Jerry Wexler, producer, label exec
Producer ~ A&R ~ Label exec
birth name: Gerald Wexler

Jerry Wexler

January 17, 1917, New York, NY ~ August 15, 2008, Sarasota, FL

Wexler was much more than a top executive - he was a national tastemaker and a prophet of roots and rhythm. The impact of his deeds matched his larger-than-life personality. ~ Rolling Stone: Jerry Wexler Obituary ~ August 15, 2008 © Rolling Stone

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January 17, 2009 ~ Billboard Hot 100 ~ #3 (3) T.I. featuring Rihanna, Live Your Life ~ #2 (1) Beyoncé, Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) ~ #1 (2) Lady Gaga featuring Colby O'Donis, Just Dance

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Jerry Wexler ~ Awarded a Songwriters Hall Of Fame Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987.

As a Producer or co-producer

As a Writer or co-writer



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