Since Records Began: EMI, the First 100 Years
EMI is 100 years old. Using their previously untapped archives, this work tells the whole story of the company that discovered the Beatles and was at the forefront of the 1960s revolution in popular music. Illustrated with photographs, documents and recording memorabilia this guide outlines the development of the music industry.
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PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Dr Peter Martland
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