Personal Managers Hall Of Fame
Celebrating Illustrious Careers in Entertainment, Music, and Talent Management.
Danny Goldberg has worked in the music business as a personal manager, record company President, publicist and journalist since the late 1960s.
He currently runs the management company Gold Village Entertainment which was formed in 2007. Current clients include Steve Earle, The Waterboys and Martha Wainwright.
From 1983-1992, Goldberg was the President of Gold Mountain Entertainment, whose management clients included Nirvana, Hole, Sonic Youth, Bonnie Raitt, and The Allman Brothers Band.
From 1992-2005 Goldberg was a record company executive serving as President of Atlantic Records, Chairman of Warner Bros. Records, Chairman of the Mercury Records Group and Chairman of Artemis Records.
In the nineteen eighties , Goldberg was Executive Producer of the soundtrack of music from the television series Miami Vice and was Music Supervisor of the film Dirty Dancing.
In 1980 Goldberg formed and co-owned Modern Records, which released Stevie Nicks’ solo albums . That same year he co-produced and co-directed the rock documentary feature, No Nukes starring Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, and Jackson Browne. In the mid nineteen seventies he was Vice-President of Led Zeppelin’s Swan Song Records.
Goldberg began his career as a music journalist having written for Rolling Stone, The Village Voice, and Billboard Magazine (for whom he reviewed the Woodstock Festival in 1969). He is the author of five books including Bumping Into Geniuses: My Life Inside The Rock and Roll Business (Gotham Books,2009) and Serving The Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain (Ecco Books, 2019).