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No biz like the old biz

Simon Frith, The Observer, 30 December 1990

THE BRITISH Phonographic Industry, the record trade organisation, never did manage to endear itself to Margaret Thatcher. Its connection with sex and drugs and rock 'n' roll (or acid-house parties) apparently ruled out any positive response to pop enterprise (no knighthood for Pete Waterman).

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