Friday, July 4, 2008

Immediate Records

I don't go into book stores very often - I always see 4 or 5 books I want to buy and get demoralized... A book I will definitely be buying though is the Immediate Records book in the 'Labels Unlimited' series... Immediate was the coolest label of the 60's and was the first independent label to compete with the majors. Formed in 1965 by Andrew Loog Oldham (manager of the Stones) it's roster included The Small Faces, P.P Arnold, Chris Farlowe, The Nice, Amen Corner and Humble Pie. From it's moddish logo to the mod(ern) sleeve designs it was the epitomy of cool...

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