Veteran Promotion Exec. Michael Whited Passes On


We send out our condolences to the friends and family of veteran record promotion pro MICHAEL WHITED who passed away this past weekend. WHITED began his music career in PITTSBURGH working with storied record chain NATIONAL RECORD MART, promoter DICESARE-ENGLER and, as manager, longtime clients THE CLARKS. MIKE transitioned to promo for ELEKTRA/CINCINNATI and then segued to L.A. as VP/Promo.

WHITED also held posts at PRIORITY RECORDS and ARTISTDIRECT and served as both creator and host of DOC HOLIDAY’s WATUSI RODEO show before moving to NASHVILLE to start AIRASSAULT ENTERTAINMENT.

In lieu of flowers, MIKE’s family would appreciate any memorial contributions sent to FOREVER CHANGED INTERNATIONAL. As MIKE loved to say, “Buy the ticket, take the ride.”