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July 31, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen

July 31: The late Ahmet Ertegun founder and president of Atlantic Records was born in 1923

“Few people have had a bigger impact on the record industry than Ahmet, and no one loved American music more than he did.” – David Geffen Ahmet Ertegün ( July 31, 1923 – December 14, 2006) was a Turkish American musician and businessman, best known as … Continue reading

July 30, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen

July 30: Sam Phillips died 11 years ago in 2003

Samuel Cornelius Phillips (January 5, 1923 – July 30, 2003), better known as Sam Phillips, was an American businessman, record executive, record producer and DJ who played an important role in the emergence of rock and roll as the major form of popular music in the 1950s. He was a … Continue reading

July 28, 2014
by Egil

July 28 in music history

July 28: The late Mike Bloomfield was born in 1943 71 years ago (read more) Michael Bloomfield was one of America’s first great white blues guitarists, earning his reputation on the strength of his work in the Paul Butterfield Blues … Continue reading

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