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Whatd I Say: The Atlantic History of Music Ahmet Ertegun

Whatd I Say: The Atlantic History of Music

Ahmet Ertegun

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ISBN : 9781556708602
Hardcover
384 pages
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Ahmet Ertegun created Atlantic Records in 1948. By the early 1950s hed signed John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, and Ray Charles. By 1960 Atlantic dominated the music world, a position it maintained in the rock industry for the next three decades.-- ForMoreAhmet Ertegun created Atlantic Records in 1948. By the early 1950s hed signed John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, and Ray Charles. By 1960 Atlantic dominated the music world, a position it maintained in the rock industry for the next three decades.-- For the first time ever, Ahmet Ertegun discusses his life in music and the people whose lives he changed. He reveals how he discovered and nurtured these great musicians.-- A team of the worlds finest rock journalists contribute essays on each era of rock and roll, from the early days of the 1960s, to the mega groups of the 70s, Punk, and the modern era from Country to the Lemonheads and jewel.-- Included are interviews with Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Robert Plant, Pete Townsend, Eric Clapton, Phil Spector, Jewel, Tori Amos, Cher, Booker T, Steven Stills, Graham Nash, Neil Young, Young Rascals, Maurice Gibb, Dr. John, Yes, Chic, Manhattan Transfer, Sister Sledge, Genesis, Phil Collins, Blues Brothers, Stevie Nicks, Mick Jones, Julian Lennon, and many more.-- Lavishly illustrated with over 1,000 full-color and black and white photographs, many never before seen.