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World Music Prophets

Charlie Gillett, Developments, March 1998

IN 1987, THE owners of several British independent record labels convened a series of meetings in an Islington pub to discuss ways to get their records into shops whose buyers had complained that "we don't know how to pronounce the names of the artists or where to put them."

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