Barbara Charone is an American public relations officer for musicians residing in the United Kingdom. While still a university student in the early 1970s, she worked as a journalist and music critic for the Chicago Sun-Times, the NME, and Rolling Stone.
She moved to England in 1974 and worked as a staff writer for Sounds magazine, eventually rising to the post of deputy editor. During the 1970s, she also wrote feature stories and reviews for magazines like Crawdaddy!, Creem, and Circus.
Charone began her public relations career at WEA in 1981. She departed in 2000, after becoming the company’s publicity director, to co-found the public relations firm MBC PR.
Madonna, Depeche Mode, Primal Scream, Robert Plant, Pearl Jam, Rod Stewart, and Christina Aguilera are among her clients at MBC. Charone is also the author of Keith Richards’ authorized biography, which was published in 1979.
Barbara Charone was born in Chicago, Illinois, and grew up there. She published a pop music column for her high school newspaper before attending Northwestern University to study English.
She visited England with her parents towards the end of her first year of university in 1971, sparking a lifelong love for the country. She remembers seeing the Who on the BBC television show Top of the Pops and thinking, “What a fantastic country.”
Charone began a career in publicity and public relations when she joined WEA, or Warner Music, in 1981. She initially wrote biographically and news items on the many artists signed to the label; later, she became head of the company’s press department, a position she held for thirteen years, until 2000.
Does Barbara Charone Have Kids?
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