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50 years ago in the Music Industry 17 – Disc & Music Echo, 1967-1972

One year after the launch of Radio 1, editor Ray Coleman in his infinite wisdom thought I was the man to assess and grade the DJ’s who were there during that first year. Here’s the piece – I’ll highlight some … 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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A Personal History of the British Record Business Pt.3 – Bob Barratt (2)

We left Bob having enjoyed the first fruits of arriving at EMI in the late 1950’s – a limousine trip up north to see a review, “Pieces of Eight” with, according to Bob, Kenneth Williams and Sheila Hancock. He may … Continue reading

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Kenny Everett – the early days

Kenny Everett – the early days.

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