Dr. Dre Owes His Billion Dollar Fortune To Jimmy Iovine

As a recording engineer, Iovine’s musical collaborations of the 1970s and 1980s reads like a who’s who of hit makers. He worked with legends such as John Lennon and has credits on several iconic albums, including Bruce Springsteen’s Born to Run, Patti Smith’s Easter, Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker’s Damn the Torpedoes, Meat Loaf’s Bat Out of Hell, Dire Straits’ Making Movies, U2’s Rattle and Hum, and Stevie Nicks’ Bella Donna, to name a few.

Iovine had the honor of being the sound engineer on the two records that were placed aboard each of the Voyager space probes that were launched in 1977. He built a reputation as highly-sought after sound engineer, but Iovine wanted to try his hand at other aspects of the recording industry which ended up being the smartest decision of his life…

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