Monday, April 09, 2012

10 Rock Stars Who Are Brilliant Businesspeople

10 Rock Stars Who Are Brilliant Businesspeople

3 comments:

  1. Anonymous7:48 AM

    Since when is Dolly a "rock star"?

    Anyway, any list like this that doesn't have Jimmy Buffett on it is lacking. The man is a marketing machine, especially now that he's add a CASINO in Vegas to his empire.

    Jeff

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  2. Gerard8:59 AM

    David Bowie would fit.

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  3. I can't believe there was no mention of either Paul McCartney or Mick Jagger. McCartney owns the rights to a tremendous amount of music, including the Buddy Holly catalog, many Broadway shows, and a lot of marching-band music (the kind of things that keep generating money because almost every high school has a marching band). He started buying music rights when he realized how much he was losing by not controlling the rights to Lennon & McCartney's Beatle music. As for Mick Jagger, he's notorious for knowing exactly where every penny he has is allocated--and he has a lot of pennies.

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