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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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50 years ago in the Music Industry 11 – Disc & Music Echo, 1967-1972

Looking for articles with my by-line, I chanced upon this, written pretty much 50 years ago. I’d forgotten all about it, but then Bob Farmer – who has completely disappeared with no Google trace – wrote it, not me! Some … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Record Business 49 – Jeffrey Kruger 6.

Basically, we have now reached 1966, so we’ll end that last sentence in part 5 and move on! That’s how our label grew until in 1966, thanks to Len (Wood) again, I did a second rights deal with Capitol. Arising … Continue reading

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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 Industry 40; Brian Gibson Pt. 2 and conclusion.

We left Brian in the thick of his days at Decca Records where he was their press officer from 1966-1969 and was talking about the large studio staff on the payroll. This somewhat longer portion concludes my interview with him … 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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