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A Personal History of the British Record Business 48 – Jeffrey Kruger 5.

The usual delay but here we go with the next instalment of one of the British music business’s key 1960’s entrepreneurs. Jeff has formed Ember Records initially as a British offshoot of the American company and used EMI to licence … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Record Business 8 – Gerry Bron 4 and finale

We left Gerry trying and failing to interest Chrysalis Records’ co-owner Terry Ellis in signing Motorhead. So, next I asked him about starting a record label. We were with Philips, and Philips had a distribution problem. Island had duel distribution, … Continue reading

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