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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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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

Derek Shulman

10/15/2020
Derek Shulman was the lead singer of Gentle Giant and as an A&R man he signed Bon Jovi and Cinderella and ultimately he ran the Atco and Roadrunner record labels. Listen to hear how a successful musician made the transition to successful businessman (as well as the details of the recording and breaking of "Slippery When Wet"!) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:29:40

Cousin Brucie

10/8/2020
Cousin Brucie is a legendary deejay who was friends with everybody from the Beatles to Lesley Gore. Listen to hear how Brucie retrieved Ringo's St. Christopher medal as well as how he got his start, his name and so much more. Brucie was my gateway drug for music radio. It was a thrill to speak with him! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:42:34

Cousin Brucie

10/6/2020
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Duration:01:44:29

Run the Jewels

10/1/2020
That's right, Killer Mike and El-P talking about hip-hop, muscle cars, politics, albums, how they got together and get along...dive deep with these raconteurs! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:02:06:56

Jac Holzman

9/24/2020
Founder of Elektra Records, Jac Holzman signed acts from Theodore Bikel to Love, the Doors, Queen, Bread, Judy Collins and more and released classical music for the masses on the discount Nonesuch label. Listen to hear how this innovator with an ear built one of the greatest record companies of all time. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:45:56

Joe bonamassa

9/17/2020
Guitarist extraordinaire Joe Bonamassa opines on his upcoming couch concert from the Ryman on September 20th and also discusses his upbringing, his place in the musical landscape, how he and his manager four wall his shows and at the end we delve deeply into guitar collecting. Self-deprecating yet quick-witted, I could have talked to Joe for hours more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:43:32

Chris Difford

9/10/2020
Chris Difford, of Squeeze. We address the formation of the band and its various iterations, but first and foremost we focus on Chris and his life, both personal and musical, his viewpoints, his choices (and his tenure with Bryan Ferry!) You'll feel like you're truly getting to know Chris, and even if you're not a Squeeze fan you'll enjoy hearing what Chris has to say. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:33:39

Chuck Morris

9/3/2020
Chuck Morris is a Denver legend who started in the club business and then went on to work for Barry Fey, Live Nation and AEG Presents. He also managed the Dirt Band and Big Head Todd & the Monsters. In addition to his emeritus status at AEG, Chuck is the Chairman of the newly-created Music Business Department at Colorado State University. Chuck is a fount of energy and wisdom, here he opines about today's concert landscape, his history and the details of the new CSU program. Learn more about...

Duration:01:17:41

Jimmy Buffett and Mac McAnally

8/27/2020
Jimmy Buffett and Mac McAnally in conversation together! I guarantee you even the most hard core fan will learn things they did not know before. We go deep into each man's history, how Mac ended up joining the Coral Reefer Band, and also focus on their respective new albums. It's a treat! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:58:11

Lawrence Lessig

8/20/2020
Lawrence Lessig is one of America's preeminent legal scholars, a law professor at Harvard, he also ran for president in 2016. Listen as we address the legal issues surrounding the presidential election, social media and antitrust. This is up-to-date legal analysis that is a must listen! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:41:36

Maria Konnikova

8/13/2020
Maria Konnikova is the author of the new bestseller "The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win." A Ph.D. psychologist/staff writer at "The New Yorker," Konnikova decides to tackle poker, a game she doesn't even know how to play, because it's a metaphor for life and she wants to investigate luck. Listen to gain insight into poker as well as game theory and the ins and outs of the poker circuit. I've never played poker and I loved "The Biggest Bluff." I believe...

Duration:01:45:02

Jaan Uhelszki

8/6/2020
Jaan Uhelszki was senior editor at "Creem" and is the co-writer of the new documentary on the legendary music magazine. Listen to hear tales of Lester Bangs, her appearance on stage with KISS, how Ronnie Van Zant predicted his death and how Cameron Crowe inspired the arc of the film. Jaan's got stories, and she tells them! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:32:00

Don Passman

7/30/2020
Attorney Don Passman literally wrote the book on the music business: "All You Need to Know About the Music Business." Here we delve deeply into today's deal landscape, as well as Don's story, how he got to be one of the foremost lawyers in the music business. If you want to know about record deals, and publishing deals, and 360 deals and touring deals...this is the place! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:21:05

Harlan Coben

7/23/2020
Harlan Coben's latest book, "The Boy From The Woods," entered the "New York Times" best seller chart at #1 in April. His breakthrough, "Tell No One," was made into a Top Ten-listed film, and presently Coben has four successful series on Netflix: "The Five," "Safe," "The Stranger" and "The Woods." Listen as Coben lays down the truth of the writing life, and the long hard road to getting film and television projects into production. Despite spending his days writing, Coben is a great...

Duration:01:37:52

Marc Geiger

7/16/2020
Former worldwide head of music at WME, Marc Geiger has history as an agent, a record company executive and a tech founder. Known as a seer, here Marc dives into the inner workings of the agency business and assesses the concert landscape. Listen for insights into the music industry as well as Geiger's history, from UCSD to Hollywood. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:30:08

Peter Rudge

7/9/2020
Peter Rudge started out with the Who, and then went on to manage the Rolling Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd and more. Tune in to hear what it's like at the pinnacle of rock and roll. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:57:54

Chris Frantz

7/2/2020
Drummer for Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club. His new memoir, "Remain in Love," is being released on July 21st. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:26:39

Michael Connelly

6/25/2020
Creator of "Bosch," Michael Connelly's new book "Fair Warning" currently sits at number seven on the "New York Times" best-seller list. Listen as we cover Connelly's transition from newspaper reporter to full time novelist, and the intricacies of the production of the hit Amazon television show starring Titus Welliver. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:29:03

Bob Ezrin pt2

6/19/2020
In part two of my conversation with legendary record producer Bob Ezrin we delve deeply into his production of the first Peter Gabriel album and Pink Floyd's "The Wall," and further discuss his work with Alice Cooper as well as Deep Purple, the Kings, Phish and so much more! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:02:02:22

Bob Ezrin pt 2

6/18/2020
In part two of my conversation with legendary record producer Bob Ezrin we delve deeply into his production of the first Peter Gabriel album and Pink Floyd's "The Wall," and further discuss his work with Alice Cooper as well as Deep Purple, the Kings, Phish and so much more! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:02:02:55