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Bert Berns

Life's too short not to be a music industry mogul.

Or so believed Bert Berns, co-founder of Bang Records, songwriter of "Twist and Shout" and the man who discovered Van Morrison. His work may tragically have been cut short, but the hits he made have tremendous staying power. More on


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