James Iovine (// EYE-ə-veen; Italian: [ˈjoːvine]; born March 11, 1953) is an American entrepreneur, record executive, and media proprietor best known as the co-founder of Interscope Records. In 2006, Iovine and rapper-producer Dr. Dre founded Beats Electronics, which produces audio products and operated a now-defunct music streaming service. The company was purchased by Apple Inc. for $3 billion in May 2014.
Iovine in 2012
(m. 1985; div. 2009)
|Partner(s)||Stevie Nicks (1981–1982)|
Early life and trainingEdit
James Iovine was born in Brooklyn, New York, to an Italian working-class family. His mother was a secretary and his father, Vincent "Jimmy" Iovine, worked on the docks as a longshoreman. His father's death and his love for Christmas inspired Jimmy to record A Very Special Christmas in 1985. Iovine attended Catholic school in Brooklyn, graduating from the since-closed Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School and went on to attend New York's John Jay College of Criminal Justice. At 19, he was a college dropout. He was introduced to music production after he met a songwriter who got him a job cleaning a recording studio, and he soon began working as a studio professional. Since the start of his career, Iovine has been involved in the production of more than 250 albums.
Music and film engineering and production careerEdit
In the early 1970s, Iovine became a recording engineer, working with John Lennon and Bruce Springsteen, among others. By 1973, Iovine was on staff at the New York studio the Record Plant, where he worked on Springsteen's Born to Run and Meat Loaf's Bat Out of Hell albums. He came to prominence via his work on the 1978 Patti Smith album Easter, which included her Top 40 hit "Because the Night". He teamed with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers on Damn the Torpedoes and U2 on Rattle and Hum. Iovine also produced Bella Donna (the first solo album for Stevie Nicks), Making Movies for Dire Straits, and Get Close for The Pretenders.
Iovine signed Tupac Shakur to a recording contract as one of the first hip-hop acts on the Interscope label in 1991.
Iovine was also responsible for providing distribution, initial funding and financial oversight for the highly successful Death Row Records hip-hop label in the 1990s. Death Row operated as a subsidiary of his company Interscope, and was largely responsible for Interscope's initial platinum selling chart successes throughout the 1990s, which later launched the company into greater success in the 2000s with platinum artists like Eminem and 50 Cent.
In 2002, Iovine co-produced the Academy Award-winning Eminem movie, 8 Mile, which opened at #1 at the box office and went on to gross more than $240 million worldwide. Additionally, Iovine executive produced the 2009 LeBron James documentary More than a Game and 50 Cent's Get Rich or Die Tryin'.
In January 2013, Iovine announced the expansion of the Beats brand into the online digital music world with Daisy, a new service slated to launch in late 2013. Former Topspin Media executive Ian Rogers and Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor were said to be involved.
From 2011 to 2013, Iovine was a mentor on Fox's American Idol. Iovine's protégés—Scotty McCreery, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez, and Candice Glover—release their music through Interscope. Iovine stopped working with the show in mid-2013.
In July 2017, HBO ran a four-part documentary about Jimmy Iovine's relationship with Dr. Dre and other musicians titled The Defiant Ones.
In May 2013, Iovine and Dr. Dre donated $70 million to the University of Southern California to create the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation. The first class of the Academy began in September 2014 with 31 students.
Honors and recognitionsEdit
In 2011, Iovine was honored by The Producers & Engineers Wing of the Grammy Awards. "This year we pay tribute to an industry leader, Jimmy Iovine, who has made an indelible impact as a recording engineer, producer, founder of Interscope Records, and now, entrepreneur focused on audio quality," Neil Portnow, president of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the governing body of the Grammy Awards, said in presenting the award.
- While producing her album Bella Donna, Iovine entered into a relationship with singer Stevie Nicks. The two split in 1982. Nicks wrote the song "Straight Back", included in the Fleetwood Mac album Mirage, about him. According to Nicks, Iovine was an inspiration for one of her signature songs, "Edge of Seventeen". According to Nicks, Iovine's despondence from the death of his good friend John Lennon overwhelmed Nicks, and eventually led to the end of their relationship. However, the strong emotion of the time led to the creation of "Edge of Seventeen." 
- Iovine was married 24 years to writer, lawyer, and model Vicki Iovine before divorcing; the couple have four children.
- In 2014 he started dating Liberty Ross. They got married in front of their Malibu beach house on Valentine's Day, 2016, with friends and family in attendance. Sean Combs remarked that the wedding was "the blackest wedding with a Rabbi [he had] ever seen!"
|John Lennon||Walls and Bridges||1974|
|Kansas||The Classic Albums Collection: 1974–1983||1974–1983|
|Bruce Springsteen||Born to Run||1975|
|Bruce Springsteen||Darkness on the Edge of Town||1978|
|Golden Earring||Grab It for a Second||1978|
|Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers||Damn the Torpedoes||1979|
|Bruce Springsteen||The River||1980|
|Dire Straits||Making Movies||1980|
|Graham Parker and the Rumour||The Up Escalator||1980|
|Stevie Nicks||Bella Donna||1981|
|U2||Under a Blood Red Sky||1983|
|Simple Minds||Once Upon A Time||1985|
|Various||A Very Special Christmas||1987|
|U2||Rattle and Hum||1988|
|Gwen Stefani||Love. Angel. Music. Baby||2004|
|Lady Gaga||Born This Way: The Collection||2011|
|Iggy Azalea||The New Classic||2014|
|2014||The New Classic||Iggy Azalea||Producer|
|2012||5 Classic Albums||Tom Petty||Producer|
|2012||Horses/Easter||Patti Smith||Mixing, Producer|
|2012||Ladies and Gentlemen...||B. B. King||Producer|
|2012||Strange Euphoria||Heart||Engineer, Producer|
|2012||Jasmine Night Dreams||Edgar Winter Group with Rick Derringer||Mixing Assistant|
|2011||A Very Special Christmas, Volume 1–2||Various Artists||Executive Producer, Producer|
|2011||Born This Way: The Collection||Lady Gaga||Executive Producer|
|2011||In Touch/Midnight Rider||Tommy James||Remix Engineer|
|2011||Outside Society: Looking Back 1975–2007||Patti Smith||Producer|
|2011||The Essential Meat Loaf||Meat Loaf||Engineer, Remixer|
|2011||The Classic Albums Collection: 1974–1983||Kansas||Assistant Engineer|
Rock and Roll Never Forgets
|Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band||Mixing, Producer|
|2010||101 Punk & New Wave Anthems||Various Artists||Producer|
|2010||360° at the Rose Bowl||U2||Producer|
|2010||Greatest Hits||Joan Jett & The Blackhearts||Producer|
|2010||Double Play||Kirk Franklin||Executive Producer|
|2010||Nothing||N.E.R.D.||Composer, Executive Producer|
|2010||The Promise||Bruce Springsteen||Engineer, Mixing|
|2010||The Collection: 1973–1984||Bruce Springsteen||Engineer, Mixing|
|2010||Ultimate '80s Movie Hits||Various Artists||Producer|
|2009||Essential '80s: Classic Eighties||Various Artists||Producer|
|2009||Greatest Hits||Bruce Springsteen||Engineer, Mixing|
|2009||Rare Cuts||The D.I.s||Executive Producer|
|2009||Sex Therapy||Robin Thicke||Executive Producer|
|2009||The Best of 1980–2000||U2||Producer|
|2009||The Best of Alison Moyet||Alison Moyet||Producer|
|2009||Ultimate Blues: Decca||Various Artists||Executive Producer, Producer|
|2008||A Very Special Christmas:
|Various Artists||Executive Producer, Producer|
|2008||Bat Out of Hell/
Hits Out of Hell
|Meat Loaf||Engineer, Remixing, Producer|
|2008||Doll Domination 2.0||The Pussycat Dolls||Executive Producer|
|2008||The Great Big Scottish Songbook||Various Artists||Producer|
|2008||Four Christmases||Various Artists||Producer|
|2008||Incredible||Clique Girlz||Executive Producer|
|2008||Lo Essential de Rock 101||Various Artists||Producer|
|2008||Seventies Power Ballads||Various Artists||Producer|
|2008||The Block||New Kids on the Block||Executive Producer|
|2008||Themes, Volumes 1–5||Simple Minds||Producer|
|2008||World's Best Dad Gift Set||Various Artists||Producer|
|2007||101 '80s Hits||Various Artists||Producer|
|2007||A Very Special Christmas:
20th Anniversary Collection
|Various Artists||Executive Producer|
|2007||Across the Universe (Original Soundtrack)||Various Artists||Executive Producer|
|2007||CBGB Forever||Various Artists||Producer|
The Best of Stevie Nicks
|2007||Four Decades of Folk Rock||Various Artists||Producer|
|2007||Now That's What I Call the 80's||Various Artists||Producer|
|2007||T-shirt/Final Exam||Loudon Wainwright III||Ensemble, Mixing|
|2007||World's Best Dad (2007)||Various Artists||Producer|
|2006||Anthology, Volumes 1–2||Gene Loves Jezebel||Producer|
|2006||Arista Columbia Records 1980–1991||Willie Nile||Producer|
|2006||I Don't Need A Man||The Pussycat Dolls||Executive Producer|
|2006||The Sweet Escape||Gwen Stefani||A&R|
|2006||18 Singles||U2||Audio Production, Producer|
|2005||All Woman: Platinum Collection||Various Artists||Producer|
|2005||Cast of Characters:
The Rupert Holmes Songbook
|Rupert Holmes||Assistant Engineer|
|2005||Don't Cha||The Pussycat Dolls||Executive Producer|
|2005||Great Songs of Indifference:
The Anthology 1986–2001
|2005||PCD||The Pussycat Dolls||Executive Producer|
The Best of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler
|2005||Stickwitu (Urban Mix)||The Pussycat Dolls||Executive Producer|
|2005||The Very Best of Rosanne Cash||Rosanne Cash||Producer|
|2005||Very Best of Natural Woman||Various Artists||Producer|
|2005||The Ultimate Collection||B. B. King||Producer|
|2004||20th Century Masters: The Best of the '80s||Various Artists||Producer|
|2004||Anthology: Sound + Vision||B. B. King||Producer|
|2004||Carved in Stone: Live at Red Rocks, Volume II||Various Artists||Producer|
|2004||I Don't Want to Go Home/
This Time It's for Real
|Southside Johnny||Engineer, Mastering, Mixing|
|2004||Left of the Dial:
Dispatches from the '80s Underground
|2004||Love. Angel. Music. Baby.||Gwen Stefani||A&R|
|2004||Shall We Dance?||Various Artists||Executive Producer|
|2004||Shark Tale(Original Soundtrack)||Various Artists||Executive Producer|
|2003||20th Century Masters -
The Millennium Collection: The Best Of
|2003||7||Enrique Iglesias||Executive Producer|
|2003||30 Best Irish Hits, Volume 2||Various Artists||Producer|
|2003||Damn the Torpedoes/
|2003||Greatest Hits, Volume 2||Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band||Mixing, Producer|
Greatest Hits of Joan Jett
& the Blackhearts
|Joan Jett & the Blackhearts||Producer|
|2003||Long Time Coming||Jonny Lang||A&R|
|2003||Rodney Rooney||Rodney Rooney||Engineer, Producer|
|2003||School of Rock Original Soundtrack||Various Artists||Producer|
|2003||Songbirds (WEA International)||Various Artists||Producer|
|2003||The Complete Atlantic Sessions||Mark Farner||Mixing, Producer|
|2003||The Essential Alison Moyet||Alison Moyet||Producer|
|2003||The Essential Bruce Springsteen||Bruce Springsteen||Engineer, Mixing|
|2003||Who Will I Run To/
Kiss Me Like That
|Kiley Dean||Executive Producer|
|2002||Grammy Nominees 2002||Various Artists||Executive Producer|
|2002||Greatest Hits (Universal Japan)||B. B. King||Producer|
|2002||Greetings from Asbury Park/
The Wild, The Innocent/
Darkness on the Edge of Town
|Bruce Springsteen||Engineer, Mixing|
|2002||Land (1975–2002)||Patti Smith||Producer|
|2002||Live and Unreleased from Farmclub.com||Various Artists||Executive Producer|
|2002||Meat Loaf and Friends (2002 Version)||Meat Loaf||Producer|
|2002||The Best of Simple Minds||Simple Minds||Producer|
|2002||The Story So Far: The Very Best of Rod Stewart||Rod Stewart||Producer|
|2002||America: A Tribute to Heroes||Various Artists||Producer|
|2001||Bridget Jones's Diary (Original Soundtrack)||Various Artists||Producer|
|2001||Bridget Jones's Diary,
Volume 2 (Original Soundtrack)
|2001||The Very Best of Rod Stewart (Warner Bros.)||Rod Stewart||Producer|
|2001||Ultimate Collection||Graham Parker||Producer|
|2001||Anthology: Through the Years||Tom Petty||Producer|
|2001||Greatest Hits Pretenders||Pretenders||Producer|
|2000||Lucky Numbers||Soundtrack: Various Artists||Producer|
|2000||Ultimate Collection||Maria McKee||Producer|
|1999||18 Tracks||Bruce Springsteen||Engineer|
|1999||200 Cigarettes Original Soundtrack||Various Artists||Producer|
|1999||Damn the Torpedoes/
Into the Great Wide Open
Midnight at the Lost and Found/
Bat Out of Hell
|1999||Girls Night Out (Telstar TV)||Girls Night Out||Producer|
|1999||His Definitive Greatest Hits||B. B. King||Producer|
|1999||Master Hits: Graham Parker||Graham Parker||Producer|
|1999||This World Is Not My Home||Lone Justice||Producer|
|1999||Voodoo Dollies: The Best of Gene Loves Jezebel||Gene Loves Jezebel||Producer|
|1998||Armageddon: The Album||Various Artists||Producer|
|1998||Atlantic Records 50 Years:
The Gold Anniversary
|1998||Enchanted: The Words of Stevie Nicks||Stevie Nicks||Producer|
Virgin 25 Years
|1998||My Hometown||Bruce Springsteen||Engineer, Producer|
|1998||Sultans of Swing:
The Very Best of Dire Straits
|1998||The Nu Nation Project||Kirk Franklin||Executive Producer|
|1998||The Very Best of Meat Loaf||Meat Loaf||Engineer, Remixing|
|1998||Tracks||Bruce Springsteen||Engineer, Mixing|
|1997||'80s Hits Back, Volume 3||Various Artists||Producer|
|1997||Diana, Princess of Wales: Tribute||Various Artists||Producer|
|1997||Fit to Be Tied:
Greatest Hits by Joan Jett
& the Blackhearts
|Joan Jett & the Blackhearts||Producer|
|1997||Home Alone Christmas||Various Artists||Producer|
|1997||One Step Up/
Two Steps Back:
The Songs of Bruce Springsteen
|1997||Sounds of the Season||Various Artists||Engineer, Producer|
|1997||The Very Best of Mother's Finest:
Not Yer Mother's Funk
|1996||Greatest Rock Hits of the '80s||Various Artists||Producer|
|1996||It Takes Two (Columbia)||Various Artists||Producer|
|1996||Mellow Classics||Various Artists||Producer|
|1996||No Holding Back||Graham Parker||Producer|
|1996||The Patti Smith Masters:
The Collective Works
|Patti Smith||Mixing, Producer|
|1996||This Is the '80s||Various Artists||Producer|
|1995||Airport: The Motors' Greatest Hits||The Motors||Producer|
|1995||Best Rock Ballads in the World...Ever||Various Artists||Producer|
|1995||Christmas of Hope||Various Artists||Engineer, Producer|
|1995||Geffen Vintage '80s, Volume 1||Various Artists||Producer|
|1995||Greatest Hits||Bruce Springsteen||Audio Production, Engineer, Mixing|
|1995||Exhale (Shoop Shoop)||Whitney Houston||Producer|
|1995||The Best Rock Album in the World...Ever!||Various Artists||Producer|
|1995||Singles (US/UK)||Alison Moyet||Producer|
|1994||Angel of Harlem||U2||Producer|
|1994||Flashback||Joan Jett & The Blackhearts||Producer|
|1994||Greatest Hits||Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band||Producer|
|1994||Keep the Fire Burnin'||Dan Hartman||Producer|
|1994||Reality Bites (Original Soundtrack)||Various Artists||Producer|
|1994||Sedated in the Eighties||Various Artists||Producer|
|1994||The Air Up There
(Music From and Inspired By The Motion Picture)
|Various Artists||Executive Producer|
|1994||The Lead and How to Swing It||Tom Jones||Executive Producer|
|1993||Dead Ringer/Bat Out of Hell||Meat Loaf||Audio Production|
|1993||Greatest Hits: Tom Petty||Tom Petty||Producer|
|1993||Passion Is No Ordinary Word:
The Graham Parker Anthology 1976–1991
|1993||Now: 1986 (1993)||Various Artists||Producer|
|1993||Robin Zander||Robin Zander||Producer|
|1992||Classic Rock Box:
WNEW-FM 25th Anniversary Box
|1992||A Very Special Christmas, Volume 2||Various Artists||Executive Producer, Producer|
|1992||Glittering Prize 1981–1992||Simple Minds||Producer|
|1992||I Will Always Love You||Whitney Houston||Producer|
|1992||King of the Blues(Box)||B. B. King||Producer|
|1992||Matters of the Heart||Tracy Chapman||Producer|
|1992||Rock the First, Volume 5||Various Artists||Producer|
|1991||Classic Rock: 1966–1988||Various Artists||Producer|
|1991||Timespace: The Best of Stevie Nicks||Stevie Nicks||Producer|
|1990||Dream A Little Dream||Various Artists||Producer|
|1989||A Very Special Christmas||Various Artists||Executive Producer, Producer|
|1989||Don't Ask Me Why||Eurythmics||Producer|
|1989||Roadhouse (Original Soundtrack)||Various Artists||Executive Producer, Producer|
|1989||Soundtrack Smashes: The '80s||Various Artists||Producer|
The Complete Anthology 1964–1990
|1989||Suspicion||Gene Loves Jezebel||Producer|
|1989||The Continuing Story of Radar Love||Golden Earring||Producer|
|1989||The King and Queen of America||The Eurythmics||Producer|
|1989||These Here Are Crazy Times||Boom Crash Opera||Producer|
|1989||We Too Are One||Eurythmics||Audio Production, Producer|
|1988||Dream of Life||Patti Smith||Producer|
|1988||Easy Pieces||Easy Pieces||Example|
|1988||Folkways: A Vision Shared
- A Tribute To Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly
|1988||Money for Nothing||Dire Straits||Producer|
|1988||Rattle and Hum||U2||Producer|
|1988||Scrooged (Original Soundtrack)||Various Artists||Music Supervisor|
|1988||See the Light||The Jeff Healey Band||Producer|
|1987||Bedrock Vice||Thrashing Doves||Producer|
|1987||The Breakfast Club||Breakfast Club||Producer|
|1987||Light Of Day (Original Soundtrack)||Various Artists||Producer|
|1987||Maria Vidal||Maria Vidal||Executive Producer, Producer|
|1987||The Motion of Love||Gene Loves Jezebel||Producer|
|1987||Tunnel of Love||Bruce Springsteen||Engineer, Producer|
|1986||Live 1975–1985||Bruce Springsteen||Engineer|
|1986||Menlove Ave.||John Lennon||Assistant Engineer|
|1986||Rock For Amnesty||Various Artists||Producer|
|1986||The Lover Speaks||The Lover Speaks||Producer|
|1985||Confrontation||Face to Face||Producer|
|1985||Lone Justice||Lone Justice||Producer|
|1985||Make It Better (Forget About Me)||Tom Petty||Producer|
|1985||Once Upon a Time||Simple Minds||Producer|
|1985||Rock a Little||Stevie Nicks||Producer|
|1985||Rocky IV (Original Soundtrack)||Various Artists||Producer|
|1985||Southern Accents||Tom Petty||Producer|
|1985||Weird Science (Original Soundtrack)||Various Artists||Producer|
|1984||Against All Odds (Original Soundtrack)||Various Artists||Producer|
|1984||Cat Dancer||Sandy Stewart||Executive Producer, Producer|
|1984||Face to Face||Face to Face||Producer|
|1984||Glorious Results of a Misspent Youth||Joan Jett & The Blackhearts||Producer|
|1984||I Can Dream About You||Dan Hartman||Producer|
|1984||Sixteen Candles (Original Soundtrack)||Various Artists||Producer|
|1984||Streets of Fire (Original Soundtrack)||Various Artists||Producer|
|1983||Body Wishes||Rod Stewart||Producer|
|1983||Change of Heart||Tom Petty||Producer|
|1983||Stand Back||Stevie Nicks||Producer|
|1983||Reelin' in the Years, Volume 1||Various Artists||Mixing, Producer|
|1983||The Crossing||Big Country||Mixing|
|1983||The Wild Heart||Stevie Nicks||Producer|
|1983||Under A Blood Red Sky||U2||Producer|
|1982||Long After Dark||Tom Petty||Producer|
|1982||Officer and a Gentleman(Original Soundtrack)||Various Artists||Producer|
|1982||The Distance||Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band||Producer|
|1981||A Woman in Love (It's Not Me)||Tom Petty||Producer|
|1981||Bad For Good||Jim Steinman||Producer|
|1981||Bella Donna||Stevie Nicks||Producer|
|1981||Dead Ringer||Meat Loaf||Producer|
|1981||Golden Down||Willie Nile||Producer|
|1981||Hard Promises||Tom Petty||Producer|
|1980||Making Movies||Dire Straits||Producer|
|1980||Rockin' at Ground Zero||The Gears||Executive Producer|
|1980||Tenement Steps||The Motors||Producer|
|1980||The River||Bruce Springsteen||Engineer|
|1980||The Up Escalator||Graham Parker||Audio Production, Producer|
|1980||This Day and Age||D.L. Byron||Producer|
|1979||Damn The Torpedoes||Tom Petty||Producer|
|1979||Don't Do Me Like That||Tom Petty||Producer|
|1979||No Frills||Mark Farner||Audio Production, Producer|
|1979||Perfect Stranger||Robert Fleischman||Producer|
|1978||Darkness on the Edge of Town||Bruce Springsteen||Engineer, Mixing|
|1978||Easter||Patti Smith Group||Producer, Mixing|
|1978||Grab It For A Second||Golden Earring||Producer|
|1978||Paley Brothers||Paley Brothers||Producer|
|1978||The Flame||The Flame||Producer|
|1977||Bat Out of Hell||Meat Loaf||Engineer, Producer, Recorder, Remixing|
|1976||I Don't Want to Go Home||Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes||Engineer|
|1975||Bobby Short Celebrates Rodgers & Hart||Bobby Short||Engineer|
|1975||Born to Run||Bruce Springsteen||Audio Engineer, Engineer, Mixing|
|1975||Jasmine Nightdreams||Edgar Winter Group||Mixing Assistant|
|1975||Jasmine Nightdreams||Edgar Winter Group with Rick Derringer||Mixing Assistant|
|1974||Hard Labor||Three Dog Night||Mixing Assistant|
|1974||Pussy Cats||Harry Nilsson||Assistant Engineer|
|1974||Shock Treatment||The Edgar Winter Group||Assistant Engineer|
|1974||Saints & Sinners||Johnny Winter||Engineer|
|1974||Walls and Bridges||John Lennon||Overdub Engineer|
|1973||Western Head Music Co.||Augie Meyers||Bass|
|2017||The Defiant Ones||Himself||TV Documentary|
|2011||Lady Gaga Presents: The Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden||Executive Producer||TV Documentary|
|2011||American Idol||Mentor (Season 10 – Season 12)||TV Series|
|2009||Archie's Final Project||Executive Producer||Film|
|2008||More Than a Game||Executive Producer||Film|
|2008||Ringo Starr: Off the Record||Executive Producer||TV Documentary|
|2006||Off the Record: Bono and The Edge||Executive Producer||TV Documentary|
|2008||Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious||Executive Producer||TV Series (6 Episodes)|
|2007||Cane||Executive Producer||TV Series (12 Episodes)|
|2006||Rock Legends: Platinum Weird||Executive Producer||TV Movie|
|2005||Get Rich or Die Tryin'||Executive Producer||Film|
|2003||Interscope Records Presents The Next Episode||Executive Producer||TV Series|
|2003||Super Bowl XXXVII Halftime Show||Executive Producer||TV Special|
|2002||8 Mile||Executive Producer||Film|
|2001||Farmclub.com||Executive Producer||TV Series|
|1989||Road House||Music Supervisor||Film|
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