Music Promoter for London Mayor
Interesting article surfaced in the Guardian on Friday 10th March. It seems music promoter Harvey Goldsmith has designs not only on sculpting the olympics in 2012 but even ousting KL to become mayor for London. Well on that note he has my vote already!
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Microphonic signs with G.T. Moore for debut release
Microphonic have signed with veteran musician G.T. Moore for their debut release. The first offering will be a brand new song entitled "Herb From Africa" composed and sung by G.T. Moore backed by the multi-talented Goldmaster Allstars. This traditional style fast tempo reggae track with full horn section will be available soon on a 7-inch pre-release vinyl format, to be followed on other formats in due course. Keep an eye on our website for further news and information as it breaks.
Zest for a bit of Reggae
Zest Group PLC proposes to aquire Reggae specialist Greensleeves Records Limited for a consideration of £3.25 million. In addition and as part of the deal Greensleeves will purchase their current property in Isleworth for approx £662,500. Greensleeves has an established presence in a number of the specialist reggae markets throughout the world and, in particular, the UK, the USA, Japan, France, Germany, Benelux, Canada and Scandinavia. The report on the link below makes for very interesting reading. The Zest Group PLC are based in Radlett, Herts, UK.
Red Red Wine-ski comrade!
I was pointed to an article in the Independent yesterday by Music Weeks 'Dooleys Weblog' which tells how UK Reggae act and Birmingham's own 'UB40' were once spied upon by the security service as being suspected as having communist tendencies. The tales came from a former MI5 employee David Shayler, who also lists Ewan MacColl and John Lennon amongst others who were also under 'special observation.'