Sad news from Bob Corritore in regards to the great Jerry Wexler
August 15, 2008
- RIP Jerry Wexler 1/10/1917-8/15/2008: This just in from the San Francisco Chronicle: legendary record producer Jerry Wexler passed away today at the age of 91. Jerry's time at Atlantic Records included working with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Ruth Brown, and others, and invented the term "Rhythm And Blues". To read the entire San Francisco Chronicle obituary, click here. Thank you, Jerry, for your lifelong contributions to R&B, and to the entire music industry.