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Siren song : my life in music

Author: Seymour Stein; Gareth Murphy
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Seymour Stein is America's greatest living record man. Not only has he signed and nurtured more important artists than anyone alive, now sixty years in the game, he's still the hippest label head, travelling the globe in search of the next big thing. Since the late fifties, he's been wherever it's happening: Billboard, Tin Pan Alley, The British Invasion, CBGB, Studio 54, Danceteria, the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Seymour Stein; Seymour Stein
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seymour Stein; Gareth Murphy
ISBN: 9781250081018 1250081017
OCLC Number: 1000297972
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 342 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Shellac in his veins --
Syd and the kid --
Sire for hire --
Surfing in Kansas --
Rocket to Russia --
This ain't no party --
Borderline --
The killing moon --
Crazy --
The song.
Responsibility: Seymour Stein with Gareth Murphy.

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The autobiography of America's greatest living record man: the founder of Sire Records and spotter of rock talent from the Ramones to Madonna.  Read more...
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"Stein's anecdote-packed memoir tells of his life as a music executive, in what is an entertaining ride though music history.... Stein wonderfully captures his obsessive love for the bruising music Read more...

 
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