Industry veteran Derek Everett, whose lengthy career across five decades included helping to launch Tamla-Motown in the UK, has passed away.
Everett, who was in his mid-Seventies, worked with artists including Herman's Hermits, The Supremes, The Tremeloes and Tony Christie during a career which began in 1954 when he joined EMI's sales promotion department.
While at EMI he worked on Motown when it was initially a licensed label before being part of the launch team for the Tamla-Motown label in ...
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