Jerry Wexler was the legendary Atlantic Records executive who helped to put Aretha Frankin and Wilson Pickett - and Memphis and Muscle Shoals - on the '60s soul map. His autobiography Rhythm and the Blues, was co-written with David Ritz.
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Comment by Jerry Wexler, Record Mirror, 21 August 1965
by JERRY WEXLER, Manager of Atlantic Records ...
Overview by Jerry Wexler, Billboard, December 1969
AT DRUMMER Sammy Creasons Halloween party in Memphis, his new boss, singer Tony Joe White, holds his breath to close his pores, removes a black ...
Profile by Jerry Wexler, Fusion (advertisement), 25 June 1971
A FEW WEEKS ago, the superb composer-singer Carole King picked up eight copies of Donny's first LP (Everything Is Everything, produced by himself) and distributed ...
Interview by Jerry Wexler, Rock's Backpages audio, 1972
Kick back around the piano and let Dr. John and Jerry Wexler take you back to the R&B glory days of New Orleans: 'Fess, Guitar Slim and many more. (And be patient; Wexler becomes audible after a few minutes!)
File format: mp3; file size: 27.3mb; Interview length: 29' 50"; sound quality: ****
Memoir by Jerry Wexler, Rolling Stone, 20 July 1972
(Jerry Wexler is Executive Vice-President at Atlantic Records, the most significant of the early independent labels that recorded R&B. He and Ahmet Ertegun produced the ...
Obituary by Jerry Wexler, Rolling Stone, 24 April 1975
LOS ANGELES — Aaron "T-Bone" Walker died of bronchial pneumonia March 16th at the Vernon Convalescent Hospital. The 64-year-old Texas blues guitarist, famous for standards ...
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