The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum


Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss

Induction category: Lifetime Achievement

Biography

Inductees: Herb Alpert (born March 31, 1935), Jerry Moss (born May 8, 1935) Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss founded A&M Records, one of the most successful independent labels of the rock and roll era. Over the decades a number of independents changed music history - including Sun, Asylum, Chrysalis, Island, Stiff, I.R.S., Arista, Geffen and A&M. The last of these had one of the longest runs of all, functioning as an independent label from 1962 to 1989 and lasting ten more years, after Alpert and Moss sold it, under the corporate aegis of PolyGram and Universal. The company began in ...

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