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The Soul in the Machine: Whatever Happened to Atlantic Records?

Barney Hoskyns, What'd I Say, 2001

"UNFORTUNATELY, we’re running a big business here now," Ahmet Ertegun confessed to author Gerri Hirshey in 1982. "And it sort of ... well, it drives you away from the kind of music you like, which, you know, is not gonna sell very much but should be recorded just for the musical value of it."

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