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Shel Talmy: "British records lacked feeling"

David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 13 February 1965

THE INTERNATIONAL boom in British pop music produced few stories as strange as that of the independent record producer Shel Talmy. He's a 26-year-old American who came to England 2½ years ago — before the boom began. He wanted to see the world and, having worked as a recording engineer in Los Angeles (on session with such artistes as the Checkmates, Marquettes, Little Richard and Billy Eckstine), he figured he stood a fair chance of getting a job in London.

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