Ahmet Ertegun

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Library Of Congress To Preserve Legendary Musician Interview Tapes

Bo Diddley talking about his own demise. David Bowie taunting Mick Jagger for being too “conservative.” Les Paul musing about his invention of his namesake guitar. Those are just some of the topics discussed in a treasure trove of interviews being donated to the Library of Congress.

06/19/2012

Ahmet Ertegun and Mick Jagger (Courtesy of Jean Pigozzi)

“The Last Sultan” Profiles Atlantic Records Founder Ahmet Ertegun – Vintage Photos

Founded in 1947 by Turkish-American brothers Nesuhi and Ahmet Ertegun, Atlantic Records was one of the pioneering labels in R&B, jazz, and later, rock ‘n roll. Artists the label signed and/or recorded over the years […]

11/08/2011