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Alan Douglas, associated with Jimi Hendrix's later success, dies at 82
Alan Douglas, associated with Jimi Hendrix's later success, dies at 82

Alan Douglas, a record producer who worked with a panoply of rock and jazz legends but is most closely associated with the phenomenal posthumous success of Jimi Hendrix, has died at his home in Paris. He was 82. Douglas, who had been ill in recent months, died June 7 after complications from a fall, his daughter Kirby Veevers said. Douglas recorded luminaries such as Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Eric Dolphy and Muddy Waters, sometimes blending talents from disparate styles of music. Heading United Artists' jazz division in his mid-20s before establishing his own company, Douglas branched out into exuberantly radical books, promoting works by Timothy Leary and Lenny Bruce. Douglas...

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