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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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A Personal History of the British Record Business 7 – Gerry Bron (3)

We left Gerry at “Ha ha said the clown”, so my next question was about forming a record production company “I always wanted to make records. When Ron Goodwin recorded with George (Martin) and made all those instrumental albums I … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Record Business 6 – Gerry Bron (2)

How did the Marianne Faithfull link come about? I think she and Gene Pitney got very friendly – she was having problems with Andrew Loog Oldham – and she phoned us up one day in tears and said “I don’t … Continue reading

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