Letters of Note: Remembering Tony Wilson

Another great source of first-hand (literally) music information: Letters of Note blog.

As music journalist and co-founder of both Factory Records and The Haçienda, Wilson’s enormous influence on the Manchester music scene – and in turn the city in general – was, and still is, undeniable. He wrote the following letter in 1978 to Rob Gretton, just a few days after seeing an impressive young local band play live; the band – Joy Division – signed to Factory soon afterwards. The rest is history.

via Letters of Note: Remembering Tony Wilson.

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