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Tony DeFries: Bowie's MainMan

Michael Watts, Melody Maker, 18 May 1974

Tony DeFries is Mr Big of today's rock —the 70s' Col. Parker. He deals in STARS, the most glittering of whom is David Bowie. He shuns publicity and is building a vast business empire around his artists. His rise and rise is charted by MICHAEL WATTS

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