Monthly Archives: March 2015

A Personal History of the British Music Business Pt.15 – Colin Burn 7 and conclusion!

We left Tony Hall with Joan Collins and Colin with a girl called Vicky, so time to get back on track! The other thing that’s changed is the money it costs to make a record. In those days if a … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Music Business Pt. 14 – Colin Burn 6

Colin Burn (right) with Gilbert O’Sullivan and someone else! ( I am now reliably told the someone else is Jack Stewart Grayson and I’ll take an educated guess that he was the MAM label manager) Another major change in the … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Record Industry 13 – Colin Burn 5

These periodic delays in posting are down to one hobby interrupting another! One of my bi-monthly auctions finished a week ago and then it’s non-stop creating invoices, packing parcels etc. So no, haven’t ground to a halt again…yet! Good news … Continue reading

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A Personal history of the British Record Business 12 – Colin Burn 4

We left Colin being somewhat critical of Arthur Muxlow, his boss at the newly formed West One Entertainments, an agency formed by EMI to promote artists. He showed me an expenses form he’d kept since 1958 ‘ “Cliff Richard, artist, … Continue reading

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