Category Archives: Tales of a Press Officer

A Personal History of the British Record Industry 68 – Rodney Burbeck.

All the fine people I interviewed in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s were names I knew, often respected and they certainly played an important part in the history of the British music business. Some I had worked with and/or … Continue reading

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James Brown at The Rainbow-March 1973

No idea where this photo was taken, but I’ve just been typing this James Brown single into my next auction and it brings back my two James Brown memories. First dates from 1966 when James appeared at Brixton Granada as … Continue reading

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The Osmonds – final tour & 40 years on Pt.4

Now who is this strangely hairy, strangely thin, tank-topped young man with Mr Donald Clark Osmond? Why is he showing him a door mat with ‘JAY’ woven into it and what are Rory Gallagher and The New Seekers doing in … Continue reading

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