Saturday, August 16, 2008

Jerry Wexler

Just a quick goodbye to Jerry Wexler. Along with Ahmet Ertegun, he helped build up the Atlantic label, and put out some of the greatest soul and R&B recordings of the 50s and 60s. Wexler, in fact, created the term "rhythm and blues" when working at Billboard. (When you think about it, not the greatest term, but better than what it replaced: "race records.")


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