Music Legend Clive Davis Celebrates Release of Memoir rings the NYSE Closing Bell

Music legend Clive Davis, recognized for helping shape the landscape of the modern music industry, will visit the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, February 19th and ring The Closing Bell to celebrate the release that day of his autobiography entitled, “The Soundtrack of My Life.” The book chronicles Davis’ life orchestrating careers, creating stars and building musical empires.

Does Clive Davis Have the Best Ear in Music?


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Clive Davis’ revealing memoir about his long life and career in the music industry has incited much discussion: first on his bisexuality, and then, much more interestingly, there’s been the back and forth between Davis and Kelly Clarkson about creative differences. But in an exclusive clip from the audio verison of The Soundtrack of My Life, Davis remembers less tumultuous relationships with artists, including with Janis Joplin, Barry Manilow, and Whitney Houston. When reflecting on these artists, he can’t choose which one had the most influence on him. “It’s like really asking a parent which child you’ve had the most special relationship with,” he says. It’s no surprise that he doesn’t mention a certain artist in this clip.

Clive Davis on The Katie Couric Show

katiecouricshow_0 Feb. 19 – Celebrating the Man with the Golden Ears

As hard as it is to get a ticket to the GRAMMYs, the only ticket that’s tougher is the one to the pre-GRAMMY party hosted every year by legendary music man Clive Davis. But this year, we were given unprecedented, exclusive access to the Beverly Hills bash with American Idol winner Jordin Sparks.

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Clive Davis on Whitney Houston, Music, Book

Feb. 19 (Bloomberg) — Record producer Clive Davis talks about Whitney Houston’s career, the music industry and his book, “The Soundtrack of My Life.” He speaks with Trish Regan and Adam Johnson on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)