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Elliot Roberts

Elliot Roberts
Born (1943-02-22) February 22, 1943 (age 71)
Occupation Record executive
music manager

Elliot Roberts (born February 22, 1943)[1] — originally Elliot Rabinowitz — is an American music manager and record executive, best known for helping to jump-start the careers of singer-songwriters from the late 1960s and 1970, including those of Neil Young and Joni Mitchell.

Roberts formed Lookout Management with David Geffen, and helped to create Geffen's Asylum Records in 1970, which merged with Elektra Records in 1972 to form Elektra/Asylum Records. He is well known for his associations with Mitchell, Young, Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Bob Dylan, the Eagles, Tom Petty, Talking Heads, Devo, Tracy Chapman, Spiritualized, Devendra Banhart, The Alarm, and other musicians.[1]

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