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Jimmy Iovine has donned many hats as he’s crafted one of the more unique success stories in the business of rock & roll.
He has marched to his own beat and found success as engineer, producer, label founder, entrepreneur, and digital music innovator. More on rockhall.com...
Photograph: Art Streiber
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All archival materials related to Jimmy Iovine can be found here. Listed below are notable collections and items.
James Brawley Collection
The James Brawley Collection spans the years 1967 to 1992, with the bulk of the material dating between 1976 and 1979. The collection primarily consists of bootleg audiocassette tapes Brawley recorded at various rock concerts, mostly in New York City. The collection also contains recordings of interviews or concerts off the radio, from stations such as WNEW-FM and WPIX-FM.
Rolling Stone Collection
The Rolling Stone Collection span the years 1956 to 1993, with the bulk of the records dating between 1966 and 1989. The collection is organized into four series: artist files; artist, reference and record company files; copy and research files; and editorial files. The two series of artist files consist of newspaper and magazine clippings on artists, their performances, or related subjects.
Stan Cornyn Papers
The Stan Cornyn Papers span the years 1950 to 2002, with the bulk of the material dating between 1996 and 2002. The collection consists of annotated manuscript drafts of Cornyn's book, Exploding: The Highs, Hits, Hype, Heroes, and Hustlers of the Warner Music Group; galley proofs; audiocassettes of interviews; VHS video tapes; a CD-R; and notes, email, and memoranda between Cornyn and his editors. The collection represents the attempts of a longtime music industry insider to chronicle the increasing commercialization of popular music in the United States.
The Essential Jimmy Iovine
Garbarini, Vic. Musician (Archive: 1982-1999); Gloucester Iss. 109, (Nov 1, 1987): 70-74
Inside the Hit Factory
Wild, David. Rolling Stone; New York Iss. 757, (Apr 3, 1997): 22-24, 36-37
Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan & Bruce Springsteen
Iovine, Jimmy. Rolling Stone; New York Iss. 922, (May 15, 2003): 74-75
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