Origin and Etymology of ar
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Origin and Etymology of -ar
Definition of A&R
- From his '90s gig as host of MTV's alt-rock show “120 Minutes” to stints in A&R for Columbia Records and deejaying on WRXP …
- —Chris Erikson, New York Post, 6 Feb. 2012
- Allen was an A&R man for this record company, Minit Records, in those days and he was still recording people like Ernie K-Doe and Irma Thomas.
- —Aaron Neville, quoted in Billboard, 6 Nov. 2010
- In the old days, artists worked in as many venues as they could to get noticed, usually by a manager with connections to an A and R rep who would get them the attention of a record label.
- —Robin Harvey, Kingston Whig-Standard (Ontario), 22 Aug. 2009
- the A&R department of a record label
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Origin and Etymology of a&r
First Known Use: 1948See Words from the same year
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