Peter Lawlor

Peter Lawlor

Peter Lawlor was the principal economic advisor to the German Stock Exchange (Deutsche Börse), and founded the successful UK record label White Water Records. His company Water Music Productions has won many awards including a Bafta, six Cannes Golds and numerous gold and silver discs; its clients have included the English Premier League, the Sydney Olympic Games, the BBC, Levi’s Jeans, Vodafone, Coca-Cola and British Airways.

Interviews with Peter Lawlor

The best books on Rock Music, recommended by Peter Lawlor

Successful musicians don’t necessarily need formal training or 10,000 hours of practice under their belt; what they must have is a feel for music, an innate gift. But many of rock’s brightest burning stars were lost to drugs. Here, Peter Lawlor—who combined a career as a senior economic advisor with that of an award-winning songwriter, producer and record label executive—selects five of the best books on rock music, focusing on revelatory biographies that peer behind the veil.

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