New series 1/6. A treat for rock, pop and folk aficianados as Paul Gambaccini charts the history of American label Elektra Records, which Jac Holzman co-founded in 1950 and sold in 1973. The series looks at the label's evolution from its 1950s/early 60s folk roots
(Judy Collins , Phil Ochs and Tom Paxton ) to its championing of hip late-60s acts such as Love, Tim Buckley and, most famously, the Doors, with Bread, Carly Simon and Harry Chapin riding high in the 1970s. This edition recalling the early days hears from singer/ songwriter Oscar Brand , singer
Jean Ritchie , concept-album artist Theodore Bikel and singer/ songwriter Carly Simon. Producer Kevin Howlett
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