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It’s a pity you didn’t sign the Smiths. But you were right about Mick Hucknall. His music’s rubbish. And he’s a ginger.
—God, to Tony Wilson…
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My belated tribute to former Factory Records boss Tony Wilson who passed away 10 years ago last August and the 30th anniversary of The Happy Mondays debut album…
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* A 17 year old music enthusiast, Luke Mitchell, has put together a fanzine about cult Manchester band The Durutti Column, and like the bands first LP, it comes in a handmade sandpaper sleeve. 298 more words

30th November 2017 ~ Tom McConville & Tony Wilson

With over 80 years of combined musical, storytelling, schools and theatrical experience, world-renowned, violinist and singer Tom McConville and fellow Geordie, multi-instrumentalist and singer Tony Wilson have combined their talents to deliver the very best in folk music. 502 more words


"24 Hour Party People"

24 Hour Party People (Pathe, UK/United Artists, U.S., 2002)

This biopic tells the story of Manchester (England) TV and music impresario Tony Wilson (played by Steve Coogan). 109 more words


Tony Wilson – 10 years on

Today’s the 10th anniversary of Tony Wilson’s death.

The Factory Records founder, Hacienda nightclub manager, In The City music conference organiser, broadcaster and professional Steve Coogan impersonator (ok, so I may have made that last one up) passed away on 10 August 2007 but his legacy lives on. 190 more words