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The House that Herb and Jerry Built: A&M Records

Barney Hoskyns, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, March 2006

THE HISTORY of American pop music is filled with great partnerships. Most of them, from Rodgers & Hart to Jam & Lewis, are songwriting teams working under pressure to create hits for the stars of the day. But occasionally fate brings together two men who create and build a record company with the same love and dedication that goes into the greatest songs.

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