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Friday, 03 April 2015

Mike Gormley Interview on Hunnypot Radio LIVE #312

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Industry veteran Mike Gormley, a 40+ year industry veteran, was President of the management firm, L.A. Personal Development (L.A.P.D.) for 24 years, before launching Yes, Dear Entertainment, which includes management and marketing. Later in the 70’s Mike joined Mercury Records, based in Chicago, as director of Publicity. He was instrumental in the signing of the legendary New York Dolls and ground breaking Kraftwerk. He also oversaw the PR campaigns for Thin Lizzy, Rod Stewart, The New York Dolls, Rush, BachmanTurner Overdrive, The Runaways, The Ohio Players and many others. Mike went to L.A. in the 70s & became head of Publicity for A&M Records, where he rose to the post of Vice President of Publicity and assistant to the Chairman, Jerry Moss. There he worked with The Police, Supertramp, Herb Alpert, Styx, Peter Frampton, Joe Jackson, Squeeze and others. Mike left A&M in 1982 to start L.A.P.D. with Miles Copeland, manager of The Police. Tweet @tunesmth 


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