27 Jun 2015

Bumping Into Geniuses

From Access All Areas, 2:00 pm on 27 June 2015
Robert Plant and Danny Goldberg

Robert Plant and Danny Goldberg Photo: Courtesy of Danny Goldberg

Music industry impresario Danny Goldberg has penned a new book, Bumping into Geniuses, in which he details a career handling the PR for KISS and Led Zeppelin, running Warner Bros. Records, Atlantic Records and Mercury Records, launching the solo career of Stevie Nicks, as well as managing Nirvana and Bonnie Raitt.

Trevor Reekie talks to the industry vet about the changes he's encountered traversing today's ever-changing music business.

Music details

Artist: Led Zeppelin
Song: The Immigrant Song (Alternate Mix)
Composer: Page, Plant
Album: Led Zeppelin III (Deluxe Edition)
Label: Atlantic Records

Artist: Led Zeppelin
Song: Stairway To Heaven
Composer: Page, Plant
Album: Led Zeppelin Remasters
Label: Atlantic Records

Artist: Stevie Nicks (featuring Tom Petty)
Song: Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
Composer: Petty, Campbell
Album: Belladonna
Label: Modern Records, Atlantic

Artist: Nirvana
Song: Smells Like Teen Spirit
Composer: Cobain
Album: Nirvana
Label: Geffen Records

Artist: Nirvana
Song: Heart-Shaped Box
Composer: Cobain
Album: Nirvana
Label: Geffen Records

Artist: Stone Temple Pilots
Song: Plush
Composer: Stone Temple Pilots
Album: Core
Label: Atlantic

Artist: OMC
Song: How Bizarre
Composer: Fuemana, Jansson
Album: How Bizarre
Label: Huh, Polygram

Artist: Steve Earle
Song: Way Down in the Hole
Composer: T.Waits
Album: Washington Square Serenade
Label: New West Records