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A Personal History of the British Record Business 52 – Jeffrey Kruger 9.

Straight on where we left off. But a warning – this episode contains a very long, but very entertaining, story about Charley Pride! What happened to Ember Records? Did it become second fiddle to the show promotion? In the early … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Music Business 31; John Fruin Pt.3

John Fruin with, I’m told, Henry Hadaway. John  is on the right! I believe we left John being quizzed by L.G. Wood about his occasional off-the-wall sales  tactics. I used to do all sorts of things that were considered outrageous … Continue reading

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The B-side

Who remembers the B-side? Brian Matthew features one every week on the immortal “Sounds of the Sixties” Saturday morning Radio 2 and every week it prompts a host of memories of the days when a record was a treasured possession, … Continue reading

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ELVIS 1956 Remembered

I’m of an age when I wake up frequently, and early, catching radio programmes I never previously knew existed. News Briefing at 5.30am is now an old friend, though most of its content is lost in fog. However, this morning … Continue reading

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