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Of the rock and roll hall friend wanted to spur of the thanks for having us your -- -- having me.
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Well I appreciate that I'm happy to be here to ensure -- -- short fat and -- as my wife two kids aside did you wind up prism prism of the -- -- -- him a -- involved.
Music business for a long time -- had started an amendment to William Morris Agency was -- booking agent for a long time.
And worked at Madison Square Garden running their entertainment for awhile and then John -- reserve chairman of the rock and roll hall of fame came to me a few years ago.
The -- for someone to kind of take the the business of the foundation.
Which is what started the rock and roll hall of fame 25 years ago and do different things which is why we kind of evolved into this told 25 anniversary celebration.
That's coming up then we're celebrating with concerts the book do you talked about and a dvd series that we have ballot with time life that show's highlights from the past 25 years of our induction ceremonies -- the hall of self -- player.
The -- hall fame museum is in Cleveland there's also a library and archives it's gonna be opening up in the fall as well it's been there are broken starting fifteen years.
We do close to half a million people a year that go through there it was truly the only.
Institution you know cultural institution of its kind in the world that celebrates the importance of rock and roll and how with the importance of rock and Rawls had -- our -- and -- for the last fifty years.
And -- working Clinton couple times right on -- -- -- and children.
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Is this is fair because of Allen for your -- -- decreases because Alan freed you know we're we're looking around for places for the Iraq and all things to be.
A lot of cities have their stake in the -- why it should be there.
Cleveland really stood up and said Alan freed who was really truly probably the first rock and -- DJ.
-- the first one of the first people do -- rock and roll show and Cleveland actually stood up and smartly put together a right business plan.
To go along with the history they have to be able to fund this beautiful museum it's been built on the banks -- Lake -- IM Pei designed the building.
And it's magnificent structure that we do educational programs as well as exhibit that run year round a -- -- Brought him from the -- this job for little over three years or you have a death.
So determined it did and you can assistance fund mail room or -- -- and that normally work to garden.
And and book and showed that that was up to promise that.
The process of live nation -- -- Now live nation of people we did business -- they -- promoters that would come in and -- the building that was part of -- of some radio network I was clear channel yet clear channel it's like they should -- came out of clear channel.
But prior to that their individual promoters are around the country but you -- you'd have suffered heart -- right now or did it all out and I didn't I did I had -- to clear channel for a little bit for short period of time after the garden that we used to do business with clear channel we did business with promoters.
AEG live nation clear channel variety of people and then with the hall thing that shows things that we're doing -- -- helping us produce the shows next week.
Let there is a lot different people involved in this and a lot of the biggest acts -- world are playing on this that are promoted by a lot of people dot original terms runners president.
See all of video rock and roll hall of fame and the book does and is called the rock and roll -- friend the first firefighters -- really it was a magnificent book.
We were looking for ways to celebrate the conducting now and we -- wanna put canned.
Stories about every inductees so the stories you see and there are told by the people that -- them so you'll see bond those stories -- speech about when he inducted -- who and Bruce Springsteen we talked about Roy Orbison.
And then also time life has a -- visual version of all these past induction ceremonies it's out on infomercial.
And there's going to be a retail version it's going to be out in late October.
So between the dvd series the book.
And these concerts which will be shown on HBO in late November there's a lot of celebrations going around mr.
-- and -- concerts are going to be here in new York and not an art.
That's right that's right next they're next Thursday and Friday.
There's two nights mean first the first night we have who's gonna -- first night's Crosby stills Nash your friends and -- -- Stevie Wonder.
Paul Simon Simon and Garfunkel Bruce Springsteen and The E.
Street Band the second night we have Aretha Franklin Metallica.
Eric Clapton and you too.
And within -- sets all of them have special guests -- it's gonna play with Stevie Wonder.
You're gonna have -- you Lou Reed and Ozzy Osborne with Metallica beyond the -- in the imperial you're gonna play with Paul Simon.
There's a lot of special -- love trying to tell all of these fantastic -- welcome -- having Jerry Lewis is gonna play each night.
The idea to try to tell the history story of rock and -- just not only through the people who -- -- have to do that -- protection leaders music.
But through their influences and and special -- trying to tell the history Iraq general -- original terms and announcer mispronounced monitors on our.
On -- all over the country on now.
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