Tributes to Beatles promoter Tony Calder

Tributes to Beatles promoter Tony Calder
 

Music promoter Tony Calder, who helped the Beatles score their first hit single, has died at the age of 74.
The executive, who started his career at Decca Records in the 1960s, went on to work with the Beach Boys, Marianne Faithful, Black Sabbath and Eddy Grant.
He also co-founded his own independent record label, signing acts including Rod Stewart and Fleetwood Mac.
Andrew Loog Oldham, his former business partner, tweeted: "A member of the family has left us."
Born in Surbiton, Surrey, to Scottish parents in 1943, Calder was one of the busiest agents on the music scene of the... read more

 
4 January 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 51
Source: BBC
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