Runaway Dinosaur

For the love of the music…..

R.I.P. Jerry Wexler (January 10, 1917 – August 15, 2008)

Posted by jhochstat on August 16, 2008

Thank you for the following:

Coining the phrase Rhythm & Blues

Producing Ray Charles’ 1954 recording session of “I Got a Woman.” (His breakout hit)

Producing Aretha Franklin’s Lady Soul LP

Producing Dusty Springield’s Dusty in Memphis LP

Producing Donny Hathaway’s Donny Hathaway LP

Your work with Muscle Shoals

and countless other accomplishments….

Your contributions to the world of popular music will be felt for many generations to come. The world is a happier place when people listen to the music you produced.

R.I.P Jerry!

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