SXSW Interview: Clive Davis
Clive Davis, renowned record producer and music business executive, is currently Chief Creative Officer of Sony Music Entertainment. Davis has won five Grammys, and worked with the biggest names imaginable in music from signing Springsteen, Janis Joplin, Aerosmith, Billy Joel, Patti Smith, The Grateful Dead, and Santana, through Whitney Houston, Alicia Keys and Jennifer Hudson, just to name a few. His impact on popular culture and legacy in the future of the music business is profound. Clive Davis has long been an outspoken advocate for artists. Bill Werde joins Clive to discuss his forward-looking perspective and the undeniable mark he's left on pop music's history, and the recent chronicle of his career, the best-selling memoir, "The Soundtrack of My Life" (more info here: http://pages.simonandschuster.com/clivedavis).