The Last Sultan: The Life and Times of Ahmet Ertegun

The Last Sultan: The Life and Times of Ahmet Ertegun


The definitive biography of Ahmet Ertegun—founder of Atlantic files, the fellow at the back of stars from Ray Charles to the Rolling Stones—“mesmerizing, wonderful, informative.”*

Brilliant, cultured, brash, and irreverent, Ahmet Ertegun used to be a legend within the song international. Blessed with nice style and sharp enterprise acumen, he based Atlantic documents and taken rock ’n’ roll into the mainstream. He speedy turned as popular for his amazing experience of fashion and nonstop A-list social lifestyles as for his pioneering paintings within the studio.

Ertegun stumbled on, signed, or recorded a few of the maximum musical artists of all time, between them Ruth Brown; Ray Charles; Bobby Darin; Sonny and Cher; Eric Clapton; Buffalo Springfield; Crosby, Stills, Nash & younger; Led Zeppelin; and the Rolling Stones.

Ertegun lived grandly yet used to be by no means happier than while he came upon himself in a few down-and-out joint hearing track past due at evening. As colourful and compelling as its topic, The final Sultan is the attention-grabbing tale of a guy who constantly lived by means of his personal principles.

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