Jerry Wexler, record producer, Aug. 15

Music IndustryRay CharlesBob DylanAretha FranklinWillie Nelson
Legendary record producer Jerry Wexler, who helped shape R&B music with influential recordings of Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles and other greats, and later made key recordings with the likes of Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson, died of congenital heart disease on Aug. 15. Wexler also helped build one... AP/DP