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50 years ago in the Music Industry 3 – Disc & Music Echo, 1967-1972

June 1967 and green in the gills I was sent to Denmark Street to the offices of one Keith Goodwin, former NME news editor and then, Les Perrin apart, the busiest independent PR in the business. The number of times … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Music Business 41. Syd Gillingham (and Max Clifford)

Syd’s recent death prompts me to bring you an interview conducted in a fish restaurant in Walton-on-Thames with his buddy Max Clifford. Max made his start in PR with Syd in EMI’s Manchester Square offices, and has always acknowledged that … 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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A Personal History of the British Record Industry 28 – Ken East Pt.6

The close of another record auction interrupted the flow again. If any readers are interested in old vinyl as well as old music industry stories, then do feel free to Google Collectors Vinyl – you should find me as your … 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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