We use cookies to track usage and preferences. See Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
EU
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Christmas Presents
   You are currently viewing the European Union version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > Learn Hot English > 169 > Don Arden

Don Arden

THE MUSIC INDUSTRY IS A HARD PLACE TO DO BUSINESS. MUSIC MANAGERS, PROMOTERS AND THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE SCENES ARE KNOWN FOR THEIR RUTHLESSNESS. ONE OF THE WORST IN THE HISTORY OF BRITISH MUSIC WAS DON ARDEN, AKA “THE AL CAPONE OF POP”.

Born as Harry Levy in 1926, Arden went into showbiz at the age of 13. He did stand-up comedy and singing during the war years. Don Arden was Jewish so he began his career in management by organising Hebrew folk music competitions. By the 1960s, he had moved into full-blown management and was organising British tours for American performers such as Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Learn Hot English - 169
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - 169
€5.49
Or 549 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only € 3.25 per issue
SAVE
41%
€38.99
Or 3899 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only € 3.66 per issue
SAVE
33%
€21.99
Or 2199 points

View Issues

About Learn Hot English

The latest issue of Hot English (169 – the June issue) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: How Brit Pop can help you learn English – listen to 8 song extracts and really improve your knowledge of English. Plus, 8 useful adjectives, 6 useful verbs for talking about food and drink, 7 ways to make an invitation, 8 useful phrasal verbs, 8 idioms, 8 useful phrases for talking about crime... plus: • Psychology – road rage. • Animals – brave pets. • Crime – famous robbers. • Language – confusing words. • Food – the Hot English burger. • Art – environmental art. • Culture – witches. • Vocabulary – silly spelling. • Business – the music industry. • Film – Angelina Jolie. • Phone – booking an appointment. • Slang – learn some slang with our dictionary of slang. AND LOTS, LOTS MORE! By reading and listening to all this great content, you'll improve your English reading and listening skills and learn up to 300 useful words or expressions. Plus, you'll get a better job and pass English-language exams more easily. Guaranteed!
Ways to Pay Pocketmags Payment Types
At Pocketmags you get Secure Billing Great Offers HTML Reader Gifting options Loyalty Points