When Clive Davis succeeded rock-hating Mitch Miller as head of Columbia's A&R department in the late '60s, he had to make up for a lot of lost time. While he had his share of missteps -- like wearing ascots, signing the Peanut Butter Conspiracy, releasing Moby Grape's first album entirely on singles and signing off on the disastrous anti-establishment "The man can't bust our music" ad campaign -- he made up for it by signing Janis Joplin, Laura Nyro, the Chambers Brothers and Blood, Sweat & Tears, when Al Kooper was still... More >>>