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Ertegun, Ahmet M.

Overview
Works: 110 works in 172 publications in 3 languages and 5,100 library holdings
Genres: Blues (Music)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Rhythm and blues music  Biography  Music videos  Blues-rock music  Soul music  Jazz  Popular music 
Roles: Commentator, Author, Lyricist, Composer, Musician, Compiler, Interviewee, Arranger
Classifications: M1630.18.S748, 782.42164
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Most widely held works by Ahmet M Ertegun
Greatest hits 1974-78 by Steve Miller Band( Recording )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the Steve Miller Band's biggest hits from the mid-1970s
The birth of soul : the complete Atlantic rhythm & blues recordings, 1952-1959 by Ray Charles( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What'd I say?" : the Atlantic story : 50 years of music by Ahmet M Ertegun( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Ertegun founded Atlantic Records in 1947 with $10,000 borrowed from his dentist, the 24-year-old native of Turkey was living in segregated America, which did not realize the beauty of its own cacophony. Spanning six decades, this coffee-table history goes a little deeper than most. Ertegun's anecdotes are intermingled with those of his business associates and recording artists. Atlantic's roster includes Ray Charles, Clyde McPhatter, the Drifters, Big Joe Turner, John Coltrane, Sarah Vaughan, Mabel Mercer, Bobby Darin, Wilson Pickett, Aretha Franklin, Sam and Dave, Dusty Springfield, Led Zeppelin, Tori Amos and so on. There are nine essays by some of the most respected music journalists. Each nicely crystallizes the label's enormous contributions to R&B, jazz, rock 'n' roll, pop and soul."--BOOK JACKET
Tom Dowd & the language of music by Tom Dowd( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and work of music producer/recording engineer Tom Dowd. Featuring music and appearances by Les Paul, Eric Clapton, John Coltrane, Ray Charles, Otis Redding, Ornette Coleman and other musical luminaries
Atlantic Records : the house that Ahmet built by Susan Steinberg( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the career of Atlantic Records co-founder, Ahmet Ertegun, and examines Atlantic Records' impact on the evolution of popular music while offering an insider's look at the recording industry from its infancy to today. Features rare clips, performances, and studios sessions of Atlantic recording artists
The best of Ray Charles : the Atlantic years by Ray Charles( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve Miller Band : the best of 1968-1973 by Steve Miller Band( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once in a lifetime : the extraordinary story of the New York Cosmos by Danielle Steel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of the New York Cosmos, America's first great soccer team, and its larger-than-life superstar, Pelé. The Cosmos kicked off America's first love affair with the world's most popular sport in the 1970s
Blues blues blues by Jimmy Rogers All-Stars( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soul on fire : the best of LaVern Baker by LaVern Baker( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Ray Charles by Ray Charles( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These early Charles recordings come from his first L.A. sessions for the Swingtime label in 1949 and 1950, and they present a still-developing artist who was already full of both power and finesse. Presented here mostly in a small-group setting, backed by guitar and bass. Just a few years earlier, Charles had been concentrating on a more mannered, Nat "King" Cole style, but by this time, he was fully immersed in R & B. The slow, yearning "Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand" has what may be the only example of blues celeste. On "A Sentimental Blues," the vocal influence of Cole is still apparent, with Charles seeming to be in a transitional phase between pop and blues. However, blues definitely rules the day on these sessions, from "How Long Blues to "Sittin' On Top of the World." Brother Ray's soulful piano work and emotive vocals are showcased to fine effect throughout. THE GREAT Ray Charles ultimately paints a picture of an artist in transition, but still immediately captivating, whatever the style might be
Blues + jazz by Ray Charles( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet siwteen bars ; Undecided ; Rockhouse : parts I & II ; X-ray blues ; Love on my mind ; Fathead ; Bill for Bennie ; Hard times ; Willow weep for me ; The spirit-feel
Atlantic blues( Recording )

2 editions published in 1986 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aretha's greatest hits by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Erteguns' New York : New York cabaret music( Recording )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlantic blues( Recording )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago piano by Jimmy Yancey( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlantic blues( Recording )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That's all by Bobby Darin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aretha live at Fillmore West by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

3 editions published in 1971 in Undetermined and English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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"What'd I say?" : the Atlantic story : 50 years of music
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Alternative Names

controlled identityNugetre

Ahmet Ertegün

Ahmet Ertegün Amerikaans muziekproducent (1923-2006)

Ahmet Ertegun Compositor americano-turco

Ahmet Ertegün empresário e produtor musical turco

Ahmet Ertegün produttore discografico turco

Ahmet Ertegün turecko-amerykański przedsiębiorca, autor piosenek, filantrop, założyciel wytwórni Atlantic Records

Ahmet Ertegün türkisch-US-amerikanischer Musikproduzent und Gründer von Atlantic Records

Ahmet "Nuggy" Ertegün

Ahmets Ertegins

Ertegun, Ahmet

Ertegün, Ahmet 1923-2006

Jesmet

Nugetre, A. 1923-2006

Nugetre Ahmet 1923-2006

Nuggy 1923-2006

Ахмет Ертегюн

Ахмет Ертеюн

Эртегюн, Ахмет

אהמט ארטגון

احمد ارتگان

아흐메트 에르테군 터키계 미국인 송라이터

アーティガン, アーメット

アーメット・アーティガン

艾哈迈德·艾特根

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