20 January 2007

Ahmet Ertegun, Requiescat in Pace


For remembrances of the man behind the men and women who played most of the soundtrack to my life, see Elegance and Grit: Ahmet Ertegun, the music-business giant, remembered by those who loved him best.

In these days when giant corporations rule the popular music world, Ertegun stands alone as a role model on how to behave as a gentleman with great taste in our music -- and he had the power to do something about it.

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