Jac Holzman, Elektra Records Record executive Jac Holzman founded Elektra Records in 1950, initially focusing on recording folk and ethnic music. In 1964 he founded Nonesuch Records. In the 1960s he signed on some of the big pop and rock voices of the era like Bob Dylan, Judy Collins, Carly Simon, Jackson Browne and The Doors. He talks about working with The Doors. Holzman headed Elektra Records for 23 years.
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Jac Holzman, Elektra Records

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Jac Holzman, Elektra Records

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Record executive Jac Holzman founded Elektra Records in 1950, initially focusing on recording folk and ethnic music. In 1964 he founded Nonesuch Records. In the 1960s he signed on some of the big pop and rock voices of the era like Bob Dylan, Judy Collins, Carly Simon, Jackson Browne and The Doors. He talks about working with The Doors. Holzman headed Elektra Records for 23 years.