Jerry Wexler was the legendary Atlantic Records executive who helped to put Aretha Frankin and Wilson Pickett - and Memphis and Muscle Shoals - on the '60s soul map. His autobiography Rhythm and the Blues, was co-written with David Ritz.
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Interview by Jerry Wexler, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1972
Kick back around the piano and let Dr. John and Jerry Wexler take you back to the R&B glory days of New Orleans: 'Fess, Guitar Slim and many more. (And be patient; Wexler becomes audible after a few minutes!)
File format: mp3; file size: 27.3mb; Interview length: 29' 50"; sound quality: ****
Overview by Jerry Wexler, Billboard, December 1969
AT DRUMMER Sammy Creasons Halloween party in Memphis, his new boss, singer Tony Joe White, holds his breath to close his pores, removes a black ...
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