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Hit Men

Power Brokers and Fast Money Inside the Music Business

Fredric Dannen

Copiously researched and documented, Hit Men is the highly controversial portrait of the pop music industry in all its wild, ruthless glory: the insatiable greed and ambition; the enormous egos; the fierce struggles for profits and power; the vendettas, rivalries, shakedowns, and payoffs. Chronicling the evolution of America's largest music labels ...
Publish Date
1991
July 2
First Published in 1990
Goodreads rating
3.95
ISBN
9780679730613
Recommendations
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Recommendations
Still the essential biography of the music industry. Dannen is pretty ruthless in describing a time in the music business when hustle was the name of the game — although that’s pretty much the same today, to be honest. I joke that I used to have hair before I started working in the music business, but thankfully the staggering levels of corruption that Dannen describes no longer exist.      source