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The last sultan : the life and times of Ahmet Ertegun

Author: Robert Greenfield
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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As the founder and head of Atlantic Records, Ahmet Ertegun signed and/or recorded many of the greatest musical artists of all time, from Ray Charles to Kid Rock. Working alongside his older brother, Nesuhi, one of the preeminent jazz producers of all time, and the legendary Jerry Wexler, Ertegun transformed Atlantic Records from a small independent record label into a hugely profitable multinational corporation. In  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: Ahmet M Ertegun; Ahmet M Ertegun; Ahmet M Ertegun; Ahmet M Ertegun
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Greenfield
ISBN: 9781416558385 1416558381 9781439198629 1439198624
OCLC Number: 646112744
Description: xix, 431 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A day of tribute in New York --
Coming to America --
The nation's capital --
Making records --
The house that Ruth built --
Mess around --
Shake, rattle, and roll --
Brothers in arms --
Splish splash --
Love and marriage --
The Oak Room --
I got you Babe --
Hey, what's that sound --
Selling out --
Helplessly hoping --
Romancing the Stones --
The boy wonder --
The years with Ross --
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame --
Clash of the titans --
Bawitdaba in Bodrum --
"The encore was heaven."
Responsibility: Robert Greenfield.

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From one of the greatest chroniclers of the rock music scene comes the definitive biography of the last sultan of the record business: Ahmet Ertegun, founder of Atlantic Records and the man behind  Read more...

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