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Remembering Miriam Bienstock

on April 16, 2015 - 12:35pm

In the wake of her passing on March 21, 2015, we take pause to pay tribute to Miriam Bienstock, co-founder of Atlantic Records and key label executive from 1947-1964.

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Jerry Wexler, The Godfather of R&B

on January 22, 2014 - 11:32am

Jerry Wexler worked as a producer with some of the most influential and iconic artists in music history during his tenure at Atlantic.

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The Father of the Atlantic Sound

on December 4, 2013 - 2:51pm

Find out what the hit song “What’d I Say” by Ray Charles and the atomic bomb have in common...

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