Atlantic Records facts for kids
|Parent company||Warner Music Group|
|Distributing label||Atlantic Records Group
(In the US)
Warner Music International
(Outside of the US)
|Country of origin||United States|
Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is a major record label best known for its many recordings of rhythm & blues, rock and roll, and jazz. It was founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson. It earned a reputation as the most important independent label in the USA. 1967 it was bought by Warner Bros.-Seven Arts, now the Warner Music Group, and expanded into rock and pop music, signing Cream, Led Zeppelin, Yes and Foreigner.
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"Weird Al" Yankovic edits the Atlantic Records' Wikipedia page to read "YOU SUCK!" in the music video for the song "White & Nerdy"
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