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Richard Branson Virgin Records

Launches Virgin Records


richard-branson-virgin-Records_tubular_bells_labelBranson starts Virgin Records and Virgin Music Publishing. The label launches with Gong’s Radio Gnome Invisible Part 1, Faust’s The Faust Tapes, Elkie Brooks’ Manor Live and Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells, which is one of the biggest selling albums of the decade and the soundtrack to The Exorcist.