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Virgin Records

Index Virgin Records

Virgin Records Ltd. was a British record label founded by entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Simon Draper, Nik Powell, and musician Tom Newman in 1972. [1]

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A&M Records

A&M Records was an American record label founded as an independent company by Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss in 1962.

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Alison Sudol

Alison Loren Sudol (born December 23, 1984) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and writer.

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Althea & Donna

Althea & Donna were a Jamaican reggae vocal duo, consisting of Althea Rose Forrest and Donna Marie Reid.

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Arista Records

Arista Records, Inc. was a major American record label.

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Atlantic Records

Atlantic Recording Corporation (simply known as Atlantic Records) is an American major record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson.

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AZ (rapper)

Anthony Cruz (born March 9, 1972), better known by his stage name AZ, is an American rapper born in Brooklyn, New York.

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Bastille (band)

Bastille (stylised as BΔSTILLE) are a British indie pop band formed in 2010.

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Beenie Man

Anthony Moses Davis (born 22 August 1973), better known by his stage name Beenie Man, is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall singer.

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Ben Harper

Benjamin Chase Harper (born October 28, 1969) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

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Big Youth

Manley Augustus Buchanan (born 19 April 1949, Trenchtown, Kingston, Jamaica),Thompson, Dave (2002) "Reggae & Caribbean Music", Backbeat Books, better known as Big Youth (sometimes called Jah Youth), is a Jamaican deejay, mostly known for his work during the 1970s.

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Blur (band)

Blur are an English rock band, formed in London in 1988.

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BMG Rights Management

BMG Rights Management GmbH is an international music company focused on the management of music publishing, recording rights and music distribution.

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Bob Mould

Robert Arthur Mould (born October 16, 1960) is an American musician, principally known for his work as guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter for alternative rock bands Hüsker Dü in the 1980s and Sugar in the 1990s.

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Boxer (band)

Boxer were a rock band formed by keyboardist Mike Patto and guitarist Ollie Halsall in 1975.

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British Airways

British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier and the largest airline in the United Kingdom based on fleet size, or the second largest, behind easyJet, when measured by passengers carried.

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Brooke Allison

Brooke Allison Adams (born September 26, 1986),"", Allmusic.

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Bullet for My Valentine

Bullet for My Valentine, often abbreviated as BFMV, are a Welsh heavy metal band from Bridgend, formed in 1998.

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Camper Van Beethoven

Camper Van Beethoven is an American rock band formed in Redlands, California in 1983 and later located in Santa Cruz and San Francisco.

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Cannibal Corpse

Cannibal Corpse is an American Brutal death metal band from Buffalo, New York, now based in Tampa, Florida.

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Capitol Music Group

Capitol Music Group (abbreviated as CMG) is an American front line umbrella label owned by the Universal Music Group (UMG).

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Captain Beefheart

Don Van Vliet (born Don Glen Vliet; January 15, 1941 – December 17, 2010) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and visual artist best known by the stage name Captain Beefheart.

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Caroline Records

Caroline Records is an American record label that started as a subsidiary of Richard Branson's Virgin Records America during the early to mid-1970s.

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Charisma Records

The Famous Charisma Label (Charisma for short) was a British record label founded in 1969 by former journalist Tony Stratton-Smith.

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Chris Cagle

Chris Cagle (born November 10, 1968) is an American country music artist.

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Chrysalis Records

Chrysalis Records is a British record label that was created in 1968.

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Circa Waves

Circa Waves are an English indie rock band formed in Liverpool in 2013.

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Clay Davidson

Clay Davidson (born April 4, 1971) is an American country music artist.

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Columbia Records

Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.

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Corinne Bailey Rae

Corinne Bailey Rae (born Corinne Jacqueline Bailey; 26 February 1979) is a British singer, songwriter, record producer, and guitarist from Leeds, West Yorkshire.

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Country music

Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.

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Culture (band)

Culture are a Jamaican roots reggae group founded in 1976.

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Culture Club

Culture Club are an English new wave band that formed in London in 1981.

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Cutting Crew

Cutting Crew are an English rock band formed in London in 1985.

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Daevid Allen

Christopher David Allen (13 January 1938 – 13 March 2015), known as Daevid Allen, sometimes credited as Divided Alien, was an Australian poet, guitarist, singer, composer and performance artist.

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Daft Punk

Daft Punk are a French electronic music duo from Paris formed in 1993 by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.

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Darren Hayes

Darren Stanley Hayes (born 8 May 1972) is an Australian singer-songwriter, and podcaster.

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DC Talk

DC Talk (stylized as dc Talk) is a Christian rap and rock trio.

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Delicious Deli Records

is a Japanese record label under Universal Music Group.

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Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode are an English electronic band formed in Basildon, Essex in 1980.

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Devo

Devo (originally) is an American rock band from Akron, Ohio formed in 1973.

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Dindisc

Dindisc (often rendered DinDisc) was a UK record label, an imprint of Virgin Records but operating semi-independently, which issued new releases from mid-1979 through early 1982.

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Does It Offend You, Yeah?

Does It Offend You, Yeah? were a British dance-punk band from Reading, Berkshire.

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Don't You Want Me

"Don't You Want Me" is a single by British synthpop group The Human League, released on 27 November 1981 as the fourth single from their third studio album Dare (1981).

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Dreams Come True (band)

are a Japanese new wave/rhythm and blues band formed in 1988, originally consisting of Miwa Yoshida (lead vocals), Masato Nakamura (bass), and Takahiro Nishikawa (keyboards).

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Ella Eyre

Ella McMahon (born 1 April 1994),Robin Murray,, Clash, 22 May 2014.

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EMI

EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.

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EMI America Records

EMI America Records was started in 1978 by EMI as a second US label next to Capitol Records and Virgin Records America.

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EMI Music Publishing

EMI Music Publishing Ltd. is a multinational music publishing company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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EMI Records

EMI Records was a British record label founded by the music company of the same name in 1972 as its flagship label, and launched in January 1973 as the successor to its Columbia and Parlophone record labels.

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EMI Records Japan

EMI Records Japan was a Japanese record label which operated as a sublabel of Universal Music Japan.

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Enigma (musical project)

Enigma is a German musical project founded in 1990 by Romanian-German musician and producer Michael Cretu.

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Epic Records

Epic Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, Inc., the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Famous Music

Famous Music Corporation was the worldwide music publishing division of Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom since 1994.

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Faust (band)

Faust (English: "fist") are a German krautrock band.

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Faust IV

Faust IV is the fourth studio album by the German krautrock group Faust, released in 1973.

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Fish Rising

Fish Rising is the debut solo album by English guitarist Steve Hillage, recorded and released in 1975.

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Flying Teapot (album)

Flying Teapot is the third studio album by the progressive rock band Gong, originally released by Virgin Records in May 1973.

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Front Line (record label)

Front Line was a reggae subsidiary of Virgin Records established in 1978.

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Gang Starr

Gang Starr was an East Coast hip hop duo that consisted of rapper Guru and DJ/producer DJ Premier.

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Geffen Records

Geffen Records is an American major record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Interscope Geffen A&M Records imprint.

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Genesis (band)

Genesis were an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967.

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Gillan (band)

Gillan was a rock band formed in 1978 by Deep Purple vocalist Ian Gillan.

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Gong (band)

Gong are an international progressive rock band that incorporates elements of jazz and space rock into their musical style.

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Goo Goo Dolls

The Goo Goo Dolls (originally Sex Maggot) are an American rock band formed in 1986 in Buffalo, New York, by guitarist/vocalist Johnny Rzeznik, bassist/vocalist Robby Takac, and drummer George Tutuska.

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Gorillaz

Gorillaz are a British virtual band created in 1998 by musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett.

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Gregory Isaacs

Gregory Anthony Isaacs OD (15 July 1951 – 25 October 2010)Thompson, p. 127.

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Grizfolk

Grizfolk is a five piece alternative rock band consisting of Adam Roth (lead vocals, guitar), Sebastian Fritze (synthesizer, backing vocals), Fredrik Eriksson (guitar), Brendan James (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Bill Delia (drums).

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Hergest Ridge

Hergest Ridge is a large elongated hill which traverses the border between England and Wales in the United Kingdom, between the town of Kington in Herefordshire and the village of Gladestry in Powys.

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Holly Beth Vincent

Holly Beth Vincent (born Holly Beth Cernuto in 1956) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.

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Hollywood

Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.

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Hut Records

VC Recordings trading as Hut Records was a British record label brand which was started in 1990 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Virgin Records.

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I-Roy

Roy Samuel Reid (28 June 1944 – 27 November 1999), better known as I-Roy, was a Jamaican DJ who had a very prolific career during the 1970s.

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Iggy Pop

James Newell Osterberg Jr. (born April 21, 1947), known professionally by his stage name Iggy Pop, and designated the "Godfather of Punk", is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor.

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Immortal Records

Immortal Records is an imprint record label, formerly an independent record label/imprint based in Los Angeles, California.

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Incantations (album)

Incantations is the fourth record album by Mike Oldfield, released in late 1978 on Virgin Records.

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Innocent Records

Innocent Records was a pop record label created to cater to for EMI's Virgin Records more pop oriented acts.

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Jah Lloyd

Jah Lloyd, aka Jah Lion, The Black Lion of Judah, and Jah Ali (born Patrick Lloyd Francis, 29 August 1947, died 12 June 1999) was a Jamaican reggae singer, deejay and producer.

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Janet Jackson

Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.

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Jem Records

Jem Records (also known as JEM Records) was a U.S. record label that existed from 1970 to 1988, at the time principally known as the parent company of Passport Records.

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Jerry Kilgore (singer)

Jerry Kilgore (born November 12, 1964 in Tillamook, Oregon) is an American country music artist.

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Johnny Clarke

Johnny Clarke (born 12 January 1955) is a Jamaican reggae musician, best known for his recordings with producer Bunny Lee in the 1970s.

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Julian Lennon

John Charles Julian Lennon (born 8 April 1963) is an English musician and photographer.

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Julie Reeves

Julie Reeves (born June 18, 1974) is an American country music recording artist and radio personality.

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Keith Hudson

Keith Hudson aka the "Dark Prince of Reggae" (1946 – 14 November 1984),Thompson, p.311 was a Jamaican reggae artist and record producer.

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Keith Richards

Keith Richards (born 18 December 1943) is an English musician and songwriter, best known as a guitarist and founder member of the Rolling Stones.

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Kevin Coyne

Kevin Coyne (27 January 1944 – 2 December 2004) was an English musician, singer, composer, film-maker, and a writer of lyrics, stories and poems.

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Klaus Schulze

Klaus Schulze (born 4 August 1947) is a German electronic music composer and musician.

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Korn

Korn (stylized as KoЯn) is an American nu metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993.

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Krautrock

Krautrock (also called " ", cosmic music") is a broad genre of experimental rock that developed in Germany in the late 1960s.

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Laura Marling

Laura Beatrice Marling (born 1 February 1990) is a British folk singer-songwriter.

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Lenny Kravitz

Leonard Albert Kravitz (born May 26, 1964) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.

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Linton Kwesi Johnson

Linton Kwesi Johnson (aka LKJ, born 24 August 1952) is a Jamaican dub poet who has long been based in the UK.

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List of record labels

For lists of record labels, see.

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List of Virgin Records artists

The following artists (musicians or bands) have had releases with Virgin Records.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Luniz

Luniz (formerly the LuniTunes) is a duo from Oakland, California, formed by Yukmouth and Numskull.

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Magazine (band)

Magazine were an English post-punk band active from 1977 to 1981, then again from 2009 to 2011.

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Manhattan Records

Manhattan Records is an American record label, owned by Universal Music Group and operates as a branch of Capitol Music Group.

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Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970) is an American singer and songwriter.

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Marjory Razorblade

Marjory Razorblade is a double-LP by English rock singer Kevin Coyne and was one of the earliest releases on Virgin Records, which had launched four months earlier in June 1973.

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Mark Ronson

Mark Daniel Ronson (born 4 September 1975) is an English musician, DJ, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

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Martha and the Muffins

Martha and the Muffins are a Canadian rock band, active from 1977 to the present.

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Massive Attack

Massive Attack are a British musical group formed in 1988 in Bristol, consisting of Robert "3D" Del Naja, Grant "Daddy G" Marshall and formerly Andy "Mushroom" Vowles ("Mush").

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Maxi Priest

Max Alfred "Maxi" Elliott (born 10 June 1961), known by his stage name Maxi Priest, is an English reggae vocalist of Jamaican descent.

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MCA Records

MCA Records was an American record label owned by MCA Inc., which later gave way to the larger MCA Music Entertainment Group (now Universal Music Group), which the label was part of until its dissolution in 2003.

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Meat Loaf

Michael Lee Aday (born Marvin Lee Aday; September 27, 1947), better known by his stage name Meat Loaf, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor.

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Mercury Records

Mercury Records is an American-based record label owned by Universal Music Group.

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Mighty Diamonds

Mighty Diamonds are a Jamaican harmony trio, recording roots reggae with a strong Rastafarian influence.

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Mike Oldfield

Michael Gordon Oldfield (born 15 May 1953) is an English musician and composer.

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Monty Python

Monty Python (also collectively known as The Pythons) were a British surreal comedy group who created their sketch comedy show Monty Python's Flying Circus, which first aired on the BBC in 1969.

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Music publisher (popular music)

In the music industry, a music publisher (or publishing company) is responsible for ensuring the songwriters and composers receive payment when their compositions are used commercially.

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My Favorite Highway

My Favorite Highway was an American pop rock band, originally formed in 2004 by cousins Dave Cook and Will Cook in the city of Fairfax, Virginia.

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N.E.R.D

N.E.R.D (stylized as N*E*R*D, a backronym of No-one Ever Really Dies) is an American hip hop and rock band, formed in Virginia Beach, Virginia in 1999.

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Nash the Slash

James Jeffrey "Jeff" Plewman (March 26, 1948 – May 10, 2014), better known by his stage name Nash the Slash, was a Canadian musician.

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Neneh Cherry

Neneh Mariann Karlsson (born 10 March 1964), better known as Neneh Cherry, is a Swedish singer-songwriter, rapper, occasional DJ and broadcaster.

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Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols

Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols is the only studio album by English punk rock band the Sex Pistols, released on 28 October 1977 by Virgin Records.

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Nik Powell

Nik Powell (born 4 November 1950) is a British businessman and one of the co-founders of the Virgin Group with Richard Branson.

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Nirvana (band)

Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.

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Noo Trybe Records

Noo Trybe is an American hip hop record label established in 1994 and operated as a sublabel of Virgin.

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Notting Hill Gate

Notting Hill Gate is one of the main thoroughfares of Notting Hill, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

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Ommadawn

Ommadawn is the third record album by Mike Oldfield, released in 1975 on Virgin Records.

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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) are an English electronic music band formed in Wirral, Merseyside in 1978.

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Ozzy Osbourne

John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (also known as The Prince of Darkness) (born 3 December 1948) is an English singer, songwriter and actor.

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Parlophone

Parlophone Records Limited (also known as Parlophone Records and Parlophone) is a German-British major record label founded in Germany in 1896 by the Carl Lindström Company as Parlophon.

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Paula Abdul

Paula Julie Abdul (born June 19, 1962) is an American dancer, choreographer, singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality.

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Penetration (band)

Penetration is a punk rock band from County Durham, England formed in 1976.

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Peter Tosh

Peter Tosh, OM (born Winston Hubert McIntosh; 19 October 1944 – 11 September 1987) was a Jamaican reggae musician.

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Phaedra (album)

Phaedra is the fifth studio album by German electronic music group Tangerine Dream.

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Phil Quartararo

Philip Michael Quartararo (born January 7, 1956) is an American music industry executive.

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Placebo (band)

Placebo are an alternative rock band, formed in London, England in 1994 by singer-guitarist Brian Molko and guitarist-bassist Stefan Olsdal.

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Point Blank Records

Point Blank Records is a record label subsidiary of Virgin Records.

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Polydor Records

Polydor is a British record label and company, that operates as part of Universal Music Group.

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PolyGram

PolyGram Entertainment is a film and TV production company owned by Universal Music Group.

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Pony Canyon

, also known by the shorthand form, is a Japanese company, established on October 1, 1966, which publishes music, DVD and VHS videos, movies, and video games.

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Prides

Prides are a Scottish indie band formed in Glasgow in 2014 and made up of Stewart Brock (lead vocals, keys) and Callum Wiseman (guitar, keys, backing vocals).

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Prince Far I

Prince Far I (c. 1944 – 15 September 1983) was a Jamaican reggae deejay, producer and a Rastafarian.

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Priority Records

Priority Records is an American distribution company and record label known for artists including N.W.A, Ice-T, Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, Silkk the Shocker and Westside Connection.

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Priscilla Renea

Priscilla Renea Hamilton (born September 14, 1988) is an American singer and songwriter.

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Progressive rock

Progressive rock (shortened as prog; sometimes called art rock, classical rock or symphonic rock) is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.

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Rap-A-Lot Records

Rap-A-Lot is a Houston hip hop record label that was created in 1986.

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RBD

RBD was a Latin pop group from Mexico that gained popularity from Televisa's soap opera Rebelde, and found international success from 2004 until their separation in 2009.

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Real World Studios

Real World Studios is a residential recording studio founded by Peter Gabriel and situated in the village of Box, Wiltshire, England, near to the city of Bath.

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Record label

A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.

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Redhead Kingpin and the F.B.I.

Redhead Kingpin and the F.B.I. was an American hip hop/new jack swing group best known for its debut single and highest-charting song, "Do the Right Thing" from its album A Shade of Red, which peaked at #13 on the UK Singles Chart in 1989.

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Richard Branson

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate, investor and philanthropist.

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Right Said Fred

Right Said Fred is an English band based in London and formed by brothers Fred and Richard Fairbrass in 1989.

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Rise Against

Rise Against is an American punk rock band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999.

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River Road (band)

River Road is an American country music band composed of Tony Ardoin (guitar, vocals), Mike Burch (drums, vocals), Richard Comeaux (steel guitar), Steve Grisaffe (lead vocals, bass guitar), and Charles Ventre (keyboards, vocals).

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Robbie Williams

Robert Peter Williams (born 13 February 1974) is an English singer, songwriter and actor.

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Roger Dean (artist)

William Roger Dean (born 31 August 1944), known as Roger Dean, is an English artist, designer, and publisher.

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Roy D. Mercer

Roy D. Mercer is a fictional character created by disc jockeys Brent Douglas and Phil Stone on radio station KMOD-FM in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Roy Orbison

Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988) was an American singer, songwriter and musician known for his impassioned singing style, complex song structures, and dark emotional ballads.

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Scott Hendricks

Scott Hendricks (born July 26, 1956) is an American record producer who has worked with several country music artists.

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Seinabo Sey

Seinabo Sey (born 7 October 1990) is a Swedish recording artist and songwriter.

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Sex Pistols

The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band that formed in London in 1975.

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Shooting Star (band)

Shooting Star was an American rock band from Kansas City, Missouri.

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Simple Minds

Simple Minds are a Scottish rock band.

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Skids (band)

Skids are a Scottish punk rock and new wave band, formed in Dunfermline, Fife in 1977 by Stuart Adamson (guitar, keyboards, percussion and backing vocals), William Simpson (bass guitar and backing vocals), Thomas Kellichan (drums) and Richard Jobson (vocals, guitar and keyboards).

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Sly Dunbar

Lowell "Sly" Fillmore Dunbar (born 10 May 1952, Kingston, Jamaica) is a drummer, best known as one half of the prolific Jamaican rhythm section and reggae production duo Sly and Robbie.

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Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC is an American music publishing company owned by Sony Entertainment.

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Spice Girls

The Spice Girls are an English pop girl group formed in 1994.

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Steve Winwood

Stephen Lawrence Winwood (born 12 May 1948) is an English rock musician whose genres include progressive rock, blue-eyed soul, rhythm and blues, blues rock, pop rock, and jazz.

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Swami (band)

Swami is a British Indian electronic music/ bhangra/ world music act from Birmingham, England.

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T'Pau (band)

T'Pau is a British pop group led by singer Carol Decker.

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Take That

Take That are an English pop group formed in Manchester in 1990.

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Tangerine Dream

Tangerine Dream is a German electronic music band founded in 1967 by Edgar Froese.

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Tapper Zukie

Tapper Zukie (or Tappa Zukie) (born David Sinclair, 1955, Kingston, Jamaica) is a reggae deejay and producer.

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Tears for Fears

Tears for Fears are an English pop rock band formed in Bath in 1981 by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith.

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Terence Trent D'Arby

Sananda Francesco Maitreya (born Terence Trent Howard, March 15, 1962), better known by his former stage name Terence Trent D'Arby, is an American singer and songwriter who came to fame with his debut studio album, Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby, released in July 1987, which included the singles "If You Let Me Stay", "Wishing Well", "Dance Little Sister" and "Sign Your Name".

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Tessa Watts

Tessa Watts (born Stephanie Siddons; 25 October 194513 May 2014) was an English music video and music film producer.

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Texas (band)

Texas are a Scottish pop rock band from Glasgow.

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Thalía

Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda (born 26 August 1971), known mononymously as Thalía, is a Mexican singer, songwriter, and actress, who is one of the most successful and influential Mexican singers worldwide.

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The Abyssinians

The Abyssinians are a Jamaican roots reggae group, famous for their close harmonies and promotion of the Rastafari movement in their lyrics.

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The Almost

The Almost is an American Christian rock band from Clearwater, Florida, best known for being fronted by Underoath drummer and vocalist Aaron Gillespie.

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The Chemical Brothers

The Chemical Brothers are an English electronic music duo composed of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, originating in Manchester in 1989.

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The Crystal Method

The Crystal Method is an American electronic music act formed in Las Vegas, Nevada by Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland in the early 1990s.

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The Faust Tapes

The Faust Tapes is the third album by the German krautrock group Faust, released in 1973.

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The Future Sound of London

The Future Sound of London (often abbreviated to FSOL) is a British electronic music group composed of Garry Cobain (sometimes stylised as Gaz Cobain) and Brian Dougans.

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The Gladiators (band)

The Gladiators are a Jamaican roots reggae band, most popular during the 1970s.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.

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The Human League

The Human League are an English synth-pop band formed in Sheffield in 1977.

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The Kooks

The Kooks are an English pop rock band formed in 2004 in Brighton.

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The Monochrome Set

The Monochrome Set are an English post-punk/new wave band, originally formed in Hornsey, London in 1978.

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The Motors

The Motors were a British pub rock band, formed in London in 1977 by former Ducks Deluxe members Nick Garvey and Andy McMaster together with guitarist Rob Hendry (who was replaced in May 1977 by Bram Tchaikovsky) and drummer Ricky Slaughter.

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The Prodigy

The Prodigy are an English electronic dance music group from Braintree, Essex, formed in 1990 by keyboardist and songwriter Liam Howlett.

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The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus is an American rock band that was formed in Middleburg, Florida, in 2003.

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The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.

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The Ruts

The Ruts / Ruts DC are an English reggae-influenced punk rock band, notable for the 1979 UK Top 10 hit "Babylon's Burning", and an earlier single "In a Rut", which was not a hit but was highly regarded and regularly played by BBC Radio 1 disc jockey John Peel.

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The Silencers (band)

The Silencers are a Scottish rock band formed in London in 1986 by Jimme O'Neill and Cha Burns, two ex-members of the post-punk outfit Fingerprintz.

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The Smashing Pumpkins

The Smashing Pumpkins (or Smashing Pumpkins) are an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois.

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Thirty Seconds to Mars

Thirty Seconds to Mars (commonly stylized as 30 Seconds to Mars) is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1998.

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Thorn EMI

Thorn EMI was a major British company involved in consumer electronics, music, defence and retail.

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Tina Turner

Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939) is an American-born Swiss singer-songwriter, dancer, actress, and author.

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Tom Mabe

Tom Mabe is an American comedian, prankster, and jingle writer.

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Tom Newman (musician)

Not to be confused with Thomas Newman. Thomas Dennis "Tom" Newman (born 11 July 1943 in Perivale) is an English record producer and musician (rhythm guitar).

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Tool (band)

Tool is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California.

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Tubular Bells

Tubular Bells is the debut album by English musician Mike Oldfield, released on Virgin Records on 25 May 1973.

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Twinkle Brothers

The Twinkle Brothers are a Jamaican reggae band formed in 1962, and still active in the 21st century.

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Twitter

Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".

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U Brown

Huford Brown (born 8 June 1956, Kingston, Jamaica), better known by the stage name U Brown, is a reggae deejay who released eleven albums between 1976 and 1984.

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U-Roy

Ewart Beckford OD (born 21 September 1942), known by the stage name U-Roy, is a Jamaican vocalist and pioneer of toasting.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Universal Music Distribution

Universal Music Distribution was the primary music distribution unit of parent company Universal Music Group until 2015 when the company was dismantled.

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Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group (also known in the United States as UMG Recordings, Inc. and abbreviated as UMG) is an American global music corporation that is a subsidiary of the French media conglomerate Vivendi.

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V2 Records

V2 Records (or V2 Music) is a record label that was purchased by Universal Music Group in 2007.

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Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic, a trading name of Virgin Atlantic Airways Limited and Virgin Atlantic International Limited, is a British airline with its head office in Crawley, United Kingdom.

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Virgin Classics

Virgin Classics was a record label founded in 1988 as part of Richard Branson's Virgin Records.

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Virgin EMI Records

Virgin EMI Records is a British record label owned by the Universal Music Group that was formed in 2013.

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Virgin Group

Virgin Group Ltd. is a British multinational corporation venture capital conglomerate founded by entrepreneurs Sir Richard Branson and Nik Powell.

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Virgin Mobile

Virgin Mobile is a wireless communications brand used by eight independent brand-licensees worldwide.

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Virgin Money

Virgin Money is a financial services brand used by three independent brand-licensees worldwide.

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Virgin Schallplatten

Virgin Schallplatten GmbH was the German subsidiary of Virgin Records.

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Walking on Cars

Walking on Cars are a five-piece Irish alternative rock band, composed of Patrick Sheehy (singer/lyricist), Sorcha Durham (pianist), Dan Devane (lead guitarist), Paul Flannery (bass guitarist) and Evan Hadnett (drummer).

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Warner Bros. Records

Warner Bros.

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Warner Music Group

Warner Music Group (WMG, also referred to as Warner Music or WEA International) is an American multinational entertainment and record label conglomerate headquartered in New York City.

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Warrant (American band)

Warrant is an American glam metal band formed in 1984 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, that experienced success from 1989 to 1996 with five albums reaching international sales of over 10 million.

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Warren Zevon

Warren William Zevon (January 24, 1947 – September 7, 2003) was an American rock singer-songwriter and musician.

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Wax (rock band)

Wax was an American punk rock band from Los Angeles, California.

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Wayne Hector

Wayne Hector is a British songwriter who is best known for his work with pop artists such as Nicki Minaj, One Direction, The Wanted and Olly Murs.

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We Are Scientists

We Are Scientists is a New York City-based rock band that formed in Berkeley, California, in 2000.

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Winger (band)

Winger is an American rock band that has combined elements of glam metal and progressive metal.

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XTC

XTC were an English rock band formed in Swindon in 1972 and active until 2006.

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Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers

Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers were a Jamaican reggae family group whose line-up consisted of the children of musicians, Bob Marley and Rita Marley, which includes lead singer Ziggy Marley with Sharon Marley, Cedella Marley, and Stephen Marley.

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(I Just) Died in Your Arms

"(I Just) Died in Your Arms" is a song by the English rock band Cutting Crew.

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38 Special (band)

38 Special (also, uncommonly, written.38 Special) is an American rock band that was formed by neighborhood friends Don Barnes and Donnie Van Zant in 1974 in Jacksonville, Florida.

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