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How A $25-Per-Week Songwriter Became the World's Most Influential Record Executive

As the only person to run each of the “Big Three” record companies — Warner Music Group, Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment ‏— Doug Morris CC'60 has presided over rosters of artists whose gazillion-selling records are the soundtrack of modern life: U2, Stevie Nicks, Led Zeppelin, Phil Collins, Foreigner, Dr Dre, 2PAC, Snoop Dogg Eminem, Mariah Carey, JAY-Z, Beyoncé, Adele, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Taylor Swift and many more, including his favorite act, The Rolling Stones.

Last updated Wednesday July 25, 2018

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