Category Archive: BUSINESS

MOUNTAIN STUDIOS

Above: Band, Queen’s Mountain Studios in Montreux, Switzerland Mountain Studios Mountain Studios is a multi-track recording studio previously located inside Montreux Casino in Montreux, Switzerland, but now located in Attalens. It was owned by Alex Grob and Anita Kerr until 1979, when they sold it to the rock band Queen. David Richards, a long-time producer …

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CAESARS PALACE – VENUE

Above: Augustus Tower in 2015 Caesars Palace Caesars Palace is a AAA Four Diamond luxury hotel and casino in Paradise, Nevada, United States. The hotel is situated on the west side of the Las Vegas Strip between Bellagio and The Mirage. It is one of the most prestigious casino hotels in the world and one …

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TONY CALDER ( manager, impresario)

Tony Calder Born 27 June 1943 Origin London, England Died 2 January 2018 (aged 74) Occupation(s) Talent spotter, manager, impresario and author Tony Calder (27 June 1943 – 2 January 2018) was an English record manager, impresario, talent-spotter, promoter and public relations agent. He was Andrew Loog Oldham’s business partner from 1963 to December 1969. …

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GIORGIO GOMELSKY

Giorgio Gomelsky Born 28 February 1934 Tiflis, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union Died 13 January 2016 (aged 81) New York City, New York, U.S. Occupation(s) Music manager, record producer Giorgio Sergio Alessando Gomelsky (28 February 1934 – 13 January 2016) was a film maker, impresario, music manager, songwriter (as Oscar Rasputin) and record producer. He was …

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RADIO LUXEMBOURG

Above; Radio Luxembourg at Expo 58 in Brussels, Belgium. July 1958. Radio Luxembourg Radio Luxembourg was a multilingual commercial broadcaster in Luxembourg. It is known in most non-English languages as RTL (for Radio Television Luxembourg). The English-language service of Radio Luxembourg began in 1933 as one of the earliest commercial radio stations broadcasting to the UK and …

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BARRY FEY (Rock Promoter)

Barry Fey Born 1938 Died April 28, 2013 (aged 75) Nationality American Official Site of Barry Fey | Legendary Rock Promoter Barry Fey (1938 – April 28, 2013) was an American rock concert promoter from Colorado who was best known for bringing prominent music acts to the United States for the first time. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia …

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Adelaide Music Collective – South Australian Music Hall of Fame

Above: Enrico Morena and Victor Marshall. Adelaide Music Collective – South Australian Music Hall Of Fame he Adelaide Music Collective (AMC) is a Collective of Adelaide artists/associated professionals with National and International experience in the music industry. The AMC is overseen by a committee operates as a Collective of respected industry professionals who network in …

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MARION KEISKER

Marion Keisker Born September 23, 1917 Memphis, Tennessee Died December 29, 1989 (aged 72) Occupation Radio show host; U.S. Air Force Captain. Known for First person to record Elvis Presley Above:  The front office of the Sun Studio, where Keisker worked and greeted many artists on their first visit to the studio Born September 23, …

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HOWARD HAWKS

Howard Hawks Born Howard Winchester Hawks May 30, 1896 Goshen, Indiana, U.S. Died December 26, 1977 (aged 81) Palm Springs, California, U.S. Occupation Film director, producer, screenwriter   Howard Hawks – Wikipedia  Howard Hawks filmography – Wikipedia Overview for Howard Hawks – TCM.com   Howard Winchester Hawks (May 30, 1896 – December 26, 1977) was an American film director, …

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GARRY SPRY ( Promoter and Management)

Garry Spry Garry Howard Spry (born 9 May 1939) is a former Australian politician. He was the Liberal member for Bellarine in the Victorian Legislative Assembly from 1992 to 2002. Spry was born in Gawler, South Australia, to Frank Spry and Joyce Dawkins. He attended primary school in the Gawler area and later at Tallageira …

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