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  • Wex on Wax: Twenty Essential Jerry Wexler Productions

    Wex on Wax: Twenty Essential Jerry Wexler Productions | ARTICLE

    1. Professor Longhair, "Tipitina" (1953) Wexler met Professor Longhair — the father of New Orleans funk — on his first Atlantic road trip. He was surprised to find the piano man light on material, so he asked...

    August 15, 2008 8:28 AM ET
  • Jerry Wexler: The Man Who Invented Rhythm & Blues

    Jerry Wexler: The Man Who Invented Rhythm & Blues | ARTICLE

    • Wex on Wax: Listen to a Playlist of 20 Essential Jerry Wexler Productions Jerry Wexler, the legendary record man, music producer and ageless hipster, died at 3:45 a.m. today at the age of 91....

    August 15, 2008 7:00 AM ET
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