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Sunday, August 17

Jerry Wexler = Rhythm & Blues

A Celebration of LIFE and Music

Jerry Wexler
1917 - 2008

From the RollingStone


Read Red Kelly at The "B" Side He had a wonderful post dedicated to Wexler for his 90th birthday last year.

Star Maker Machine has some great tunes and some Wexler history also

So many great hits.

Such a great life............

Sam & Dave Hold On I'm Coming

The 1966 Stax-Volt European Tour contains performance footage of the first major multi city tour of America's R&B superstars.

Superb performances by Sam & Dave and Otis Redding hypnotized the European kids again opening up new audiences for them and propelling them to stardom.Features Booker T. and the MG's and The Mar-Keys.

Booker T. (from 2003) - Green Onions -(from 'Soul Comes Home')

Aretha - Chain of Fools

Doug Sahm - Sir Douglas Quintet - SHE'S ABOUT A MOVER
(In 1973, Jerry Wexler of Atlantic Records bought Sahm's contract from Mercury and produced Doug Sahm And Band, a "supergroup" album featuring Bob Dylan, ..........)

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