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A Personal History of the British Record Industry 76 – Tony Hall, Pt. 3 and conclusion.

  We left Tony’s story at his departure from EMI and the beginning of a new independent life. I’d been broadcasting on the Light Programme, presenting jazz programmes. I failed an audition for Johnnie Stewart (later Top of the Pops producer) which … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Record Business 59 – Tony Calder 6 and conclusion.

      We’re on the final furlongs of the wonderfully disorganised but highly entertaining brain and memory of Tony Calder. There’s no point in trying to re-cap as to where we are (just read the previous five instalments), but … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Record Business 26 – Ken East Pt.3

  Ken East‘s tenure as MD of the EMI Records UK lasted from January 1967-July 1969 They (the Sixties) were great years. Start of pirate radio. Tony Windsor (pirate Radio London- Big L) was Tony Withers in Australia, king of … Continue reading

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