Clive Davis Documentary Soundtrack Out Soon

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Clive Davis and Janis Joplin

Legacy Recordings will release an exclusive digital deluxe (streaming and download) edition of Clive Davis—The Soundtrack of Our Lives on Sept. 27 on Apple Music. The standard 20-track digital version will be available on Sept. 29.

The collection is the audio companion to the documentary chronicling the life and career of the Davis, who served as the president of Columbia Records in the ’60s and ’70s before launching his own Arista Rcords.

From the press release: “In 1967, Clive Davis became president of Columbia Records, signing folk-rock avatar Donovan to Epic early on in his career. Davis went on to play a key role in the careers of Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston, Santana, Aretha Franklin, Aerosmith, Earth, Wind & Fire, Simon & Garfunkel, Janis Joplin, Chicago, Barry Manilow, the Kinks, Patti Smith, Dionne Warwick, Rod Stewart, Blood Sweat & Tears, the Grateful Dead, Alicia Keys and Jennifer Hudson, among others. He was the founder and president of Arista Records from 1975 through 2000 before heading RCA Music Group. He’s currently chief creative officer of Sony Music Entertainment. Davis has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and is the recipient of the Recording Academy’s lifetime achievement award.”

Related: The Janis Joplin documentary Little Girl Blue

Clive Davis signing Donovan in 1966 (Photo from Davis’ website)

Clive Davis—The Soundtrack of Our Lives—based on Davis’ 2013 autobiography and directed by Chris Perkel—opened the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival at New York’s Radio City Music Hall in April. Apple Music acquired the film rights earlier this year and the documentary will stream exclusively on the platform on Oct. 3. Watch the film trailer below.

Clive Davis–The Soundtrack of Our Lives Track Lists

Various Artists

(Full Version for Apple Music)
1. Big Brother & The Holding Company featuring Janis Joplin – Piece of My Heart
2. Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
3. Chicago- 25 Or 6 To 4
4. Blood Sweat & Tears – Spinning Wheel
5. Bruce Springsteen -Blinded By The Light
6. Billy Joel – Piano Man
7. Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes featuring Teddy Pendergrass – If You Don’t Know Me By Now
8. Barry Manilow – Mandy
9. Eric Carmen – All By Myself
10. Melissa Manchester – Don’t Cry Out Loud
11. Earth, Wind & Fire – September
12. Patti Smith – Because The Night
13. The Kinks – Come Dancing
14. The Alan Parsons Project – Eye In The Sky
15. Whitney Houston – The Greatest Love Of All
16. Aretha Franklin – Freeway of Love
17. Dionne & Friends featuring Elton John, Gladys Knight and Stevie Wonder – That’s What Friends Are For
18. Carly Simon – Coming Around Again
19. Kenny G – Songbird
20. Taylor Dayne – Tell It To My Heart
21. Grateful Dead – Touch of Grey
22. Alan Jackson – Don’t Rock the Jukebox
23. Brooks & Dunn – Boot Scootin’ Boogie
24. Ace of Base – The Sign
25. Annie Lennox – Why
26. Santana featuring Rob Thomas – Smooth
27. Kelly Clarkson – Since U Been Gone
28. Alicia Keys – Fallin’
29. Luther Vandross – Dance with My Father
30. Rod Stewart – The Way You Look Tonight
BONUS TRACKS
31. Clive Davis – Clive Davis recites lyrics to Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Blinded by The Light’ (Audio from Columbia Records promo video 1973)
32. Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) (Original Merrill and Rubicam Demo / Single Version Excerpts)
33. Whitney Houston & Natalie Cole – This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) (Duet performance from Clive Davis’ 2000 Grammy Party)
34. Aretha Franklin – ‘I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) (Live performance from 2000 Arista 25th Anniversary Party)

Clive Davis (r.) signing Johnny Cash to a new recording contract

Clive Davis – The Soundtrack Of Our Lives

Various Artists

(Available at all digital retailers)
1. Big Brother & The Holding Company featuring Janis Joplin – Piece of My Heart
2. Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
3. Chicago- 25 Or 6 To 4
4. Bruce Springsteen -Blinded By The Light
5. Barry Manilow – Mandy
6. Eric Carmen – All By Myself
7. Melissa Manchester – Don’t Cry Out Loud
8. Earth, Wind & Fire – September
9. Patti Smith Group – Because The Night
10. The Kinks – Come Dancing
11. Whitney Houston – Greatest Love of All
12. Aretha Franklin – Freeway of Love
13. Dionne & Friends featuring Elton John, Gladys Knight and Stevie Wonder – That’s What Friends Are For
14. Carly Simon – Coming Around Again
15. Kenny G – Songbird
16. Grateful Dead – Touch of Grey
17. Annie Lennox – Why
18. Santana featuring Rob Thomas – Smooth
19. Kelly Clarkson – Since U Been Gone
20. Alicia Keys – Fallin’

Listen to a Spotify playlist of music associated with Clive Davis

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