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Genesis’ Path to Success: Atlantic President Tells How

Before he became Atlantic Records’ President, Jerry Greenberg said: “I never heard one note of their music. But just from what I read in the English papers about them, I thought: ‘I’ve gotta have this group.’”

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Only 1 Album Can Be the Best-Selling Rock LP of All-Time

Six weeks after burying their lead singer, AC/DC had a new frontman and a staggering task: script a suitably epic album to turn tragedy into triumph

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How Led Zeppelin Were Convinced to Release ‘Whole Lotta Love’ as a Single

When the song started taking off at FM radio, Atlantic’s Jerry Greenberg made an edit for AM radio. They put it out “and the record explodes…”

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Abba’s U.S. Success: The Inside Story

After winning the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 with “Waterloo,” Atlantic Records president Jerry Greenberg signed them for the US. Then “Dancing Queen” happened

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