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World Famous

It’s 20 years since a bunch of activists labelled a box to help sell records. Elizabeth Kinder looks back on two decades of runaway success and waves a couple of fingers at the whingers. Happy birthday, world music! Read the feature

Box labellers reunited
Photo: Judith Burrows
Some of the World Music creation gang, reunited 20 years on… left to right: standing Chris Stapleton, Jonathan Rudnick, Robert Urbanus, Joe Boyd, Ben Mandelson, Philip Sweeney, Roger Armstrong, Simon Coe, Ian Anderson, and seated Amanda Jones, Charlie Gillett, Mark Kidel and Thomas Brooman

fRom fRoots 289, July 2007

 

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