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A Personal History of the British Record Industry 74 – Tony Hall.

  The concept of these interviews, apart from the original fantasy of them forming the basis of a book, was to give space to some of the many people behind the scenes who were influential in the history of this still … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Record Industry 72 – Tommy Loftus Pt.2 and conclusion.

As mentioned in a recent update to Pt.1, I have to thank my pal of 50 years or more, Tony Byworth for coming up with two photos of Tommy. This one not only features him in animatedly full flow, but … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Record Industry 67 – Bunny Lewis 5 and conclusion

Bunny had just listed some of the artists that he signed to Columbia during his time at EMI including The Avons, The Mudlarks and, via Top Rank, Craig Douglas. I then asked about the frequency with which singers changed labels … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Record Industry 23 – Percy Dickins

Percy Dickins, father of Barry and Rob, worked all his life in newspaper publishing – I think that’s all I need to say by way of introduction. His comments and observations say everything, though I fear his memory for dates … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Record Business 7 – Gerry Bron (3)

We left Gerry at “Ha ha said the clown”, so my next question was about forming a record production company “I always wanted to make records. When Ron Goodwin recorded with George (Martin) and made all those instrumental albums I … Continue reading

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