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ABC Records was an American record label, founded in New York City in 1955 as ABC-Paramount Records.
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Access Industries, Inc. is a privately held American conglomerate holding company that was founded in 1986 by Len Blavatnik, who is also its chairman.
Ahmet Ertegun,; (– December 14, 2006) was a Turkish-American businessman, songwriter and philanthropist.
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Alan Earle O'Day (October 3, 1940 – May 17, 2013) was an American singer-songwriter, best known for writing and singing "Undercover Angel," a million-selling Gold-certified American #1 hit in 1977.
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Alec E. Gores (born 1953) is an Israeli American businessman who made his fortune through leveraged buyouts of technology firms.
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Alfred Music is a family-owned and operated music publishing company.
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Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, musician and occasional actor whose career spans five decades.
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Allen Klein (December 18, 1931 – July 4, 2009) was an American businessman, music publisher, writer's representative, filmmaker and record label executive, most noted for his tough persona and aggressive, innovative negotiation tactics, many of which established higher industry standards for compensating recording artists.
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Amazon Music (previously Amazon MP3) is an online music store and music locker operated by Amazon.com.
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The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Manhattan's Three World Financial Center in New York City, United States.
Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.
AOL Inc. (previously known as America Online, written as AOL and styled as Aol.) is an American multinational mass media corporation based in New York City that develops, grows, and invests in brands and web sites.
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Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer and musician.
Artists and repertoire (A&R) is the division of a record label or music publishing company that is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and/or songwriters.
Ashley-Famous was a talent agency started in 1951 by talent agent Ted Ashley.
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Asylum Records is an American record label founded in 1971 by David Geffen and partner Elliot Roberts.
Atari (from a Japanese verb meaning "to hit the target" or "a success") is a corporate and brand name owned by several entities since its inception in 1972, currently by Atari Interactive, a subsidiary of the French publisher Atari, SA (ASA).
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ATCO Records is an American record label owned by Warner Music Group, currently operating through WMG's Rhino Entertainment.
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Atlantic Records (also still historically known as Atlantic Recording Corporation) is a major American record label best known for its numerous recordings of rhythm and blues, rock and roll, jazz, and hip hop.
Average White Band (also AWB) are a Scottish funk and R&B band that had a series of soul and disco hits between 1974 and 1980.
Bearsville Records was founded in 1970 by Albert Grossman.
Benjamin Earl King (September 28, 1938 – April 30, 2015), known as Ben E. King, was an American soul and R&B singer and record producer.
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Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945), also known by her informal stage name The Divine Miss M, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer.
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Billboard (stylized as billboard) is an American music magazine, originally headquartered in New York City, New York and now owned by Prometheus Global Media.
Bizarre Records was a record label formed for artists discovered by rock musician Frank Zappa and his business partner/manager Herb Cohen.
Black Sabbath are an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, singer Ozzy Osbourne, and drummer Bill Ward.
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Bloomberg Television is an American-based international cable and satellite business news television channel that is owned by Bloomberg L.P. It is distributed globally, reaching over 310 million homes worldwide.
BMG is an international group of music companies focused on the management of music publishing, recording rights and music distribution.
Robert A. "Bob" Krasnow (born 1935) is an American music industry entrepreneur.
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Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican reggae singer, song writer, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim.
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Body Count is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1990.
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Booker T. & the M.G.'s is an instrumental R&B/funk band that was influential in shaping the sound of Southern soul and Memphis soul.
Buffalo Springfield was an American-Canadian rock band formed in 1966 whose members included Richie Furay, Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Dewey Martin, Bruce Palmer, Jim Messina, Ken Koblun, and Jim Fielder, and which combined rock, folk, and country music.
Carrere was a French record label which specialized in Euro disco and rock music.
Casablanca Records is an American recording label owned by Universal Music Group and operates under Republic Records.
Castle Rock Entertainment is an American film and television production company founded in 1987 by Martin Shafer, director Rob Reiner, Andrew Scheinman, Glenn Padnick and Alan Horn.
Cinram International Income Fund is a Toronto, Canada-based manufacturer of pre-recorded Blu-ray Discs, DVDs, CD-Audio, CD-ROMs, VHS tapes and audio cassettes.
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The Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner.
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CGD (Compagnia Generale del Disco) was an Italian record label.
A conglomerate is a combination of two or more corporations engaged in entirely different businesses that fall under one corporate group, usually involving a parent company and many subsidiaries.
Continental Records was the name of two different record labels of the mid 20th century, one based in New York City, the United States of America, and the second based in São Paulo, Brazil.
"Cop Killer" is a song by American band Body Count, from its 1992 self-titled debut album.
Cream were a 1960s British rock supergroup power trio consisting of bassist/singer Jack Bruce, drummer Ginger Baker, and guitarist/singer Eric Clapton.
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Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN) is a folk rock supergroup made up of David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash.
David Lawrence Geffen (born February 21, 1943) is an American business magnate, producer, film studio executive, and philanthropist.
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Death Cab for Cutie is an American alternative rock band, formed in Bellingham, Washington in 1997.
Death Row Records was a record company founded in 1991 by Dr. Dre and Suge Knight.
Decca Records began as a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.
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Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968.
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Delain is a Dutch symphonic metal band formed in 2002 by former Within Temptation keyboardist Martijn Westerholt, and Charlotte Wessels.
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Digital audio is technology that can be used to record, store, generate, manipulate, and reproduce sound using audio signals encoded in digital form.
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Digital rights management (DRM) is a term referring to various access control technologies that are used to restrict the usage of proprietary software, hardware, or content.
DiscReet Records was a company founded by Frank Zappa and his then business partner/manager Herb Cohen.
Disney Music Group (DMG) is the music production arm of The Walt Disney Company.
Dogg Food is the first studio album by the American hip hop group Tha Dogg Pound.
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Don Walker (October 28, 1907 - September 12, 1989) was a prolific Broadway orchestrator, who also composed music for musicals and one film and worked as a conductor in television.
Dot Records is a historic American record label, originally an independent label founded by Randy Wood in Gallatin, Tennessee, and active between 1950 and 1979.
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The dot-com bubble (also referred to as the dot-com boom, the Internet bubble, the dot-com collapse, and the information technology bubble) was a historic speculative bubble covering roughly 1997–2000 (with a climax on March 10, 2000, with the NASDAQ peaking at 5,132.52 in intraday trading before closing at 5,048.62) during which stock markets in industrialized nations saw their equity value rise rapidly from growth in the Internet sector and related fields.
Doug Morris (born November 23, 1938) is an American music executive.
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Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), known by his stage name Dr.
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Malcolm John "Mac" Rebennack (born November 21, 1940), better known by the stage name Dr.
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DreamWorks Records (often referred in copyright notices as SKG Music, LLC) was an American record label.
DRO Records (often referred to simply as DRO) was a Spanish independent record label founded in 1982 by members of the band Aviador Dro.
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The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner.
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East West Records (stylized as eastwest from 1990 to 2001) is a record label, owned by Warner Music Group, that operates under WMG's Independent Label Group.
Edel AG is one of the largest independent German music and entertainment groups, with dozens of sub-labels and affiliates all over the world.
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Edgar Miles Bronfman, Jr. (born May 16, 1955) is an American businessman who currently serves as a Managing Partner at Accretive LLC, a private equity firm focused on creating and investing in technology companies.
Elektra Records (now Elektra Entertainment Group Inc.) is a major American record label owned by Warner Music Group.
Eliot Hyman (1904–1980) was an American film executive who helped co-found Seven Arts Productions.
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Elliot Roberts (born February 22, 1943)The Guardian article: "." — originally Elliot Rabinowitz — is an American music manager and record executive, best known for helping to jump-start the careers of singer-songwriters from the late 1960s and 1970, including those of Neil Young and Joni Mitchell.
EMI Group Limited, also known as EMI Music or simply EMI, was a British multinational music recording and publishing company, and electronics device and systems manufacturing company, headquartered in London, England.
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EMI Classics was a record label founded by EMI in 1990 in order to reduce the need to create country-specific packaging and catalogs for internationally distributed classical music releases.
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Erato Records is a record label founded in 1953 as Disques Erato by Philippe Loury to promote French classical music.
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Fair use is a limitation and exception to the exclusive right granted by copyright law to the author of a creative work.
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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act.
Festival Records (later known as Festival Mushroom Records) was an Australian music recording and publishing company which was founded in Sydney in 1952 and operated until 2005.
Michael Peter Balzary (born October 16, 1962), better known by his stage name Flea, is an Australian-born American musician and occasional actor.
Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band formed in July 1967, in London.
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Foreigner is a British-American hard rock band, originally formed in 1976 by veteran English musician Mick Jones and fellow Briton and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm.
Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor, director, and film producer.
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Gangsta rap or gangster rap is a subgenre of hip hop music street gangs and the "thug" or "gangsta" lifestyle.
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Geffen Records is a major American record label, owned by Universal Music Group, which operates as one third of the Interscope Geffen A&M Records label.
George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993, and the 43rd Vice President of the United States (1981–1989).
Gerald M. "Jerry" Levin (born May 6, 1939) is an American mass-media businessman.
Gold Typhoon Group is an independent, China-based entertainment company.
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A golden parachute is an agreement between a company and an employee (usually upper executive) specifying that the employee will receive certain significant benefits if employment is terminated.
Google Play Music is a music streaming service and online music locker operated by Google.
Hachette,, is a French publisher.
HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium cable and satellite television network that is owned by Home Box Office Inc., an operating subsidiary of Time Warner.
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Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Hugh Leo Carey (April 11, 1919 – August 7, 2011) was an American attorney, a seven-term United States Representative (1961–1974), and the 51st Governor of New York from 1975 to 1982.
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Tracy Lauren Marrow (born February 16, 1958), better known by his stage name Ice-T, is an American rapper, singer, and actor.
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An independent business is a business that is free from outside control.
An Internet service provider (ISP) is an organization that provides services for accessing, using, or participating in the Internet.
Interscope Records is an American record label.
Island Records is a major British record label that operates as a division of Universal Music Group.
Jac Holzman (born September 15, 1931) is an American businessman, best known as the founder, chief executive officer and head of Elektra Records and Nonesuch Records.
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Clyde Jackson Browne (born October 9, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and musician who has sold over 18 million albums in the United States.
James "Jimmy" Iovine (born March 11, 1953) is an American entrepreneur, record producer, and film producer.
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Roberta Joan "Joni" Mitchell, CC (née Anderson; born November 7, 1943) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and painter.
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Judith Marjorie Collins (born May 1, 1939) is an American singer and songwriter known for her eclectic tastes in the material she records (which has included folk, show tunes, pop, rock and roll and standards) and for her social activism.
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King Crimson are a progressive rock band.
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Kinney National Services, Inc. was formed in 1966 when the Kinney Parking Company and the National Cleaning Company merged.
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968.
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Leonard "Len" Blavatnik (Леонид Валентинович Блаватник, Leonid Valentinovich Blavatnik; born June 14, 1957) is a USSR-born British businessman, investor, and philanthropist.
Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is an American popular music singer.
Lindsey Adams Buckingham (born October 3, 1949) is an American musician, singer and songwriter, best known as guitarist and male vocalist of the musical group Fleetwood Mac from 1975 to 1987, and then 1997 to the present day.
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Love was an American rock group of the late 1960s and early 1970s.
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Lyor Cohen (Hebrew: ליאור כהן; born October 3, 1959) is an American music industry executive.
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Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Magnet Records was a British record label, started in 1973 by Michael Levy and Peter Shelley.
MCA Records was an American-based record company owned by MCA Inc., which later gave way to the larger MCA Music Entertainment Group (now Universal Music Group), of which MCA Records was still part.
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Mercury Records is an American-based record label owned by Universal Music Group.
Metallica is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California.
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MGM Records was a record label started by the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studio in 1946 for the purpose of releasing soundtrack albums of their musical films.
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Michael J. Fuchs (pronounced "Fyooks") (born New York City, U.S., 9 March 1946) is an American executive producer for premium cable television network HBO.
Mo Ostin (born March 27, 1927) is an American record executive who has worked for several companies, including Verve, Reprise Records, Warner Bros. Records, and DreamWorks.
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Montrose was a California-based hard rock band.
MTV (formerly an initialism of Music Television) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel which is a part of the "Viacom Music and Entertainment Group" unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom, which it is a subsidiary of.
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A music video game, also commonly known as a music game, is a video game where the gameplay is meaningfully and often almost entirely oriented around the player's interactions with a musical score or individual songs.
Narrow Stairs is the sixth studio album by indie rock band Death Cab for Cutie, released on May 12, 2008 in the United Kingdom and on May 13, 2008, in the United States, on Atlantic and Barsuk Records.
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Neil E. Bogart (February 3, 1943 – May 8, 1982) was an American record executive.
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Neil Percival Young, (born November 12, 1945) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician.
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New Line Film Productions Inc., often simply referred to as New Line Cinema, is an American film studio founded in 1967 by Robert Shaye as a film distribution company, later becoming an independent film studio.
New wave music is a musical genre of pop/rock created in the late-1970s to mid-1980s with ties to 1970s punk rock.
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), sometimes known as the "Big Board", is an American stock exchange located at 11 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States.
News Corp Australia (formerly News Limited) is one of Australia's largest media companies, employing more than 8,000 staff nationwide and approximately 3,000 journalists.
Nonesuch Records is an American record label, owned by Warner Music Group and distributed by Warner Bros. Records, and based in New York City.
Otis Ray Redding, Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American singer-songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout.
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Pacific Records a registered trademark, was founded by Brian Witkin in 1999.
Panavision is an American motion picture equipment company specializing in cameras and lenses, based in Woodland Hills, California.
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Paramount Pictures Corporation (commonly known as Paramount Studios or simply Paramount, and formerly known as Famous Players-Lasky Corporation) is a film studio, television production company and motion picture distributor, consistently ranked as one of the "Big Six" film studios of Hollywood.
Parlophone Records Ltd. is a record label that was founded in Germany in 1896 by the Carl Lindström Company as Parlophon.
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Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Royal Philips, commonly known as Philips) is a Dutch diversified technology company headquartered in Amsterdam with primary divisions focused in the areas of electronics, healthcare and lighting.
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Plans is the fifth studio album by indie rock band Death Cab for Cutie, released August 30, 2005 on Atlantic Records.
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PolyGram was the name of the major label recording company started by Philips and Siemens as a holding company for their music interests in 1979.
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PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (PFE) (originally known as PolyGram Films and PolyGram Pictures) was a film studio, founded in 1980, which became a European competitor to Hollywood, but eventually sold to The Seagram Company in 1998 and folded in 1999.
Prince Roger Nelson (born June 7, 1958), known by his mononym Prince, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor.
Punk rock (or simply punk) is a rock music genre that developed between 1974 and 1976 in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
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Pye Records was a British record label.
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Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974.
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Rapping (or emceeing, MCing, spitting bars, or rhyming) is "spoken or chanted rhyming lyrics".
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Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), professionally known as Ray Charles, was an American singer, songwriter, musician and composer.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers (also sometimes shortened to "The Chili Peppers" or abbreviated as "RHCP") are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.
Reprise Records is a major American record label, founded in 1960 by Frank Sinatra.
Rhino Entertainment Company is an American specialty record label and production company.
Roadrunner Records is a major American record label that concentrates primarily on heavy metal and hard rock bands.
Robert A. Daly born, 1935 (Age 80) is an American business executive who has led organizations such as CBS Entertainment, Warner Bros., Warner Music Group, and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Robert Allen Palmer (19 January 1949 – 26 September 2003) was an English singer-songwriter and musician.
Robert Russell Bennett (June 15, 1894 – August 18, 1981) was an American composer and arranger, best known for his orchestration of many well-known Broadway and Hollywood musicals by other composers such as Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, and Richard Rodgers.
Rodney Glen King III (April 2, 1965 – June 17, 2012) was an American taxi driver who became nationally known after being beaten by Los Angeles Police Department officers following a high-speed car chase on March 3, 1991.
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Rolling Stones Records is the record label formed by the Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman in 1970, after their recording contract with Decca Records expired.
Ronald Wayne Burkle (born November 12, 1952) is an American investor and philanthropist.
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Rumours is the eleventh studio album by the British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac.
Keith Rupert Murdoch, AC, KCSG (born 11 March 1931) is an Australian American business magnate.
Russ Thyret is an American music industry executive.
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Rykodisc Records is an American record label.
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Sam & Dave were an American soul and R&B duo who performed together from 1961 through to 1981.
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Saul Bass (May 8, 1920 – April 25, 1996) was an American graphic designer and Academy Award winning filmmaker, best known for his design of motion picture title sequences, film posters, and corporate logos.
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The Seagram Company Ltd. was a large corporation headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada that was the largest distiller of alcoholic beverages in the world.
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Seattle is a coastal seaport city and the seat of King County.
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Seinfeld is a sitcom that originally ran for nine seasons on NBC from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998.
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Seven Arts Productions was a production company which made movies for release by other studios.
Seymour Stein (born 1942) is an entrepreneur in the music industry who has been a part of the business since getting his first job as a clerk for Billboard magazine in 1958.
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Siemens AG is a German multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich.
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Sire Records is an American record label, owned by Warner Music Group and distributed by Warner Bros. Records.
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Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971 or 1972), best known by his stage name Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California.
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, commonly referred to as Sony, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan Minato, Tokyo, Japan.
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Sony BMG Music Entertainment was a record music company, which was a 50–50 joint venture between the Sony Corporation of America and Bertelsmann AG.
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Sony Music Entertainment (sometimes known plainly as Sony Music or by the initials, SME) is an American music corporation managed and operated by Sony Corporation of America (SCA), a subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Sony Corporation.
Sony Music Entertainment India is the predominant record label operated by Sony Music Entertainment in India.
Work Music A prominent origin for 'Soul' music as far as the currently known United States were early Slavery year.
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The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is an economic and geopolitical organisation of eight countries that are primarily located in South Asia or the Indian subcontinent.
Southern California is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost 10 counties.
Spotify is a Swedish commercial music streaming, podcast and video service that provides digital rights management-restricted content from record labels and media companies including BBC, Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group, and Universal.
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Stax Records is an American record label, originally based in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Stephen F. Cooper (born 1948) is the current CEO of Warner Music Group.
Steven Jay Ross (September 17, 1927 – December 20, 1992) was CEO of Time Warner Inc., Warner Communications, and Kinney National Services, Inc.
Stephanie Lynn "Stevie" Nicks (born May 26, 1948) is an American singer and songwriter, best known for her work with Fleetwood Mac and an extensive solo career, which collectively have produced over forty Top 50 hits and sold over 140 million albums.
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The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) was a controversial United States bill introduced by U.S. Representative Lamar S. Smith (R-TX) to expand the ability of U.S. law enforcement to combat online copyright infringement and online trafficking in counterfeit goods.
Straight Records was a record label formed in 1969 to distribute productions and discoveries of Frank Zappa and his business partner/manager Herb Cohen.
Swan Song Records was a record label launched by the English rock band Led Zeppelin on 10 May 1974.
Sylvia Rhone is an American music industry executive who served as president of Universal Motown Records until 2011.
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Tab Hunter (born Arthur Andrew Kelm; July 11, 1931) is an American actor, singer, and author who has starred in over 40 films.
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Talking Heads was an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991.
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Ted Ashley (August 3, 1922 – August 24, 2002) was the chairman of the Warner Bros. film studio from 1969 to 1980.
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Frederick Woodruff "Ted" Field (born June 1, 1953) is an American media mogul, entrepreneur and film producer.
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Ted Royal (6 September 1904, Skedee, Oklahoma - 27 March (?) 1981) was an American orchestrator, conductor and composer for Broadway theatre.
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The Teldec (Telefunken-Decca Schallplatten GmbH) is a German record label in Hamburg, Germany.
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Terra Firma Capital Partners Ltd. (TFCP) is a UK-based private equity firm.
Terry Semel (born February 24, 1943) is an American corporate executive who was the chairman and CEO of Yahoo! Incorporated.
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Tha Dogg Pound is an American hip hop duo formed in 1992, made up of West Coast rappers Daz Dillinger and Kurupt.
The Cars are an American rock band that emerged from the new wave scene in the late 1970s.
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The Coasters are an American rhythm and blues/rock and roll vocal group who had a string of hits in the late 1950s.
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The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore.
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The Drifters are a long-lasting American doo-wop and R&B/soul vocal group.
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The Faces were an English rock band formed in 1969 by members of the Small Faces after lead singer/guitarist Steve Marriott left that group to form Humble Pie.
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The Franklin Mint is a private mint founded by Joseph Segel in 1964 in Wawa, Pennsylvania.
The Lord of the Rings is a film series consisting of three high fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson.
The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
The Pretenders are an English-American rock band formed in Hereford, England, in March 1978.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962.
The Stooges, also known as Iggy and the Stooges, are an American proto-punk band from Ann Arbor, Michigan, first active from 1967 to 1974, and later reformed in 2003.
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The Wall Street Journal is a business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper.
Timothy Charles "Tim" Buckley III (February 14, 1947 – June 29, 1975) was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
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Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.
Time Inc. is an American New York-based publishing company.
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Time Warner Inc. (TWI, formerly AOL Time Warner, stylized as TimeWarner since 2003) is an American multinational media corporation headquartered in the Time Warner Center in New York City.
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Tom Gores (born July 31, 1964) is an Israeli American businessman, a billionaire with an estimated current net worth of $2.5 billion according to the 2011 Forbes list of World's Billionaires.
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Thomas Alan "Tom" Waits (born December 7, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and actor.
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Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (often abbreviated Turner Broadcasting, TBS, Inc. or simply Turner) is an American media conglomerate and subsidiary of Time Warner, managing the collection of cable networks and properties initiated or acquired by Robert Edward "Ted" Turner starting during the 1970s.
Tusks are elongated, continuously growing front teeth, usually but not always in pairs, that protrude well beyond the mouth of certain mammal species.
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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an agency of the United States federal government.
U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin.
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Universal Music Group, Inc. (UMG Recordings, Inc., abbreviated as UMG) is an American worldwide music corporation that operates as a subsidiary of Paris-based French media conglomerate Vivendi.
Van Halen is an American rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972.
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Vevo (stylized vevo or VEVO) is a multinational video hosting service owned and operated by a joint venture of Universal Music Group (UMG), Google, Sony Music Entertainment (SME), and Abu Dhabi Media, and based in New York City.
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Viacom Media Networks, is a division of media conglomerate Viacom that oversees the operations of many television channels and Internet brands, including the original MTV channel in the United States.
Virgin Classics was a record label founded in 1988 as part of Richard Branson's Virgin Records.
Vivendi SA (formerly known as Vivendi Universal) is a French multinational mass media company headquartered in Paris, France.
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Warner Bros.-Seven Arts, Inc. was formed in 1967, when Seven Arts Productions acquired Jack L. Warner's controlling interest in Warner Bros. for $32 million and merged with it.
Warner Classics is the classical music arm of Warner Music Group.
Warner Communications, Inc. was established in 1972 when Kinney National Company spun off its non-entertainment assets due to a financial scandal over its parking operations, and changed its name.
Warner Music Canada is the Canadian division of Warner Music Group.
Warner Music Group (WMG), also known as Warner Music, is an American major global record company headquartered in New York City.
Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., is an American music publishing company and a division of the Warner Music Group.
Warren William Zevon (January 24, 1947 – September 7, 2003) was an American rock singer-songwriter and musician.
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WEA Manufacturing was the record, compact disc and tape manufacturing arm of Warner Music Group from 1978 to 2003, when it was sold and merged into Cinram International, a previous competitor.
Wilson Pickett (March 18, 1941 – January 19, 2006) was an American R&B, soul and rock and roll singer and songwriter.
Wired is a full-color monthly American magazine, published in both print and online editions, that reports on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy and politics.
Yahoo Inc. (styled as Yahoo!) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
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Yes are an English rock band formed in 1968 by bassist Chris Squire and singer Jon Anderson.
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The 1992 Los Angeles riots, also known as the Rodney King riots, the South Central riots, the 1992 Los Angeles civil disturbance, 1992 Los Angeles civil unrest, and the Los Angeles uprising, were a series of riots, lootings, arsons, and civil disturbance that occurred in Los Angeles County, California, in 1992, following the acquittal of police officers on trial regarding a videotaped and widely covered police brutality incident.
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