Peter Asher

  1. Hans Zimmer to Discuss 'Rush' at Film and TV Music Conference

    October 16, 2013 8:55 AM EDT Composer Hans Zimmer and his colleagues on “Rush” -- Peter Asher and Lorne Balfe  -- will discuss the music in the Ron Howard-directed hit film at the Billboard & Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference on Oct. 29 and 30.   “Case ...

  2. Joe Walsh, Mike Stoller, Peter Asher Among Speakers At New UCLA Music Biz Course

    March 08, 2012 9:58 PM EST Joe Walsh, Mike Stoller, Peter Asher and Dan Wilson are among the songwriters lined up to speak at UCLA's new course within the music industry minor at the school. Taught by documentarian, writer and TV producer David Leaf, the course is desi ...

  3. Hans Zimmer's Oscar Music With Pharrell Williams, Esperanza Spalding Released As Album

    February 29, 2012 8:15 AM EST Hans Zimmer's music for the Oscars on Feb. 26 has been released as a digital album on Apple's iTunes. 'The Artist,' 'Man or Muppet' Win Music Oscars in Music-Snubbing Year "The 84th Academy Awards -- Celebrate th ...

  4. Backbeat: Louisiana Makes Touring Sales Pitch With Ledisi, Trombone Shorty

    February 13, 2012 2:06 PM EST Ledisi gets funky with guitarist Nate Mercereaux and Trombone Shorty at the Only in Louisiana brunch. Louisiana has long popularized the tax breaks it supplies film and television shows, but at Saturday's annual Only in Louisiana brunch, they ...

  5. Backbeat: Jimmy Iovine Honored by Dr. Dre, Stevie Nicks, Mary J. Blige, Many More at Grammy P&E Event

    February 09, 2012 9:15 AM EST From left: Producer Jimmy Jam, Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow, and Jimmy Iovine attend the 5th annual Producers & Engineers Wing Event honoring Iovine at The Village Recording Studios in L.A. (Photo by Michael Kovac/WireImage) Th ...

  6. Backbeat: Donovan, Eric Burdon & Peter Asher's Day @ Phoenix's Music Instrument Museum

    October 21, 2011 1:26 AM EDT Music Biz @ The Music Instrument Museum: Back row from left: Sue Peterson, MIM consultant and former head of Target's music buying team (and former chairman of the National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers); Eric Burdon, Donovan, Linda Leitch ...

  7. Backbeat: Phil Everly @ Buddy Holly's 75th Birthday Celebration: 'People Hated Our Music'

    September 08, 2011 10:28 AM EDT From Not Fading Away: From Left: Musicians Raul Malo, Boz Scaggs, Graham Nash, Gabe Saporta, Paul Anka, Victoria Asher, Waddy Wachtel, Chris Isaak, manager/record producer Peter Asher, Michelle Branch, Lyle Lovett, Shawn Colvin, and Patrick Stump ...

  8. Peter Asher: Long Wait for Beatles on iTunes Was 'Silly'

    November 30, 2010 12:00 AM EST In the 50 years that Peter Asher has been involved in the entertainment industry, he's worn every hat imaginable -- from child actor in his native England to artist as one-half of the '60s duo Peter and Gordon, he later transitioned to A ...

  9. Waller Of '60s Pop Duo Peter And Gordon Dies At 64

    July 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Gordon Waller of the pop duo Peter and Gordon, who were part of the 1960s British Invasion and had a string of hits including several written by their friend Paul McCartney, has died. He was 64. Waller died Friday at the William W. Backus Hospital ...

  10. Billboard Q&A: Strategic Artist Management's Peter Asher

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Peter Asher has seen every side of the music business, as an artist (with '60s pop duo Peter & Gordon), as head of A&R for the Beatles' Apple Records, and as a producer for everyone from James Taylor and Linda Ronstadt to 10,000 ...