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Fred Goodman Author Of Allen Klein

June 28, 201518 min
The biggest bastard in the valley. The original music business manager. Feared, hated, revered—Allen Klein was like no one the music industry had seen before. The hard-nosed businessman who came from humble beginnings became infamous in the 70’s for allegedly catalyzing the Beatles’ breakup and robbing the Rolling Stones, but the truth is both more complex and more fascinating. As the manager of the Stones and then the Beatles—not to mention Sam Cooke, the Who, Donovan, the Kinks, and numerous other performers—Klein taught young soon-to-be legends how to be businessmen as well as rock stars. In so doing, Klein made millions for his clients and changed music forever. In the new biography ALLEN KLEIN: The Man Who Bailed Out the Beatles, Made the Stones, and Transformed Rock and Roll (On-Sale: 6/23), veteran music business journalist Fred Goodman uses unprecedented access to Klein’s archives to tell the full story of how the Beatles broke up, how the Stones achieved the greatest commercia

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