MGM has alienated many artists by flooding the market with re-issues and "greatest hits" compilations. It contains just one song with vocals - Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On" - but sells well over 10 million copies and goes to #1 in most countries thanks to the runaway success of the film.More, 1969 After Life magazine tracks down Paul McCartney at his farm in Scotland, they put him on the cover with his family, dispelling the "Paul is dead" rumors with the headline, "Paul Is Still With Us."More. Some of Curb’s other early success came in composing and producing songs and soundtracks for movies, including the 1966 hit “Wild Angels” staring Peter Fonda and Nancy Sinatra, the music for the 1967 Billy Jack movie “The Born Losers,” and “Burning Bridges,” the theme for the 1970 Clint Eastwood movie “Kelly’s Heroes.” In all, Curb has composed or supervised music for more than 50 motion picture soundtracks in films featuring Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Stewart, George C. Scott, Jack Nicholson, John Cassavetes, Ernest Borgnine, Mickey Rooney, Ryan O’Neal, Bette Davis, Jennifer Lopez, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mike Myers, Cliff Robertson, George Kennedy and others. He simultaneously…. his manager tells Rolling Stone when asked for comment. Label: MGM Records - 2315116 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: New Zealand • Genre: Pop • Style: Vocal 7" Single on 45cat: The Mike Curb Congregation - Burning Bridges / My Home Town - MGM - USA - K14151 Born in 1945, he was a college dropout who managed to found his own record label in his early twenties, sell it for a six-figure sum, and parlay his reputation in the music industry into the job of running MGM Records. 2008 Rockabilly singer Jody Reynolds dies of liver cancer at age 75. The headline: MGM Busts 18 Rock Groups. Starting as a student at Grant High School in the San Fernando Valley in the late 1950s, Curb began performing with his own bands and formed a vocal group, the Mike Curb Congregation. While at Verve, Curb worked with musicians such as Jimmy Smith, Stan Getz, Chet Baker and Wes Montgomery. £22.09 . Their effect on young people who are their fans or followers is devastating. Mike Curb, Soundtrack: Inglourious Basterds. Limited [12 O'clock]. Distributed by Phonogram Recordings Pty. Through the years, Curb also has signed such artists as Sammy Davis Jr., Lou Rawls, Gloria Gaynor, Richie Havens, Solomon Burke, the Sylvers, Richard Roundtree (“Shaft”), the Hues Corporation and the Fisk Jubilee Singers. Free P&P. 2011 Dr. Conrad Murray is found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson. Curb Records (also known as Asylum-Curb and formerly known as MCG Curb) is an American record label started by Mike Curb originally as Sidewalk Records in 1963. Curb is the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Law degree from Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif., and an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from Belmont University in Nashville. £6.80 + P&P . 1 records on the Billboard Chart including the Four Seasons’ “December 1963 (Oh What A Night),” The Bellamy Brothers’ “Let Your Love Flow,” Shaun Cassidy’s “Da Doo Ron Ron,” Exile’s “Kiss You All Over,” and Debby Boone’s “You Light Up My Life” (the biggest selling record of the decade). The singer had to cancel many tour dates in 2011 because of her throat problems. Born in Savannah, Georgia and raised in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, Curb presides over his own independent record label, one of the largest in the nation, that has launched the careers of stars such as LeAnn Rimes, Tim McGraw, Wynonna Judd and Hank Williams Jr. Curb attended Northridge from 1962 to 1963, along with his mother Estella, when the campus was known as San Fernando Valley State College. Murray was accused of giving the singer a lethal dose of the sedative propofol on the day he died. His commercial breakthrough came the next year when Honda selected one of those songs, the Curb-penned “You Meet the Nicest People on a Honda (Go Little Honda)” for its national motorcycle advertising campaign. He also co-produced this abomination. He asks for a photo with the reclusive songstress, but she declines, explaining that she doesn't want her gay and Mexican fans to think she supports him. Popular . Sheppard and Solomon Burke. In 1976, he served as co-chair of the Ronald Reagan California Campaign for President and later was co-chair of President Gerald Ford’s California campaign. The Mike Curb Congregation recorded “Walt Disney’s Greatest Hits,” an album for Disney featuring contemporary versions of Disney classics that included a hit rendition of “It’s a Small World.” Curb supervised the soundtrack for Disney’s “Lassie” movie. The double album features the Elvis-inspired single, "King Of The Mountain.". The Slits - Cut … Curb’s early success, and his start as a Northridge student, also led to a long collaboration with the Walt Disney Co. and now former Disney Chairman/CEO Michael D. Eisner, after whom Cal State Northridge’s College of Education is named. In 1969, Curb merged his company with MGM Records and became president of the MGM Co. 2015 Presidential candidate Donald Trump hosts Saturday Night Live, with musical guest Sia. Rock musicians and their listeners have long vilified Nixon (the archetype of the stone-faced authority figure), but the overdose deaths of Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix have made the mixture of drugs and music a hot topic. Curb also has endowed the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy at Vanderbilt University, and serves on the governing board of Nashville’s Fisk University, one of the nation’s pioneering historically black institutions.