Brad McCuen

Date: 1975 August 11
Length: 94 min.
Call Number: OH111

Biography

Music executive. Born May 17, 1921. Sales and production executive for RCA Records, 1948-1969. In 1969 he left RCA to head Mega Records and oversaw the release of the label’s biggest record, Sammi Smith’s “Help Me Make It Through the Night.” Later served as Director of Country Music for SESAC. Longtime Country Music Foundation board member.

Interview Summary

1975 August 11
(1 hour, 34 minutes)
Music industry executive Brad McCuen recalls his career at Mega Records. Discussion includes memories of Mega personnel; and overview of and comments on Mega’s recordings; and his experiences as the head of Mega.