Category: Live from the USA

Madonna with Seymour Stein

Seymour Stein leaves WMG, heading for the next chapter in his career

Music industry icon Seymour Stein, co-founder of Sire Records, the man who signed and released albums by Madonna, the Ramones, Talking Heads, Depeche Mode, the Smiths, the Pretenders, and many others – will be leaving Warner Music Group after four decades with the company.

The announcement was made by WMG  together with the news that Stein was honored with the Recording Academy’s Trustees Award last Saturday in Los Angeles. Read More

Reggie Lucas

Reggie Lucas dies at 65

Reggie Lucas, the Grammy-winning musician and Madonna’s first producer who worked on six of the eight tracks on her first record, has died at 65.

His daughter Lisa told the Associated Press that Lucas died from complications with his heart early Saturday in New York City. Read More