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Hitmaker

The Man And His Music

By Tommy Mottola

Much has been written about Tommy Mottola, one of the most powerful, visionary, and successful executives in the history of the music industry. He discovered, developed and launched the careers of many superstars, including Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Shakira, Jennifer Lopez and Gloria Estefan, and is credited with creating the "Latin Explosion." He has had the privilege of working alongside Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Bob Dylan, Beyonce, Michael Jackson, Barbara Streisand, the Dixie Chicks, Pearl Jam, Aerosmith, Tony Bennett, and Ozzy Osbourne, amongst other music giants. This is his story--a story of the modern music industry, from Elvis to the iPod--through the eyes of the man who made much of it happen.

HITMAKER recounts how a kid from the Bronx--and a college dropout--became one of the music industry's most creative and controversial CEOs. For the first time, Tommy lays bare the facts behind the most sensational aspects of his life, such as being married to and developing the career of Mariah Carey, managing Michael Jackson's emotional ups and downs, and the power struggle with his onetime boss and mentor Walter Yetnikoff. HITMAKER will take you inside this world of power, money, and fame as he recounts the fascinating dealings with countless icons, and what it was like to be at the top when the business suddenly changed.

Tommy's story is one that will never be duplicated--and here it is, in his own voice, for the first time.

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Hitmaker the man and his music

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2013

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9780446585187


Format: Book
Author: Mottola, Tommy
Summary: A powerful executive in the music industry recounts how a street kid from the Bronx became music's most creative and successful CEO, sharing details about his marriage to Mariah Carey and dealings with the biggest icons in music.
Title: Hitmaker : the man and his music / Tommy Mottola with Cal Fussman.
Publisher Date: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2013.
Subject: Mottola, Tommy. Sound recording executives and producers -- United States -- Biography
Isbn: 9780446585187 0446585181
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 3
Call Number: B Mottola
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Bib Id: 423395

Format: Book
Author: Mottola, Tommy.
Summary: A powerful executive in the music industry recounts how a street kid from the Bronx became music's most creative and successful CEO, sharing details about his marriage to Mariah Carey and dealings with the biggest icons in music.
Title: Hitmaker : the man and his music / Tommy Mottola with Cal Fussman.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2013.
Description: x, 387 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Subjects: Mottola, Tommy.
Subjects: Sound recording executives and producers -- United States -- Biography
Other Author: Fussman, Cal
Notes: Includes index.
LCCN: 2011047069
ISBN: 9780446585187
ISBN: 0446585181
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 3
Call Number: B Mottola