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Lou Adler

Induction category: Ahmet Ertegun Award for Lifetime Achievement


Lou Adler (record executive and producer; born December 13, 1933) Lou Adler has had a long and successful career that has extended from the music business to the film industry. He founded two record labels, Dunhill Records and Ode Records, and he managed several artists, including Jan and Dean, Carole King and the Mamas and the Papas. He produced The Rocky Horror Picture Show and the Cheech and Chong films, and has also been a songwriter and record producer. Lou Adler was born on December 13, 1933, in Chicago. He was then raised in the Boyle Heights district of East ...

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