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A Personal History of the British Record Business 59 – Tony Calder 6 and conclusion.

      We’re on the final furlongs of the wonderfully disorganised but highly entertaining brain and memory of Tony Calder. There’s no point in trying to re-cap as to where we are (just read the previous five instalments), but … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Record Business 55 – Tony Calder 2.

Tony Calder and Nico We left Tony midway through one of his several rants about Andrew Loog Oldham, so resume by me asking him how they met. Peter Jones. He said ‘there’s a chap you should meet. I’ve told him … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Record Business 53 – Jeffrey Kruger 10 and conclusion!.

We left Jeffrey at the end of a lengthy story featuring Charlie Pride and Kenny Rogers which prompted me to ask about the relationship between concert tour promotors and record companies. I always try to be fair. I have sat … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Music Business Pt.15 – Colin Burn 7 and conclusion!

We left Tony Hall with Joan Collins and Colin with a girl called Vicky, so time to get back on track! The other thing that’s changed is the money it costs to make a record. In those days if a … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Music Business Pt. 14 – Colin Burn 6

Colin Burn (right) with Gilbert O’Sullivan and someone else! ( I am now reliably told the someone else is Jack Stewart Grayson and I’ll take an educated guess that he was the MAM label manager) Another major change in the … Continue reading

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A Personal History of the British Record Industry 13 – Colin Burn 5

These periodic delays in posting are down to one hobby interrupting another! One of my bi-monthly auctions finished a week ago and then it’s non-stop creating invoices, packing parcels etc. So no, haven’t ground to a halt again…yet! Good news … Continue reading

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A Personal history of the British Record Business 12 – Colin Burn 4

We left Colin being somewhat critical of Arthur Muxlow, his boss at the newly formed West One Entertainments, an agency formed by EMI to promote artists. He showed me an expenses form he’d kept since 1958 ‘ “Cliff Richard, artist, … Continue reading

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