Monthly Archives: June 2006

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Rest In Peace Mr. Mardin: Arif Mardin, 1932-2006

Mister D: I just had to post today when I heard the news about Mr. Mardin’s death. The music he helped to create is so much a part of me that it’s almost like losing something of myself. It’s a sad day, but he left us all a beautiful gift…some of the most divine music we have ever heard.

June 27, 2006
Arif Mardin, Music Producer for Pop Notables, Dies at 74
By STEPHEN HOLDEN

Arif Mardin, the Turkish-American record producer who was one of the most successful and artistically significant behind-the-scenes figures in popular music in the last half-century, died on Sunday at his home in New York City. He was 74. Read More

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