A&R man worked with Tina Turner
Bob Seger, Steve Miller, Bob Welch, the Motels and Sammy Hagar (whom he later managed). In 1983, he served as A&R exec on Tina Turner’s Capitol album “Private Dancer,” which went on to revitalize the singer’s career, collect several Grammys and sell an estimated 20 million copies. Carter later worked at A&M, Atlantic, Chrysalis and Island Records, nurturing the careers of acts as diverse as Tonio K., David + David, Tori Amos, Melissa Etheridge, Paula Cole and the Eels. He is survived by his wife, Christy, and a daughter.