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Bob Lefsetz is the author of “The Lefsetz Letter.” Listen to his new podcast where he'll address the issues at the core of the music business, internet, and the world at large.

Bob Lefsetz is the author of “The Lefsetz Letter.” Listen to his new podcast where he'll address the issues at the core of the music business, internet, and the world at large.

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United States

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Bob Lefsetz is the author of “The Lefsetz Letter.” Listen to his new podcast where he'll address the issues at the core of the music business, internet, and the world at large.

Twitter:

@Lefsetz

Language:

English


Episodes

Emilio Castillo

2/27/2020
Emilio Castillo is the only person who's been in every iteration of Tower of Power. It was a joy talking to Emilio, hearing how he formed the band, their various record deals, rehab, marriage, Bill Graham, Ted Templeman... Even if you think you're not interested in TOP you will love Emilio's stories, learning how he went from there to here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:27:07

The Glorious Sons

2/20/2020
The Glorious Sons are a rock band from Canada, where they have scored ten Top 5 rock tracks and have won two Junos (Canada's Grammys) for Rock Album of the Year. They're presently on tour north and south of the border, lighting up audiences at every stop. Listen as I talk to the band's guitarist and lead singer, as well as their manager and label rep. They don't believe rock is dead. After listening, you might not either! Learn more about your ad-choices at...

Duration:01:35:09

Al Schmitt

2/13/2020
Al Schmitt is a legendary sound engineer who has worked with everybody from Frank Sinatra to Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney to Steely Dan and scores more. Furthermore he produced Jefferson Airplane's "Volunteers" and Jackson Browne's "Late For The Sky." Al even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, right outside Capitol Records, where he prefers to work to this day. Listen to hear Al's story. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:43:00

Larry Mestel

2/6/2020
Founder and CEO of Primary Wave Music, Larry Mestel started out as a CPA and shortly thereafter was drafted by a client to Island Records, and after stints at Arista and Virgin he quit to start Primary Wave, a new wave publishing company with its own marketing department. Listen to hear how Larry and Primary Wave are breaking norms. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:34:47

Desmond Child

1/30/2020
Writer/producer/performer Desmond Child gives a master class in songwriting, as well as reciting his history from Miami Beach to Hollywood. Hear how the man wrote "You Give Love A Bad Name" with Bon Jovi and "Dude (Looks Like A Lady)" with Aerosmith and so much more! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:02:04:45

Pete Wentz

1/23/2020
Musician, songwriter, entrepreneur Pete Wentz is much more than the bassist for Fall Out Boy. Listen to hear about this summer's stadium tour with Green Day and Weezer as well as Pete's upbringing, his love of tennis and the view from the stage. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:45:54

Pete Tong

1/16/2020
A progenitor of the electronic music scene, Pete Tong had his residency at Pacha, is still on the BBC and is now touring arenas with the Heritage Orchestra playing Ibiza Classics. Meanwhile, he's still DJ'ing all over the world. Yup, Pete's just that busy! Listen to learn how Pete and the scene evolved. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:43:13

Dave Mason

1/9/2020
Singer/songwriter/gunslinger Dave Mason was a member of Traffic, wrote "Feelin' Alright" as well as "Only You Know And I Know" (popularized by Delaney & Bonnie when they were on tour with Dave and Eric Clapton), and was the creator of the perfect debut album "Alone Together" and recorded the smash hit "We Just Disagree." Now that's a CV! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:03:40

Jamie Kitman

1/2/2020
Jamie Kitman is not only a music manager, he's the New York Bureau Chief at "Automobile" magazine. In addition to his column in "Automobile," Kitman's National Magazine Award-winning commentary has appeared in "The New York Times," "The Nation," "GQ," "Foreign Affairs" and more. Listen as Kitman gives the scoop on SUVs (they make more profits for the manufacturers and handle much worse than sedans) and his history managing They Might Be Giants. Check out some of Jamie's columns here:...

Duration:01:34:26

Holly George-Warren

12/26/2019
Holly George-Warren is the author of a new book on Janis Joplin entitled "Janis: Her Life and Music." Tune in for insights into Janis, along with tales from Ms. George-Warren's career working at "Rolling Stone" and authoring sixteen books on topics as varied as Woodstock, Alex Chilton and country & western music. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:20:36

Lee Abrams

12/19/2019
He created AOR, the album-oriented rock radio format. He designed the original XM channels. Legendary radio programmer Lee Abrams is just not another consultant, listen to glean his insights. Howard Stern talks to Hillary Clinton about Lee Abrams (start at 15:20): https://bit.ly/2Q9D8OT You can also read some of Lee's musings here: https://bit.ly/2RZxBN2 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:44:13

MicK Jones

12/12/2019
That's right, Mr. Foreigner, who also co-produced Van Halen's "5150," Billy Joel's "Storm Front," and more. Hear how Mick struck gold with French superstar Johnny Hallyday and then conspired to create the chart-topping rock band whose songs are indelibly imprinted upon our brains. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:46:19

Tom Corson

12/5/2019
Tom Corson is the co-chairman and chief operating officer of Warner Records. Listen… Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:33:10

Adam Alpert

11/28/2019
Adam Alpert manages the Chainsmokers and runs Disruptor Records, a joint venture with Sony Music. Listen to how a whip-smart millennial has navigated the music business...from nightclubs to number one! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:46:02

Peter Garrett

11/21/2019
Midnight Oil frontman Peter Garrett is only six days older than I am. I was scared he'd be off-putting, as a result of his height and bald head, but there are few people I've interviewed I've related to more. We cover the history of the Oils as well as Peter's tenure in the Australian government and what it was like playing in a band after his parents passed and... Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:32:24

Alan Hamel

11/14/2019
Canadian late night TV host, producer, husband of Suzanne Somers and her career guru, Hamel has been there and done that and has great stories, he holds back nothing! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:44:17

Richard Griffiths

11/7/2019
An agent, a publisher, a label majordomo and now a manager, not only has Richard Griffiths worn all the hats, he's a seer when it comes to careers. Richard and his partner Harry Magee and their firm Modest! Management were honored with the 2019 Music Industry Trusts Award on November 4th in London. Modest! has steered the careers of One Direction, the Spice Girls, 5 Seconds of Summer, Olly Murs, Niall Horan, Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:23:08

Bill Curbishley

10/31/2019
The manager of The Who, Judas Priest and...need I say more? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:56:36

Whitney Cummings

10/24/2019
A tour-de-force, writer/performer/stand-up Whitney Cummings is whip-smart and quick with a quip. Listen as we plumb the depths of Hollywood, social media, her career, her personality, her personal life... Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:02:06:35

Peter Paterno

10/17/2019
Attorney extraordinaire Peter Paterno represents a who's who of clients. Listen to hear his story from Orange County to Harvey Mudd to signing Queen at Hollywood Records to Metallica to Dr. Dre to "Blurred Lines" to... Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:38:59