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Herb Abramson

Plant Abramson was the 1st chief executive of pioneering jazz/R&B/pop label Atlantic Information. Created November 16, 1920, in Brooklyn, NY, Abramson, who was simply a blues, jazz. and gospel music fanatic, began collecting information in his teenagers. Achieving fellow jazz record enthusiasts brothers Ahmet and Nesuhi Ertegun in Washington, D.C., …

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Mickey Rooney

b. Joseph Yule Jnr., 23 Sept 1920, Brooklyn, NY, USA, d. 6 Apr 2014, North Hollywood, LA, California, USA. A five foot three-high pack of dynamite – an professional, vocalist, comedian, dancer, songwriter – and far else. The boy of vaudevillian parents, Rooney produced his stage debut when he was …

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