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  Atlantic Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American record label that operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Warner Music Group.
Spark Records (the record label of Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller) was purchased in November 1955.
In 1960, Atlantic began a distribution relationship with a recording enterprise in Memphis, Tennessee which became Stax Records.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Atlantic_Records   (370 words)

  
 Atlantic Crossing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Atlantic Crossing is Rod Stewart's sixth album, released in 1975, and peaking at #9 on the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart.
Produced by Tom Dowd, the famous engineer and producer on records by so many of Rod's heroes during Dowd's time on staff at Atlantic Records, the album continued his approach as at Mercury, but with more polish, more of a deliberate commercial sheen.
Atlantic Crossing inaugurated the next phase of Stewart's career, that of a glamorous front-rank rock personality, a constant figure in various tabloids, underlining Stewart's appeal and star power.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Atlantic_Crossing   (413 words)

  
 Atlantic Records Story
The experience with these two records and several others led Ahmet and Jerry to reach the conclusion that it would be possible to expand their market from just the fl population, appealing to the young white population who were increasingly buying rhythm and blues based records.
Atlantic album covers were constructed of heavy white cardboard, were coated with glossy plastic to resist stains and dirt, had well written liner notes with recording information.
Atlantic was one of the first independents to record in stereo, using a portable stereo machine to record multitrack tapes at the same time the mono recordings were being made.
www.bsnpubs.com /atlantic/atlanticstory.html   (5860 words)

  
 Atlantic Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Atlantic was one of great independent labels that sprang up in the late Forties, challenging the primacy of the major labels of the time (RCA, Columbia and Decca) by discovering, developing and nurturing new talent.
Atlantic's more sophisticated and jazz orientated session men were unable to recreate the New Orleans Sound, but in the process created the "Atlantic Sound," which supported all the label's singers with, boogie based, sax-led band arrangements that were internal part of the song.
Atlantic Records was founded in September1947 in New York City and they incorporated in October 1947.
www.history-of-rock.com /atlantic_records.htm   (1420 words)

  
 Atlantic, VP Records sign major distribution deal - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
ATLANTIC Records and VP Records have announced a long-term "strategic partnership" which will see Atlantic, the legendary home of some of R&B's heavyweights, undertaking worldwide marketing, promotion and distribution on behalf of the New York-based VP Records, the top reggae dustributors.
The announcement, made yesterday in a press release from Atlantic Records, confirms the story carried in the Observer of October 3, in which we reported that both entities had signed such a deal and that high-riding dancehall artiste Sean Paul's forthcoming album Dutty Rock, would be the first set released under the new arrangement.
VP Records, established in 1979 as a retail store, is the largest independent label for new Jamaican music in the United States, and holds a predominant position in the influential hip-hop-flavoured dancehall niche.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /lifestyle/html/20021014T230000-0500_33677_OBS_ATLANTIC__VP_RECORDS_SIGN_MAJOR_DISTRIBUTION_DEAL_.asp   (839 words)

  
 Led Zeppelin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In November of 1970, Led Zeppelin's record label, Atlantic Records, released "Immigrant Song" as a single against the band's wishes (Atlantic had earlier released an edited version of "Whole Lotta Love" which cut the 5:34 song to 3:10).
The record label's logo, based on a painting called Evening: Fall of Day (1869) by William Rimmer, features a picture of Apollo (although it is often misinterpreted as a picture of Icarus, Lucifer, Satan, or Daedelus).
After a decade of recording and touring, Led Zeppelin was now considered obsolete in some quarters, as mainstream musical tastes had moved in favour of disco, and critical focus had turned to punk rock.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Led_Zeppelin   (5914 words)

  
 Atlantic Records at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Atlantic Records is a record label founded in 1947 by the Ertegun brothers.
Athough it began as an independent record company, it became a major player in the jazz and pop music business in the 1960s.
Records to a late-career triumph with Norah Jones, died Sunday in New York after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Atlantic_Records.html   (201 words)

  
 Recorded Music : the atlantic records group : wmg
For nearly six decades, Atlantic recordings have had a profound impact on the development of modern music, while entertaining and engaging listeners with songs that have rooted themselves in our collective consciousness.
Atlantic's rich history is distinguished by an array of legendary artists who broke new ground and set new musical standards, among them such icons as Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, John Coltrane and Led Zeppelin.
Today, Atlantic continues to be marked by musical diversity, embracing a spectrum of chart-topping performers who span the contemporary pop, rock, RandB, and hip-hop landscapes.
www.wmg.com /recordedmusic/?promo=23920003   (576 words)

  
 Oldies.com : Jazz Classics : Jazz On Atlantic Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Atlantic Records, originally a small independent label formed in 1947 by Ahmet Ertegan and Herb and Mariam Abramson, set the standard for Jazz and RandB albums from the 1950s through the 1970s.
Atlantic was a leader in indentifying the new musical styles developing in both the underground worlds of RandB and Jazz.
Collectables Records is pleased to present many of those treasured recordings, some seeing the light of day on CD for the first time, including many that have been out-of-print for several years.
www.oldies.com /promo/atlanticjazz.cfm?page=14   (254 words)

  
 Atlantic Records Story - Label Histories
Atlantic was also responsible for the distribution of Stax/Volt records and was therefore deeply influential in ensuring nationwide airplay for artists such as Otis Redding, Sam & Dave and Eddie Floyd.
It allowed Atlantic to consolidate as one of the major forces in contemporary music, but it was only a matter of time before one of the conglomerates came calling - the label linked up with Warner Bros in 1967 and over the years became completely assimilated into the Time Warners empire.
For a while though Atlantic was probably the most important and exciting producer of fl music there has ever been, headed up by people with business acumen coupled with vision and a real love for and commitment to the music they were generating and promoting.
www.rhythmandtheblues.org.uk /labels/atlantic.shtml   (866 words)

  
 CNN.com - Atlantic Records: A label with soul - August 31, 2001
"(Atlantic) has had an amazing ability to adapt with the changing times while keeping a standard of artistic excellence," says Kaye, known for his guitar work with the Patti Smith Group as well as his critical efforts.
Atlantic never abandoned jazz, though by the early '50s it had developed into a leading R&B label.
Atlantic has had its share of flops, and in a cutthroat industry, Ertegun and Wexler have been known to play hardball.
archives.cnn.com /2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/08/30/atlantic.records   (996 words)

  
 EPA Mid-Atlantic EMS - Records Management
Records are essential to record the performance of the EMS.
Where necessary, unique record keeping or retention requirements shall be specified for the records identified in the Management Plans, Work Plans, Operational Controls or EMS Procedures.
Records are kept as close to where they are generated as is feasible and practical.
www.epa.gov /region03/ems/facility/p-records.htm   (237 words)

  
 Baby Cham signs with Atlantic Records - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
The first track he recorded for Kelly's Mad House label, was the 1995 effort The Mass on the Stink rhythm.
Among the VP Records acts who have benefited so far from the Atlantic deal are Buju Banton, Elephant Man, Sean Paul and Wayne Wonder.
Atlantic'' first major assignment with Cham will be the North American release of his recent hit Vitamin S. According to Cham, the song is being added to major US radio station play lists, and a music video is in the pipeline.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /lifestyle/html/20040127T220000-0500_54972_OBS_BABY_CHAM_SIGNS_WITH_ATLANTIC_RECORDS.asp   (552 words)

  
 Honolulu Star-Bulletin Local News
Atlantic plans to launch Reichel on a tour that will include appearances at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles and Carnegie Hall in New York.
Linkner said Atlantic officials have come to realize that Reichel's spiritual focus is on Maui where he lives and that he must return there to keep it.
Atlantic plans a national launch of Reichel's best-selling "Kawaipunahele" and "Lei Hali'a" albums March 25.
starbulletin.com /97/03/10/news/story1.html   (721 words)

  
 Music Feature | Atlantic Records Signs Worldwide Deal with Dancehall Reggae Leader, VP Records
Atlantic Records and VP Records have announced a long-term strategic partnership that brings VP’s vast resources in contemporary reggae and dancehall music to the major label marketing, promotion, and worldwide distribution of Atlantic.
VP Records, established in 1979 as a retail store, is the largest independent label for new Jamaican music in the United States, and holds a predominant position in the influential hip-hop-flavored dancehall niche.
Atlantic immediately assumes responsibility for the international marketing of the upcoming album by Sean Paul, Dutty Rock, scheduled for release on November 12.
www.jahworks.org /music/features/atlantic_records.html   (646 words)

  
 PRESS RELEASE Tego Calderón Signs Global Deal With Atlantic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The announcement was made today by Atlantic Co-Chairman/COO Craig Kallman, who commented: "With the continuing creative and commercial explosion of new Latin music in the U.S., I am thrilled that one of its signature artists, the brilliant Tego Calderón, has joined the Atlantic family.
The reggaetón and Latin hip-hop movements are rapidly merging into the mainstream of American music and media, and Tego's innovative style, street credibility, and charismatic presence have already made him a cultural icon, placing him at the leading edge of the vibrant new urban-driven Latin scene.
Atlantic is committed to the aggressive development of Latin artists, nurturing their music and broadening their reach into the global mainstream.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=88489   (868 words)

  
 Atlantic/Stax records
Atlantic also released the STAX label in the UK until it came out in its own right in the mid sixties.
But it was in the sixties that the Atlantic label took off in England and, although the early part of the decade was made up of releases that were more of a rock and roll flavour, by 64 The Mods had discovered the label that by now was heading more into soul.
I doubt if there is an old mod out there who has not got an ATLANTIC record in their top ten records and the label was a main factor in getting people onto the dance floor.
www.thy16.fsnet.co.uk /MODS/atlanstax.html   (259 words)

  
 Current State Record Fish
A side view photograph of the catch must accompany the entry and the actual tackle used must be exhibited to the agent of the citation center.
Positive identification of the species of fish is mandatory for consideration of State Record applications.
Benchmark for establishing this record is 25 pounds.
www.dnr.state.md.us /fisheries/fishingreport/record.html   (332 words)

  
 Atlantic Brass Says Fat Joe Still on Board
Co-Chairman/COO of Atlantic Records group Craig Kallman recently issued a statement thwarting rumors that thirteen year industry veteran Fat Joe is leaving Atlantic Records.
He was a college representative for CBS Records while at Brown University and promoted for Factory Records after graduation.
He was named Co-President of Atlantic Records in January 2002, the same year Sean Paul sold five million copies of Dutty Rock and was nominated for a Grammy.
www.nobodysmiling.com /hiphop/news/85904.php   (1700 words)

  
 Warner Music Group Announces Management Structure For The Atlantic Records Group
At the same time, Atlantic's President, Craig Kallman, has been named Co-Chairman and COO of The Atlantic Records Group, and Julie Greenwald, formerly President of Island Records, has been named President, reporting to Flom and Kallman.
With the benefit of Julie's enthusiasm and experience, we promise to deliver great artists and great records, marketed and promoted by the best team in the business." Said Kallman: "I'm very excited to be part of the team which has been charged with the mission of leading this company into the future.
The histories of Atlantic and Elektra are sources of incredible inspiration, legacies of amazing music from groundbreaking artists who have reflected and shaped our contemporary culture.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/03-31-2004/0002138798&EDATE   (1451 words)

  
 Atlantic Records St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture - Find Articles
Founded in 1947 by Herb Abrahamson and Ahmet Ertegun,; Atlantic Records went on to become one of the most successful independent record companies in the history of music by challenging the economic dominance and musical hegemony of the major record labels in the 1950s.
Ertegun and Abrahamson were music lovers who wanted to record the blues and gospel music that was ignored by the major labels.
Atlantic signed many rhythm and blues artists (such as Big Joe Turner) who made important contributions to what was later called rock 'n' roll.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_tov/ai_2419100070   (218 words)

  
 Open Public Records Act - Atlantic County Government
Exceptions to public accessibility are based on such principles as: a reasonable expectation of privacy by citizens regarding records in the possession of a public agency; public safety concerns; and the need to foster unrestrained discussion and consideration of issues inside public agencies.
If the holder of the record you are seeking believes that a formal request would be more appropriate, they may request that you file an Atlantic County Request for Government Records Form with the Custodian of Records for Atlantic County.
In order for the request to be covered by the Open Public Records Act, the Atlantic County Request for Government Records Form must be submitted to the Custodian in person, by mail, or by FAX at 609-343-2373.
www.aclink.org /law/mainpages/OPRA.asp   (505 words)

  
 Atlantic Records returns to top of music chart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For the first time in 25 years, Atlantic Records has the two top spots in this week’s Billboard ranking of the 200 most popular albums, helping to fuel a turnaround for the label.
This week, Atlantic ranks as the top label in the music industry according to SoundScan, with an 8.4% share of the market.
Virgin Records, which has one of the worst track records for putting out top-selling albums, recently debuted two top sellers, including Dem Franchize Boyz, which hit number five on the Billboard 200.
www.newyorkbusiness.com /news.cms?id=13190   (278 words)

  
 The Atlantic Records Story
They are Ahmet Ertegun and Jerry Wexler, the guiding forces behind Atlantic Records for its first three-plus decades.
Atlantic began as one of the wave of independent fl-music labels that appeared right after World War II.
She made a kind of pop blues that began Atlantic’s crossover appeal among whites.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/r&b_history/58109   (455 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Arts & Entertainment: Death Cab signs with Atlantic Records
Atlantic Records yesterday announced the signing of Death Cab to "a long-term, worldwide deal."
Barsuk will release a live Death Cab EP in the spring, and after that, Atlantic will release the band's recordings.
In an Atlantic news release, Death Cab guitarist/producer Chris Walla cited "Atlantic's willingness to support the way we do things in terms of marketing and creativity" as the reason for the move.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/artsentertainment/2002089470_death13.html   (168 words)

  
 TIME.com: Ahmet’s Atlantic: Baby, That Is Rock and Roll -- Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The song — along with another all-timer, "Spanish Harlem" — was recorded in King’s first solo session after leaving The Drifters, a group that had been at Atlantic, with many personnel permutations, from its inception as a support staff for singer Clyde McPhatter in 1953.
His records disclose an extraordinary assortment of slurs, glides, turns, shrieks, wails, breaks, shouts, screams and hollers, all wonderfully controlled, disciplined by inspired musicianship, and harnessed to ingenious subtleties of harmony, dynamics and rhythm...
As Leiber says in the "What’d I Say" book: "A lot of this had to do with being a white kid’s take on a fl person’s take on white society." And most of their songs were written for fl groups, on the regional fl labels, with little expectation of a crossover that didn’t yet exist.
www.time.com /time/sampler/article/0,8599,169995,00.html   (3002 words)

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