52 minutes | Apr 29, 2021

Jonathan Taplin on The Band, The Stones, and The Magic Years

Jonathan Taplin's life has been an extraordinary journey that has put him at the crest of every major cultural wave in the past half century: he was tour manager for Bob Dylan and The Band in the 60s, producer of Mean Streets in the 70s, an executive at Merrill Lynch in the 80s, creator of the Internet’s first Video-on-Demand service in the 90s, and is now a cultural critic and author writing about technology in the new millennium. His latest book is called, The Magic Years: Scenes From a Rock-and-Roll Life.
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