Ted Cohen with Paul Fishkin
Paul Fishkin is a strategist, innovator, skilled acquisition executive, and manager of music and tech geniuses.
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Paul Fishkin began his music career as an assistant to Albert Grossman, founder of Bearsville Records, and manager of Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Peter Paul and Mary, The Band and more. After promoting the song “We Gotta Get You a Woman, a song written about Paul, to Top 20 on Billboard he became President and 40% owner of Bearsville Records. Bearsville was distributed by Warner Brothers. He signed and oversaw the development of 2021 Rock Hall of Fame Inductee Todd Rundgren, the multi-platinum group Foghat, and others who achieved significant credibility and success.
From Bearsville, Fishkin founded Modern Records with Danny Goldberg, former manager of Nirvana, Bonnie Raitt, etc., ex-head of Warner Bros and Atlantic Records. Modern Records was distributed by Atlantic Records. Major artists included 2019 Rock Hall of Fame Inductee as a solo artist, Stevie Nicks, Platinum selling legend Natalie Cole, and Gold artist, Poe. He co-managed with Mark Puma, Twisted Sister and Kix. Under his aegis, both went from 100,000 units to multi-platinum. Fishkin also co-managed Rosie O’Donnell in her early career, helping to get her first television acting role, and was a partner with Jimmy Iovine, (Founder of Interscope, and recent head of Apple Music), in a project as part of a production deal through A & M Records. He has also been a consultant for Doug Morris (Chairman of Universal Music Group and Sony Music Group), and Tom Shadyac (director of Ace Ventura, Liar Liar, Nutty Professor, and Bruce Almighty), for his record label 333 Music.
Fishkin co-founded ‘en2go’, a cutting-edge tech media hybrid with Tolga Katas and Christine Marie Katas, which had such legends on the Board Of Directors as Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak, and master tech-consultant and connector, Ted Cohen.
He has the unique distinction of having songs written, recorded and released individually about him, by 2021 Rock Hall Of Fame inductee Todd Rundgren (We Gotta Get You a Woman, Hang On Paul by Nazz), and 2019 Hall Of Fame inductee, Stevie Nicks (Sleeping Angel).