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Jerry Wexler

Jerry Wexler

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Jerry Wexler (1993)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, 30 March 1993

Smokin' weed in the MOMA courtyard: growing up in NYC and the people he grew up with; meeting the Erteguns; writing for Billboard; the early days at Atlantic and working with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and more...

File format: mp3; file size: 46.7mb, interview length: 48' 38" sound quality: ***


Jerry Wexler: Aretha, She's Just Unbelievable

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, January 1971

JERRY WEXLER is without doubt, one of the great producers who revolutionised Rhythm and Blues music in the 50's and 60's. ...

Jerry Wexler: Crossing The Divide

Profile and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Independent on Sunday, 30 May 1993

GET JERRY WEXLER started on the big bands of the Thirties and Forties and you'll never hear the back of it. Most ageing music moguls ...

The Hit Factory: New York's Brill Building

Retrospective and Interview by David Kamp, Vanity Fair, November 2001

AUTHOR'S NOTE: I spent much of 2001 interviewing the songwriters, machers, and artists of the Brill Building era for this oral history. It was the ...

Remembering Jerry Wexler…

Comment by David Nathan, Stax 50th Online Blog, 1 September 2008

I'M NOT sure the first time I saw Gerald Wexler's name on an album. ...

Appreciating Jerry Wexler, the Supreme Atlantic Record Man

Memoir by John Broven, Now Dig This, October 2008

AS SOON AS Jerry Wexler's death was announced on August 15, 2008, daily newspapers and rock magazines had their already-written obituaries ready to go in ...


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