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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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Life in the Midnight Hour: The Legacy of Wilson Pickett

on November 6, 2014 - 2:30pm

Wilson Pickett is a major figure in American soul music. With hits like “In the Midnight Hour” and “Land of 1,000 Dances”, Pickett’s place is well-established among R&B’s long list of classic hitmakers.

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Dr. John & The Spirit Of The Bayou

on August 5, 2014 - 6:02pm

Malcolm John Rebennack, Jr. came to prominence under the moniker “Dr. John, the Night Tripper,” in the 1960s. His brand of music infused New Orleans inspired funk, jazz, blues, psychedelic rock and rhythm and blues.

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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 Record Man: Ahmet Ertegun, Founder of Atlantic Records

on January 16, 2014 - 12:12pm

Ahmet Ertegun dedicated his life to supporting and promoting the artists who made the music that he loved.

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