The Aftershow: Jon Webster

James Hanley

Former Music Week columnist Jon “Webbo” Webster is a genuine music biz legend. Starting out as a shop assistant for Virgin Retail, the ex-Virgin Records MD was central to devising the Now! That’s What I Call Music brand and the Mercury Prize before turning his hand to management. Here, he looks back on his life in music…

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