The Recording Artist as an Indentured Servant

some brilliant, some incompetent, some stupid, many stuck in their own egos, some who considered themselves gifts to women and some corrupt’—sometimes in one package.The most heartbreaking combination was brilliance mixed with corruption. They controlled the money and the business attention that I and the artists that I managed received.

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Fillmore Management Clips Off My Career as an Artist Manager

Rejection in the music business is as common as dirt. You can cry or laugh, but if you let it get to you, it’s as quick to bury you as quicksand. In one six month period in the late sixties, I had three rejections in six months. Rejections just make me stubborn. . .

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