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“My PBS Wonderful, Wonderful! concert was one of the finest and most enjoyable experiences of my career and it is my hope that all of you can tune in to share in this very special PBS presentation,” he tells People exclusively of the production, which will support a public media pledge drive.
The special will feature not only a Mathis performance, but also a new Lubinsky interview with the 81-year-old legend himself. »
- Nicole Sands
There have been many great “record men” since the advent of what we now know as popular music, but there’s only one Clive Davis.
His story has been told many times, not least in the documentary, “Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives,” which was directed by Chris Perkel and premieres at Radio City Music Hall as part of the Tribeca Film Festival Wednesday night. Davis, now 85, began his career as an attorney and was hired by Columbia Records, a client of the firm for which he worked, in 1960. He rose through the ranks and was appointed president of the label in 1967, and shortly afterward experienced an epiphany at the Monterey Pop Festival (the 50th anniversary of which is coming up in June), coming away with not just a vision of the burgeoning rock revolution, but also a contract for Janis Joplin. In the half century since then — at Columbia, »
- Jem Aswad
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