Jerry Wexler

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Jerry Wexler
Born January 10, 1917(1917-01-10)
United States New York, New York, United States
Died August 15, 2008(2008-08-15) (aged 91)
United States Siesta Key, Florida, United States
Occupation Music producer

Gerald "Jerry" Wexler (January 10, 1917August 15, 2008) was a music journalist who became a music producer, and was thought of as an important name in his field from the 1950s through the 1980s. He came up with the term "Rhythm & Blues", and was important in working with big people in music of the last 50 years, such Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Led Zeppelin, Wilson Pickett, Dusty Springfield, and Bob Dylan. Wexler became part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.

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