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A Personal History of the British Record Business 48 – Jeffrey Kruger 5.

The usual delay but here we go with the next instalment of one of the British music business’s key 1960’s entrepreneurs. Jeff has formed Ember Records initially as a British offshoot of the American company and used EMI to licence … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Record Business 46 – Jeffrey Kruger 3.

Picking up the story from where we left off. Jeff has proved his ability to run a hugely successful jazz club in Central London, has begun to record his artists for Decca’s Tempo label and has agreed a license deal  … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Music Business 10 – Colin Burn 2

A pause for a holiday, and now we return to Colin Burn and having set the scene for his arrival at EMI in the late 1950’s, I asked him what his job actually entailed. ” The big programme of the … Continue reading

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