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The soundtrack of my life, Clive Davis with Anthony DeCurtis

Label
The soundtrack of my life
Title
The soundtrack of my life
Statement of responsibility
Clive Davis with Anthony DeCurtis
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Chief Creative Officer of Sony Music presents a candid assessment of his life and the past half-century of popular music from an insider's perspective, tracing the difficulties he faced as an orphaned teen, the controversies that challenged his ambitions and his work with a wide array of stars and personalities
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
MvI
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Davis, Clive
Dewey number
  • 781.64092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • photographs
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML429.D36
Literary form
non fiction
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DeCurtis, Anthony
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Davis, Clive
  • Popular music
  • Sound recording executives and producers
Target audience
adult
Label
The soundtrack of my life, Clive Davis with Anthony DeCurtis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Welcome to the party -- Straight out of Brooklyn -- Recovering from shattering losses -- A Harvard man -- A new life back in New York -- The offer that changed by life -- Running Columbia Records -- Making A&R moves -- Monterey pop -- Columbia gets hot -- Pearl -- Simon and Garfunkel -- Dylan -- What kind of career do I want? -- From Santana to Springsteen -- Talent raids and finding the company's soul -- The end of one fantasy -- Searching for a new beginning -- Arista means excellence -- Manilow mania -- Building a new label -- Patti Smith and Lou Reed -- Ready to rock -- The Grateful Dead -- Gil Scott-Heron and Ghostbusters -- Broadway, soundtracks and comedy -- Dionne Warwick -- The Queen of Soul -- New wave, heavy metal, and Eurythmics -- Whitney -- Beyond the house that Barry built -- Arista pop explodes, into Milli Vanilli -- Arista Nashville and new country music -- LaFace rules! -- Bad boy -- Sarah McLachlan, Ace of Base, and the freewheeling nineties -- Supernatural Santana -- Instant major -- Alicia -- The J Records years -- Rod Stewart and the great American songbook -- Rock at the dawn of the twenty-first century -- American Idol and Kelly Clarkson -- More on the Idol franchise -- Accepting change and moving forward
Control code
sky254210634
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xiii, 586 p., [48] p. of plates
Isbn
9781476714783
Lccn
bl2013002528
Other physical details
ill. , ports., photos. (some col.)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-adap20130211-054
Label
The soundtrack of my life, Clive Davis with Anthony DeCurtis
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Welcome to the party -- Straight out of Brooklyn -- Recovering from shattering losses -- A Harvard man -- A new life back in New York -- The offer that changed by life -- Running Columbia Records -- Making A&R moves -- Monterey pop -- Columbia gets hot -- Pearl -- Simon and Garfunkel -- Dylan -- What kind of career do I want? -- From Santana to Springsteen -- Talent raids and finding the company's soul -- The end of one fantasy -- Searching for a new beginning -- Arista means excellence -- Manilow mania -- Building a new label -- Patti Smith and Lou Reed -- Ready to rock -- The Grateful Dead -- Gil Scott-Heron and Ghostbusters -- Broadway, soundtracks and comedy -- Dionne Warwick -- The Queen of Soul -- New wave, heavy metal, and Eurythmics -- Whitney -- Beyond the house that Barry built -- Arista pop explodes, into Milli Vanilli -- Arista Nashville and new country music -- LaFace rules! -- Bad boy -- Sarah McLachlan, Ace of Base, and the freewheeling nineties -- Supernatural Santana -- Instant major -- Alicia -- The J Records years -- Rod Stewart and the great American songbook -- Rock at the dawn of the twenty-first century -- American Idol and Kelly Clarkson -- More on the Idol franchise -- Accepting change and moving forward
Control code
sky254210634
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xiii, 586 p., [48] p. of plates
Isbn
9781476714783
Lccn
bl2013002528
Other physical details
ill. , ports., photos. (some col.)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-adap20130211-054

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