The Soundtrack of Clive Davis’ Life
Record executive Clive Davis on his early career in the music industry.
- Duration 10:22
- Date Feb 27, 2013
Record executive Clive Davis on his early career in the music industry.
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An insight into where people are -- from Buffett like console.
Because everybody music for almost everybody on the planet this assumption for the life of -- You have to me -- if reflects that and that's boy in the midst of this digital revolution when people who -- imports of future reviews -- we do know that the underlying -- -- delay important -- played -- one syllable of open slave.
It's not gonna be made obsolete by any technical technological revolution.
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And did not like music.
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And wonderful and -- In new era of president and I -- the program we've met briefly it -- he couldn't hear music.
Some put there's music and traffic.
Flow of music -- but it just -- And then a more supplies like Doris Kearns good minerals on its morning the woman -- -- Lincoln them.
With a broad stimulus forward it was our board to deter him from -- -- -- former Harvard.
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And so you would thing -- while I return -- -- -- but she really likes to Politico.
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You know -- follow comply -- Elvis because you don't -- -- The -- small -- And more some Prudential Clinton but more you -- shoes hit in truth school so all.
Well when you were starting their circles of Obama I'm interest -- and how you became Clive Davis.
A realize your name Canada but.
Your parents -- when your one.
I was eight team I was in my -- -- so I'm I'm from what did you do there what you 100 them.
You know I was sort of school loans to fruit -- -- -- -- room full of colored.
I was always a good student always always academic.
We had no money so when those days.
A home -- working.
At jurors school grades to make sure that you were if you were George corner from Brooklyn in them smoking.
How do you -- who -- -- station wolf from the EU was going to be -- the proportion of wolves -- a regional war.
A lawyer who -- -- was gonna be blood that's what a program muscle for so you got a scholarship provided did you -- -- as an academic scholarship and always have.
I condemn don't -- it was -- especially the south and then.
-- Scholarship to Harvard law -- to scholarship to all the -- and because of those scholarships and though that's totally do with my primary.
Old jiffy product is really up and go to school my -- -- to ensure that more you for those the woman studied music.
And make it profession Joyner graduated from Harvard law or Jules and written -- bruised.
Ready to gold appeal lawyer uniform -- chosen small law firm -- I was somewhat tired of the competition gets old -- New York City and at that school system is intends.
But I've found.
That is small law -- -- because played kids -- school -- you'll vulnerable so boy look.
I applied to mobile for -- presented.
Columbia records and -- via its.
-- -- -- -- -- Lucky break or can now at this point in their -- what -- in music.
I was just a regular music -- -- collect records it was not.
You know and look around no emergency.
You know those should know from -- a huge.
-- listen to the radio I knew where every console but was Kono -- do not beyond.
And orders from billion missiles are coming element sixties early session mention this was if we're talking a -- -- this was a late fifties -- and I took to asunder.
Or -- -- like like.
Vigilant about it often I would -- in two you know of the battle between Bing Crosby and frank similar -- and at first Bing Crosby was -- under neutral and every girl my book was above sucks is screaming -- -- tended.
Not musically but decided.
With Bing -- -- go to quickly ahead.
That I learned that the -- finger of -- your -- -- -- -- -- Certainly turned out to be -- from a trip -- Did you think when you first -- -- Little Richard.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I didn't think very -- only numbers very very.
Dedicated and sold to and to my career and pound and hit your -- -- -- merchant mr.
Thumb are you giving you the historic tents or didn't it hit my years doing something do it wasn't something -- You know what I really several more go to revolution might be taking plays at that time.
It was an unusual shown in the word -- zone.
Alone Elvis I took two little girls there and then -- -- -- -- Put not in any manner of remotely for proportional -- -- -- We're talking with -- you book is called on the soundtrack in my life so Euro regular lawyer and law firm in New York.
Whether they merge with somebody else and one of their clients she's longer records and then one.
A look you -- occur in other words there -- -- three years.
Well core views show that I knew would come to this rose -- and Colin law firm came to me and should look.
You're doing no litigation work.
If you come to Columbia records.
I'm the chief lawyer -- know you'll be the chief lawyer.
Within one year I guarantee you.
And so my ago I was looking for drove I knew that none of my clients -- real money you know the -- really wanted to big.
-- -- was a client.
The -- order TGI came from -- saying you know you.
Might be a little bit -- ivy league for the rough and tumble record business.
And I knew Christopher remote from portable -- -- -- -- boys from my parents.
Academics is could put people small -- is equally as important I grew open a melting plot wasn't concerned about going.
To -- -- was not a hybrid tell war on the level music was -- Ford today the money -- of interest over paying more for.
A lot more money in the long term post -- career -- took to Jolo truckers say zero article America it's -- on.
I'm the General Counsel within six months Roy -- to talk.
Legal positions on our sister we're watching -- the president come.
A home I would -- five years leader.
After I read everything I went back to take courses and cooperate unfair competition.
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Into the record -- moves.
-- -- the music business.
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