Jerry Wexler

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Mix nuts

Pop music has a history of great production teams.
An interview with breakout roots-music production stars the Tremolo Twins
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  September 23, 2008

The Big Hurt: Deepest sympathies

One writer to another, I offer Mr. Portnow some freebies he can use to wrap up his next few releases.
Our heartfelt condolences to Usher, Sammy Hagar, Courtney Love, and the Verve
By DAVID THORPE  |  September 08, 2008

All You Need is Love

Never less than fascinating and informative, although the narration tends toward the droll (it’s British, remember).
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  July 01, 2008

Heart of the matter

Even among the oddballs of the music business, Doc Pomus was unusual.
Doc Pomus’s blues
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  April 03, 2007

R.I.P., Godfather of Soul

Regular readers of the Cool, Cool World obviously recognize the musical genius of James Brown.
James Brown stood his ground against Cianci
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  December 27, 2006