Ex-Atlantic Records Pres. Jerry Greenberg Subject Of New Documentary
December 29, 2014 at 10:29 AM (PT)
A new documentary on legendary former ATLANTIC RECORDS Pres. JERRY GREENBERG has been completed, the NY POST reports. GREENBERG was the youngest head of a major label when he was named President at 32 in 1974, rising from his position as an assistant for AHMET ERTEGUN.
The finished film is currently being shopped to cable and TV outlets. It features interviews with, among others, former ELVIS PRESLEY promoter JERRY WEINTRAUB, FOREIGNER's LOU GRAMM and songwriter/producer RODNEY JERKINS, who worked with MICHAEL JACKSON. GREENBERG also headed JACKSON's MJJ MUSIC from 1993-2000.
During a career which spanned stints at MGM/UNITED ARTISTS, ATCO, WTG (with WALTER YETNIKOFF and TOMMY MOTOLLA) and MIRAGE (with brother BOB GREENBERG), JERRY signed acts from ABBA, THE BLUES BROTHERS and CHIC to GENESIS, MOTORHEAD and ROXY MUSIC and worked with AC/DC, THE ROLLING STONES, LED ZEPPELIN and ARETHA FRANKLIN.
He launched the EDM label PEM RECORDS in 2013 with partners from IBIZA, SPAIN, a hotbed for electronic dance music.