Ahmet Ertegun Dead at 83
When Legends Gather #184


Sam Phillips and Ahmet Ertegun

My thanks to Gavin over at Testify for letting me know of Mr Ertegun's passing and recommending this excellent image.

BBC obituary.

4 comments:

huskermould said...

This fella always had class, and treated the artists the same way.. They don't make the like this anymore...Sam Phillips, I digress...

swac said...

Well, Ruth Brown would have begged to differ, but considering the musical legacy he brought to the forefront, I'm willing to cut the Ertegun brothers a little more slack than some other '50s record moguls.

Vanwall said...

The lesser of two evils, eh?

huskermould said...

Now that my stance has been blown to tiny bits, I offer the following :

step 1 : open mouth

step 2 : insert foot