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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 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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Stax-Volt and Billy Walker’s Upper Cut Club!

The recent and brilliant BBC 4 documentary on Otis Redding brought it all back. Yes, I bought The Beatles but loved The Rolling Stones, yes I bought Tamla Motown but love Stax/Atlantic. In 1967 I was in the final (not … Continue reading

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