Edit

Biography

Jump to: Overview (3)  | Mini Bio (1)  | Trivia (1)

Overview (3)

Born in Denver, Colorado, USA
Birth NameJerry Paul Osborne
Nickname Mr. Music

Mini Bio (1)

Since 2007, Jerry Osborne has worked as a publicist on each of the films from Sole Productions.

He previously served as a technical advisor and music consultant for ABC-TV's "The Century" and "Our World"; CBS-TV's "West 57th Street"; MSNBC's "Headliners & Legends with Matt Lauer"; and cable's HBO, and CNN's Larry King Show.

Jerry has been a guest on numerous major radio and TV talk shows. Among those are: "Good Morning America"; "Today Show"; "The Nashville Network"; and "Backstage Live."

CNN (reporter Michael Okwu) profiled Jerry on their prime-time "CNN NewsStand" in October 1999.

Osborne has also worked full-time as an author of record guides and reference books since 1975. As of 2016, his published works number more than 200 books and over 150 periodicals. He still produces several new books each year.

Jerry has, since 1986, written the popular, weekly newspaper feature, "Mr. Music." Distributed to papers nationally by World Features Syndicate, the column answers readers' music questions. Jerry's column is also prominently featured in each issue of "Cashbox Magazine."

He founded and published three news and music magazines: "Record Digest," "Music World" and "DISCoveries." In the '80s, he published "The Osborne Report."

His influence has been chronicled in virtually every major magazine and newspaper in the country: "Reader's Digest," "The Wall Street Journal," "USA Today," "People Magazine," "Esquire," "TV Guide," "Oui," "National Enquirer," "Money," "Changing Times," "Photoplay," "High Fidelity," "Billboard," "Cash Box," "Music City News," "Collectibles," "Kiplinger's," "Woman's Day" and "Rolling Stone" - just to name a few.

In January 1999, Osborne was named "Pop Collectibles Author of the Year 1998," and in 2011, he received the U.S. Commerce Association's "Best Of Commercial & Literary Writings" award.

In 2007, The Hit Parade Hall of Fame invited Jerry to be a Charter Member of their Nominating Committee.

Jerry has written the liner notes for countless releases, and has conceived and produced dozens of albums and CDs. He still works closely with the reissue labels - especially Varese Sarabande.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Dan Martin

Trivia (1)

Port Townsend, WA is where Jerry has been based since 1986. [July 2012]

See also

Other Works |  Publicity Listings |  Official Sites

View agent, publicist, legal and company contact details on IMDbPro Pro Name Page Link

Contribute to This Page


Recently Viewed