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Seymour Stein, From King To Sire Records

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Seymour Stein, From King To Sire Records

Seymour Stein, From King To Sire Records

Seymour Stein, From King To Sire Records

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More about King Records

This interview is part of a Fresh Air's three-part series about King Records.

Entrepreneur Seymour Stein got his start in the music industry as a teenager, when he worked with Syd Nathan at King Records in Cincinnati. Stein went on to co-found Sire Records, where he signed such artists as The Ramones, Talking Heads, The Pretenders, Madonna, Depeche Mode and The Smiths.

Stein is currently a vice president of Warner Bros. Records.