The Gary Null Show - 06.30.17
Jun 30th, 2017 by progressiveradionetwork
A look back at the seminal year of the Boomer generation -- 1967 and the Summer of Love -- and the living legacy of the 60s subculture today?
Danny Goldberg is one of the pioneers in the music industry and currently the president of Gold Village Entertainment, which rightfully promotes artist management. He has managed such bands as The Allman Brothers, Nirvana, Bonnie Raitt, Sonic Youth and many others. Earlier he was the VP of Led Zeppelin's label Swan Song during their peak period in the early and mid 70s. Other positions held include Chairman and CEO of Mercury Records and Warner Brothers Records before that, President of Atlantic Records and a former CEO of Air America Radio. He started his music career in the height of 60s music explosion as a journalist for Rolling Stone, the Village Voice and Billboard magazine who covered the Woodstock festival for. As an activist who still embraces the ethics of the 60s, Danny sits on the Boards of the Nation Institute, ACLU's foundation in Southern California, Americans for Peace Now and Public Citizen. He has written several acclaimed books about the Boomer generation and the culture of the 60s. His most recent is "In Search for the Lost Chord: 1967 and the Hippie Idea" -- a subjective and exhaustively researched volume on the key figures, groups and organizations, and events before and after 1967 and the legacy it has left for us today.