Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages

Young Turk Who Got The Blues: Ahmet Ertegun & The 50th Anniversary Of Atlantic

James Maycock, Independent, The, July 1998

IN HUNDREDS of photographs, Ahmet Ertegun appears anonymously beside the famous. The celebrity might be a gaunt Phil Spector, Mick Jagger grinning widely or a blank Andy Warhol. But whoever he's with, Ahmet's disposition rarely changes. Dressed in a bespoke jacket and tie, his understated elegance & air of sophistication offsets the flamboyant taste & decadent poise of those he accompanies.

Total word count of piece: 1607

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.

Login


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: