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- Gotham Books
- 209 x 133 x 12 mm
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- 272 g
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Bumping into Geniuses
My Life Inside the Rock and Roll Business
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"A behemoth in the rock 'n' roll industry."<br> -"Vanity Fair" <br> "Goldberg tells of his adventures in the music business with insight, humor and compassion."<br> -"The Seattle Times" <br> "An insightful behind-the-scenes view of the music industry from 1969 through 2004...Reading "Bumping Into Geniuses" is like having a laminated backstage pass to the music business, intertwined with a juicy slice of countercultural history."<br> -Paul Krassner, "Los Angeles Times" <br> "There's no doubt [Goldberg] loves the music business - lives, eats and breathes it. His new book "Bumping Into Geniuses" is one of the best on the subject."<br> -"San Antonio Express-News" <br> "Danny Goldberg chronicles the phases of his career - rock journalist, record- company president, manager to musicians ranging from Kurt Cobain to Warren Zevon - with the sort of candor few record-biz execs would attempt....Admirably blunt, but also spiked with tart humor."<br> -"Entertainment Weekly" <br> "[A] surprisingly excellent book, an engaging, droll and - incandescent artistes to the contrary - largely demystifying look at the evolution of the rock trade from Woodstock to grunge...There is an elegiac quality to "Bumping Into Geniuses."" -"The New York Times Book Review" <br> ""Bumping Into Geniuses" is such an important text for 2008...Goldberg's book presents a time when popular music really mattered, when the authentic fed the commercial and the commercial widened the scope of the authentic."<br> -"Milwaukee Express News" <br> "Goldberg summons up some fascinating anecdotes as he writes about these performers with much honesty and compassion, bringing it all back home."<br> -"Publishers Weekly" <br> "A good taste of life in the music biz...It's not only the tales themselves that make "Bumping Into Geniuses" a great read; it's how Goldberg tells the stories. You really get the feeling that he loved every moment. He appears to have learned as much from his minor setbacks as
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Danny Goldberg has been in the music business since the 1960s as a journalist, PR person, personal manager whose clients included Nirvana and Bonnie Raitt, and as president of three major record companies: Atlantic Records, Warner Bros Records and Mercury Records. He currently runs Gold Village Entertainment and he is the author of the book How the Left Lost Teen Spirit.