny & Cher The Two Of Us(2xLP, Comp, Mono, Promo, PR) ATCO Records, ATCO Records 2-804 US 1972 Sell This Version
3003 Sonny & Chèr* - Vol. 2 Sonny & Chèr* Vol. 2(LP, Album, Mono) ATCO Records 3003 France 1966 Sell This Version
3676 Iron Butterfly In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida(Cass, Album, RE) Music Hall 3676 Argentina 1977 Sell This Version
5.566 Ike & Tina Turner - River Deep - Mountain High Ike & Tina Turner River Deep - Mountain High(7", Single, Mono, RP) London Records 5.566 Belgium Unknown Sell This Version
5706 The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice The Beach Boys Wouldn't It Be Nice(7", Single, Scr) Capitol Records 5706 US 1966 Sell This Version
6700-2 Bad Religion - How Could Hell Be Any Worse? Bad Religion How Could Hell Be Any Worse?(CD, Album, Comp, RE, RM) Epitaph 6700-2 Europe 2004 Sell This Version
6872 Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - Happening Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass Happening(LP, Comp, Club) A&M Records 6872 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
7007 Jesse Hawkins (2) - Kick Around B/w Lies Jesse Hawkins (2) Kick Around B/w Lies(7", Single) Comanche Station 7007 US 1983 Sell This Version
7010-7 Bad Religion - Bad Religion Bad Religion Bad Religion(7", EP, RE, Pin) Epitaph 7010-7 Europe 2009 Sell This Version
8696 Baja Marimba Band Rides Again(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel, Album, Club) World Tape Club, World Tape Club 8696 Australia 1974 Sell This Version
8697 Baja Marimba Band Rides Again(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel, Album, Club) World Tape Club, World Tape Club 8697 Australia 1974 Sell This Version
12.069 Sonny & Chér* - Sonny & Chér Sonny & Chér* Sonny & Chér(LP, Album) Belter 12.069 Spain 1965 Sell This Version
14.279 Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida Iron Butterfly In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Music Hall 14.279 Argentina 1977 Sell This Version
15814-1 T.S.O.L. - T. S. O. L. T.S.O.L. T. S. O. L.(LP, Comp, RM) Nitro Records 15814-1 US 1997 Sell This Version
15814-2 T. S. O. L.* - T. S. O. L. T. S. O. L.* T. S. O. L. (Comp) 15814-2 US 1997 Sell This Version
22234-S The Hamlin Castle - Cool & Warm The Hamlin Castle Cool & Warm(LP) Hamlin Castle Records, Hamlin Castle Records 22234-S US 1983 Sell This Version
25709-1 Ramones - Ramones Mania Ramones Ramones Mania(2xLP, Comp, Spe) Sire, Sire, Sire 25709-1 US 1988 Sell This Version
30573 0 Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida Iron Butterfly In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (Album) 30573 0 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
33-177 Sonny & Chér* - Look At Us Sonny & Chér* Look At Us (Album) 33-177 US 1965 Sell This Version
33-183 Sonny & Cher - The Wondrous World Of Sonny & Cher Sonny & Cher The Wondrous World Of Sonny & Cher (Album) 33-183 US 1966 Sell This Version
33-200 Buffalo Springfield - Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield(LP, Album, Mono, Promo, Bla) ATCO Records 33-200 US 1966 Sell This Version
33200-2 Buffalo Springfield - Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield (Album) 33200-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
33-200-A Buffalo Springfield - Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield (Album) 33-200-A US 1967 Sell This Version
33-200(C) Buffalo Springfield - Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield(LP, Album, Mono) ATCO Records 33-200(C) Canada 1966 Sell This Version
33-203 Sonny & Chér* - In Case You're In Love Sonny & Chér* In Case You're In Love (Album) 33-203 US 1967 Sell This Version
33-225 The Rose Garden - The Rose Garden The Rose Garden The Rose Garden (Album) 33-225 US 1968 Sell This Version
33-226 Buffalo Springfield - Buffalo Springfield Again Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield Again (Album) 33-226 US 1967 Sell This Version
33-227 Iron Butterfly - Heavy Iron Butterfly Heavy (Album) 33-227 US 1968 Sell This Version
33250-2 Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida Iron Butterfly In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (Album) 33250-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
33-302 Sonny Bono - Chastity (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Sonny Bono Chastity (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(LP, Album, Mono, Promo) ATCO Records 33-302 US 1969 Sell This Version
33-305 Black Magic! - Where Love Is Black Magic! Where Love Is (Album) 33-305 US 1970 Sell This Version
39689 Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida Iron Butterfly In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida(Cass, Album, Club, RE) Atlantic 39689 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
40022 Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida Iron Butterfly In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (Album) 40022 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
40321 Buffalo Springfield - A Legend - The Buffalo Springfield Legend Vol. 1 Buffalo Springfield A Legend - The Buffalo Springfield Legend Vol. 1 (Comp) 40321 France 1972 Sell This Version
45-015 Jackie Lee Waukeen Cochran* - Good Rockin' Tonite / Hungry Hill Jackie Lee Waukeen Cochran* Good Rockin' Tonite / Hungry Hill(7", Single, RE) Rollin' Rock 45-015 UK 1980 Sell This Version
45-048 Johnny Legend And His Skullcaps - The South's Gonna Rise Again/Rockabilly Rumble Johnny Legend And His Skullcaps The South's Gonna Rise Again/Rockabilly Rumble(7", Single) Rollin' Rock 45-048 US 1980 Sell This Version
48499-2 Neil Young - Hawks & Doves Neil Young Hawks & Doves(HDCD, Album, RE, RM) Reprise Records 48499-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
49.785 The Flamin' Groovies - River Deep Mountain High The Flamin' Groovies River Deep Mountain High(7", Single) Underdog (5) 49.785 France 1981 Sell This Version
51847 Martha Bishop (2) - ... Now It Begins Martha Bishop (2) ... Now It Begins(LP, Album) Co-Op Records (4) 51847 US 1981 Sell This Version
58286 Ramones - End Of The Century Ramones End Of The Century (Album) 58286 Greece 1980 Sell This Version
62080-2 Buffalo Springfield - Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield (Album) 62080-2 US 1997 Sell This Version
64041 Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Live Rust Neil Young & Crazy Horse Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Live Rust(2xLP, Album, Win) Reprise Records 64041 US 1979 Sell This Version
065 300-2 The Who - The Ultimate Collection The Who The Ultimate Collection(2xCD, Comp, RM + CD, Comp, Enh + Ltd, S/Edition) Polydor, Universal Music TV 065 300-2 UK 2002 Sell This Version
72122 The Ronettes - The Best Of The Ronettes The Ronettes The Best Of The Ronettes (Album, Comp) 72122 US Unknown Sell This Version
73007 Hugh Masekela - The Emancipation Of Hugh Masekela Hugh Masekela The Emancipation Of Hugh Masekela (Album) 73007 US 1966 Sell This Version
73028 Hugh Masekela - The Promise Of A Future Hugh Masekela The Promise Of A Future (Album) 73028 US 1968 Sell This Version
73091 Various - Angels Die Hard (Original Soundtrack Recording) Various Angels Die Hard (Original Soundtrack Recording) 73091 US 1971 Sell This Version
75 110 Barney Kessel - Blue Soul Barney Kessel Blue Soul(Cass, Album, Dol) Black Lion Records 75 110 France 1975 Sell This Version
80098 Ramones - Fin De Siglo Ramones Fin De Siglo(LP, Album) Sire 80098 Argentina 1984 Sell This Version
80 851 IT Ike & Tina Turner - River Deep - Mountain High Ike & Tina Turner River Deep - Mountain High(LP, Album, RE) A&M Records 80 851 IT Germany Unknown Sell This Version
80902 Chris Owens (4) - Galveston Winds Chris Owens (4) Galveston Winds(LP, Album) Watch Records 80902 US Unknown Sell This Version
86700-2 Bad Religion - How Could Hell Be Any Worse? Bad Religion How Could Hell Be Any Worse? (Album) 86700-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
87010-7 Bad Religion - Bad Religion Bad Religion Bad Religion(7", EP, RE, Whi) Epitaph 87010-7 US 2009 Sell This Version
#92596-2 Rocket From The Crypt - Scream, Dracula, Scream! Rocket From The Crypt Scream, Dracula, Scream!(CD, Album) Interscope Records #92596-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
170037 Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass* - South Of The Border Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass* South Of The Border(LP, Album, RE) A&M Records, A&M Records 170037 Brazil Unknown Sell This Version
175292-2 Neil Young - Neil Young Archives - Vol. I (1963-1972) Neil Young Neil Young Archives - Vol. I (1963-1972)(Box, Comp + CD, Mono, RM + CD, RM + CD, RE + CD, R) Reprise Records, Reprise Records 175292-2 US 2009 Sell This Version
195335 Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida Iron Butterfly In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida(Cass, Album, RE) ATCO Records 195335 Chile 1991 Sell This Version
201 332 Ramones - End Of The Century Ramones End Of The Century(LP, Album) Sire, Sire 201 332 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
208 767 Various - A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector Various A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector(LP, Album, RE, RM) Chrysalis 208 767 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
212011 Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass* - !!Going Places!! Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass* !!Going Places!! (Album) 212011 Austria 1965 Sell This Version
212012 Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass* - Whipped Cream & Other Delights Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass* Whipped Cream & Other Delights (Album) 212012 Germany 1965 Sell This Version
212 013 Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - S.R.O. Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass S.R.O. (Album) 212 013 Norway 1967 Sell This Version
212 015 Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass* - South Of The Border Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass* South Of The Border(LP, Album, RE) A&M Records, A&M Records 212 015 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
212024 Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass* - Herb Alpert's Ninth Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass* Herb Alpert's Ninth(LP, Album) A&M Records, A&M Records 212024 Germany 1967 Sell This Version