Howie Klein

Profile:
American writer, concert promoter, disc jockey, music producer, record label founder, record label executive, progressive political activist, and adjunct professor of music. He was a radio DJ on the first punk rock radio show in America and then co-founded an indie record label, 415 Records. Eventually he went to work at Warner Bros Records where he was general manager of Sire Records and then president of Reprise Records.

He retired from the increasingly corporatized, artist-unfriendly record business and is currently an Adjunct Professor at McGill University in Montreal, serves on the Board of People For the American Way and blogs under the nom de guerre "Down With Tyranny." He appears occasionally as himself in music-related film documentaries and has received accolades for his stance against censorship and for his advocacy of free speech protection.

Howie Klein Discography Tracks

Vocals

Howie Klein - Consolidated! album art Consolidated Howie Livin' Consolidated - Consolidated! (Maxi, EP, MiniAlbum) Nettwerk Belgium 1989 Sell This Version

Production

9 25665-2 Howie Klein - Just Say Yes... Sire's Winter CD Music Sampler album art Various Various - Just Say Yes... Sire's Winter CD Music Sampler(CD, Comp) Sire 9 25665-2 US 1987 Sell This Version
9 25745-2 Howie Klein - Just Say Yo (Volume 2 Of Just Say Yes) album art Various Various - Just Say Yo (Volume 2 Of Just Say Yes)(CD, Comp) Sire 9 25745-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
Howie Klein - Groovies' Greatest Grooves album art The Flamin' Groovies The Flamin' Groovies - Groovies' Greatest Grooves (Comp) Sire Canada 1989 Sell This Version
Howie Klein - All The Stuff (And More) - Vol. I album art Ramones Ramones - All The Stuff (And More) - Vol. I (Comp) Sire, Warner Bros. Records Europe 1990 Sell This Version
9 26240-2 Howie Klein - Just Say Da (Volume IV Of Just Say Yes) album art Various Various - Just Say Da (Volume IV Of Just Say Yes)(CD, Comp) Sire 9 26240-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
PRO-C-4329 Howie Klein - The Wherehouse 3/20/90 album art Depeche Mode Interview Depeche Mode - The Wherehouse 3/20/90(Cass, Promo) Sire, Mute, Reprise Records PRO-C-4329 US 1990 Sell This Version
PRO-CD-3981 Howie Klein - World Music Sampler album art Various Various - World Music Sampler(CD, Promo, Smplr) Warner Bros. Records, Reprise Records, Sire, Opal Records, Luaka Bop PRO-CD-3981 US 1990 Sell This Version
Howie Klein - All The Stuff (And More) - Vol. II album art Ramones Ramones - All The Stuff (And More) - Vol. II (Comp) Sire, Warner Bros. Records US 1991 Sell This Version
38215-3 Howie Klein - Just Say Yes 2 album art Various Various - Just Say Yes 2(VHS, Comp, NTSC) Warner Reprise Video 38215-3 US 1991 Sell This Version
38215-3 Howie Klein - Just Say Yes 1 album art Various Various - Just Say Yes 1(VHS, Comp, NTSC) Warner Reprise Video 38215-3 US 1991 Sell This Version
Howie Klein - Body Count album art Body Count (2) Body Count (2) - Body Count (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Sire Japan 1992 Sell This Version
Howie Klein - The Winner Loses album art Body Count (2) Body Count (2) - The Winner Loses (Single) Sire, Warner Bros. Records US 1992 Sell This Version
9362-41280-2 Howie Klein - Hey Joe album art Body Count (2) Body Count (2) - Hey Joe(CD, Single) Reprise Records, Warner Bros. Records 9362-41280-2 Europe 1993 Sell This Version
PRO-CD-6101 Howie Klein - Boys United album art Various Various - Boys United(CD, Comp, Promo, Smplr) Sire, Warner Bros. Records, Reprise Records, Genre, Mute, Kinetic Records, Some Bizzare, I Square Records PRO-CD-6101 US 1993 Sell This Version
Howie Klein - Just Say Roe (Vol. VII Of Just Say Yes) album art Various Various - Just Say Roe (Vol. VII Of Just Say Yes) (Comp) Sire, Warner Bros. Records US 1994 Sell This Version
PRO-CD-6831 Howie Klein - Everybody Needs Somebody album art Various Various - Everybody Needs Somebody(CD, Comp, Promo, Car) Sire PRO-CD-6831 US 1994 Sell This Version
Howie Klein - Music From Party Of Five album art Various Various - Music From Party Of Five (Comp) Reprise Records US 1996 Sell This Version
PRO-CD-8138 Howie Klein - Sing, Don't Sign! (A Benefit Album For Idaho's Decline To Sign Campaign) album art Various Various - Sing, Don't Sign! (A Benefit Album For Idaho's Decline To Sign Campaign)(CD, Comp, Promo) Reprise Records PRO-CD-8138 US 1996 Sell This Version
9362-46431-2 Howie Klein - Music From Party Of Five album art Various Various - Music From Party Of Five(CD, Album, Comp) Reprise Records 9362-46431-2 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
9 43881-2 Howie Klein - Heaven / Havin' A Party album art Nu Flavor Nu Flavor - Heaven / Havin' A Party(CD, Maxi) Reprise Records 9 43881-2 US 1997 Sell This Version
Howie Klein - Sweet Sexy Thing album art Nu Flavor Nu Flavor - Sweet Sexy Thing (Single, Maxi) Reprise Records US 1997 Sell This Version
Howie Klein - Nu Flavor album art Nu Flavor Nu Flavor - Nu Flavor (Album) Reprise Records US 1997 Sell This Version
7-17410 Howie Klein - Baby Be There album art Nu Flavor Nu Flavor - Baby Be There(7", Single) Reprise Records 7-17410 US 1997 Sell This Version
7-16868 Howie Klein - 3 Little Words album art Nu Flavor Nu Flavor - 3 Little Words(7", Single) Reprise Records 7-16868 US 1999 Sell This Version