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The Soundtrack of My Life

The Soundtrack of My Life

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The audio download edition is the only format to include an exclusive interview with Clive Davis!


In the history of popular music, no one looms as large as Clive Davis. His career has spanned more than forty years and he has discovered, signed, or worked with a staggering array of artists: Janis Joplin, Simon and Garfunkel, Barry Manilow, Patti Smith, Lou Reed, Dionne Warwick, Whitney Houston, Carlos Santana, The Grateful Dead, Alicia Keys, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, and Aretha Franklin, to name only a few. He has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, received a Lifetime Achievement Grammy, and hosted decades of the world’s highest profile parties.

In his autobiography, Mr. Davis tells it all with a wit, frankness, and style all his own. His incredible stories—some hilarious, others tragic, all revealing—offer invaluable insights into the last half century of music.
  • Simon & Schuster Audio | 
  • ISBN 9781442361782 | 
  • February 2013
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Clive Davis on Finding New Talent and Reinvigorating Careers

From his new memoir, The Soundtrack of My Life, Clive Davis talks about the art of finding and signing new musical talent and the thrill that comes from reinvigorating a career that has plateaued.

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The most interesting thing about geniuses is that they fail--frequently. The former president of Columbia Records Clive Davis recounts how he dealt with Bob Dylan, who wrote some of the best--and worst--music in the history of rock & roll.

About the Author

Clive Davis

Clive Davis is the Chief Creative Officer of Sony Music. He has worked with innumerable musical stars and media personalities. Born and raised in Brooklyn, he attended New York University and Harvard Law School.

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