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John Lennon’s Advice for Jimmy Iovine Before Elton John Session

Jimmy Iovine recalled the advice John Lennon gave him before a recording session with Elton John after the teenage fledgling producer admitted he was terrified of the work ahead. In a new interview with Variety, label boss and entrepreneur Iovine described Lennon as a generous person who took him under...
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John Lennon’s Advice for Jimmy Iovine Before Elton John Session

Jimmy Iovine recalled the advice John Lennon gave him before a recording session with Elton John after the teenage fledgling producer admitted he was terrified of the work ahead. In a new interview with Variety, label boss and entrepreneur Iovine described Lennon as a generous person who took him under...
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Bruce Springsteen Inducts Jimmy Iovine into Rock Hall: ‘A Visionary Executive Who Never Took Off His Fan Shoes’

Jimmy Iovine has had one of the most illustrious careers in music. Over the course of five decades, from engineer to producer to executive and entrepreneur, Iovine has been at the crossroads of some of music’s biggest moments. On Saturday, Bruce Springsteen recalled a particularly meaningful one during his glowing speech, inducting his “little brother” Iovine into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and presenting him with the Ahmet Ertegun Award. It was 1978. “No one knew what the words Mercedes Benz meant to me,” Springsteen said. “But Jimmy knew.” It took getting Springsteen in his orange Mercedes and...
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Bruce Springsteen salutes Jimmy Iovine, Jerry Lee Lewis at Rock Hall ceremony

Bruce Springsteen inducted his old friend Jimmy Iovine into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at this year’s induction ceremony, which took place Nov. 5 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. According to multiple reports, he also returned later, with John Mellencamp, the Zac Brown Band and E Street Band keyboardist Roy Bittan, to pay tribute to the late Jerry Lee Lewis by performing Lewis’ hits “Great Balls of Fire” and “High School Confidential.” You can watch it below.
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Bruce Springsteen Put Engineer Jimmy Iovine to Sleep … Twice

Jimmy Iovine, who was the engineer on Bruce Springsteen’s classic album Born to Run, recalled how the Boss sent him to sleep twice during recording sessions. In a new interview with Variety, Iovine said he learned valuable lessons while working on the 1975 LP, which helped him develop his successful career as a label boss and entrepreneur.

Bruce Springsteen Put Engineer Jimmy Iovine to Sleep … Twice

Jimmy Iovine, who was the engineer on Bruce Springsteen’s classic album Born to Run, recalled how the Boss sent him to sleep twice during recording sessions. In a new interview with Variety, Iovine said he learned valuable lessons while working on the 1975 LP, which helped him develop his successful career as a label boss and entrepreneur.