recordings for Atlantic (and Stax) exerted a major influence on the history of popular music and he made more hits than George Martin and Phil Spector combined." (wiki). In the other book we just finished - Hound Dog - about Leiber & Stoller - we also read here much about Ahmet's brother - Nesuhi. The boko explains the myriad corporate M&A deals (Stax, Warner 7 Arts, etc.), Ahmet's pursuit of the Stones. And that takes me to almost the end - am just a chapter or two from finishing it. Then - my next book is the about the great disco band Chic, by founder Nile Rodgers.