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Clive Davis

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Clive Davis on 5 Decades in Music

Monday, May 27, 2013

Clive Davis talks about shaping the last 50 years of popular music. He has discovered, signed, or worked with Whitney Houston, Janis Joplin, Simon and Garfunkel, Barry Manilow, Patti Smith, Lou Reed, Dionne Warwick, Carlos Santana, The Grateful Dead, Alicia Keys, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, and Aretha Franklin, to name a few. The Soundtrack of My Life tells his story—of becoming an orphan in high school and getting through college and law school on scholarships, to being falsely accused of embezzlement and starting up his own record company, J Records. 

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Clive Davis on 5 Decades in Music

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Clive Davis talks to Leonard Lopate about shaping the last 50 years of popular music. In his new book, The Soundtrack of My Life, he tells his story—of becoming an orphan, getting through college and law school on scholarships, and starting up his own record company.

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Guest Picks: Clive Davis

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Music industry executive Clive Davis was on the Lopate Show recently to talk about his five decades working with everyone from Aretha Franklin and Carlos Santana to Patti Smith and Lou Reed. He also told us what he's a fan of -- and what he's listening to now!

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Clive Davis: 'A Tremendous Lucky Break'

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Clive Davis has discovered, signed and supported some of the biggest names in music over the past 45 years -- from Janis Joplin and Bruce Springsteen to Whitney Houston and Alicia Keys. In an interview with Soundcheck Davis talks about his new autobiography, The Soundtrack of My Life and explains how he lucked into the music business, describes his first experience listening to Janis Joplin, and dispels rumors about his public tiff with Kelly Clarkson.

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A Conversation With Clive Davis; Vienna Philharmonic's Nazi Past; Holcombe Waller

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

In this episode: Music industry legend Clive Davis recently released a tell-all autobiography, The Soundtrack of My Life. We talk with the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer about how he entered the music business and shaped the careers of big-time artists.

Plus: The Vienna Philharmonic’s somewhat-hidden Nazi past is stirring up controversy at the moment. We speak with New York Times classical music freelance writer and consultant Jim Oestreich about the ensemble's former connections with the Nazi party. 

And: Musician and performance artist Holcombe Waller joins us to show off a new, electronic-influenced sound.

    Clive Davis

    Wednesday, July 25, 2007

    The career of Clive Davis took off 40 years this summer when he attended the Monterey Pop Festival. He's been the head of CBS and then Arista Records, and now is the chairman and CEO of BMG Music U.S., where he heads a recording empire that includes some 170 artists. ...

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    The Man with the Golden Ears

    Wednesday, July 25, 2007

    Clive Davis is the record industry powerbroker who launched the careers of artists like Bruce Springsteen, Carlos Santana, and Alicia Keys. Today, he talks about forty years of being a hands-on executive, and he considers today's volatile music industry. Natasha Khan is better known as the singer-songwriter behind Bat for ...