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Margie Hauser is a Music Industry Veteran

Margie is a music industry veteran who has been making, shopping, and promoting music for over twenty-three years. She is also the author of the book “My Music: The Challenges of Indie Musicians, ” one of my favorite books about the industry. Margie has promoted and performed for diverse artists, including Celine Dion, Body Talk, Dr. Hook, Barbra Streisand, and Tom Jones.

Margie won the American Songwriter’s Association’s “30 under 30” award. Margie is currently working on a DVD project with current and past clients that will be released.

Margie played in several bands over the years, including a Jazz band and a rock band, and even led her touring band consisting of several accomplished musicians, including Jackson Browne, Contributions to music education Jeff Beck, Tom Petty and his band The Heartbreakers, Shemekia Copeland, and others.

Career contributions

Margie  has worked as a talent scout for companies such as Columbia Records, A&M Records, and Capitol Records. She has also worked for Warner Bros. Records, a subsidiary of Warner Music Group, co-founding and heading the music department of the label from age 21 to 25.

Margie was one of the youngest people ever to head an A&R department.


Margie was one of the youngest people ever to head an A&R department. Margie Hauser also co-wrote several top-40 songs, including “It’s Alright” by Jackson Browne, “Leslie” by Boz Scaggs, and “Let Me Down Easy” by The New York Dolls. Margie Hauser was a Rock the Vote Voter Education Coalition member who nominated and supported then Vice President Al Gore for President.

Margie Hauser has been involved in the music industry for over twenty-three years. Her experience and expertise in the industry will be an invaluable asset to the Foundation. Margie Hauser is an expert in the music industry. Margie has worked for several record labels, most recently as the head of A&R for a subsidiary of Warner Music Group. Margie Hauser took a year’s sabbatical from the music industry to work for the US government as a senior advisor for Vice President Al Gore.