President of Atlantic Records in its heyday, he signed both Genesis and Abba and stewarded the success of Zeppelin, AC/DC and so many more. Ahmet rarely came into the office, he was out signing acts like the Rolling Stones. And Jerry Wexler was busy in the studio. Greenberg was hired to be in the office, to make the trains run on time and more!
Jerry’s from New Haven, started playing in bands, became a local promotion man and when he had to move on he got his father, a jewelry salesman, his old job! And the company liked his father better!
After Atlantic Jerry worked with Michael Jackson and so many more.
You’re gonna enjoy these stories from the trenches!
Jerry Greenberg on playing with Led Zeppelin at Madison Square Garden:
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