Alan Galbraith Stories

Alan Galbraith part 1: from Nelson to HMV

Alan Galbraith was born in Luton in the UK and raised in Richmond, Nelson. He was given his first guitar at age 12 by his parents, which led to his first band, The Dynamics, who played local dances in his high school years. Shortly after leaving school, Galbraith was asked to join one of the key bands in the region, The Silhouettes, which was quite a step up.

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Alan Galbraith part 2: EMI and beyond

Alan Galbraith was employed by EMI in the UK to work with some of its licensed catalogue and independent producers including producer Mickie Most, a legendary figure whose history went back the early 1960s and bands including The Animals and The Jeff Beck Group. In 1972 Most had a new label, RAK, funded by EMI.

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