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Art Rupe is a pioneering music industry executive and record producer. He launched Specialty Records, noted for its rhythm and blues, blues, gospel, and early rock and roll music recordings, in Los Angeles in 1946. Billy Vera is a singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and music historian who wrote and recorded “At This Moment,” which was a #1 hit in 1987. He won a 2013 Grammy award for his notes for the Ray Charles Box set, Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles, and he has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Vera’s other books include his memoir, Harlem to Hollywood; Vintage Neon: Los Angeles, 1979; and his forthcoming novel, A Dollop of Toothpaste.
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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ BMG Books; None edition (November 5, 2019)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 177 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1947026364
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1947026360
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 11 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 7 x 0.6 x 7 inches
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