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Young Turk Who Got The Blues: Ahmet Ertegun & The 50th Anniversary Of Atlantic

James Maycock, The Independent, July 1998

IN HUNDREDS of photographs, Ahmet Ertegun appears anonymously beside the famous. The celebrity might be a gaunt Phil Spector, Mick Jagger grinning widely or a blank Andy Warhol. But whoever he's with, Ahmet's disposition rarely changes. Dressed in a bespoke jacket and tie, his understated elegance & air of sophistication offsets the flamboyant taste & decadent poise of those he accompanies.

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