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A Personal History of the British Record Industry 71 – Tommy Loftus

  Now here’s a challenge before I even start transcribing this interview from about 20 years ago. I remember Tommy Loftus as a name but, albeit I obviously spent an hour or two with him at the time, I cannot … 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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