Cherry Red acquire Contempo Records catalogue titles


Back in the mid-1970s, Contempo Records was one of the most prolific soul/funk labels in the UK, combining American recordings with homegrown productions. The label was run by Blues & Soul head honcho John Abbey, who attracted many respected U.S. soul stars into the studio, making singles and albums by...

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Cherry Red represent albums by 70s prog rockers Unicorn


Cherry Red’s Prog Rock catalogue continues to grow with albums by Seventies band Unicorn. Produced by Pink Floyd guitarist Dave Gilmour, Unicorn fused Prog with American Country Rock influences across LPs Blue Pine Trees (1974), Too Many Crooks (1976) and One More Tomorrow (1977). Among other things, these are available...

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Cherry Red present Patto repertoire


Cult favourites on the Prog Rock scene of the early 1970s, Patto were fronted by Mike Patto, ably assisted by noted guitarist Ollie Halsall. For many years, their three highly coveted albums for Vertigo and Island have been unavailable – until now. Patto (1970), Hold Your Fire (1971) and Roll...

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Cherry Red now representing Survival Records catalogue


Launched in the early 80s, Survival Records carved a stylish niche with several acts who blended Synth Pop and Indie in varying measures. Among them were Indie pop favourites Furniture, New York electronica pioneer Richard Bone, male/female duo Eddie Maelov & Sunshine Patterson and now collectable Synth Pop acts such...

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The Spectrum catalogue now represented by Cherry Red


Hailed as Britain’s answer to The Monkees, The Spectrum issued a string of Swinging London-styled singles during the second half of the 1960s, such as ‘Portobello Road’ and ‘London Bridge Is Coming Down’. Many of their recordings are now represented by Cherry Red, including most of their singles and tracks...

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Cherry Red acquire 3 mid-90s albums by Uriah Heep


Back in the early 70s, Uriah Heep cleverly bridged the gap between Progressive Rock and Heavy Rock, enjoying huge success. Cherry Red now represent three of the band’s mid-1990s albums, Sea Of Light, Spellbinder and Sonic Origami, which are now available within a new 3-CD box set, Words In The...

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On-U Sound label material now available for licence


Adrian Sherwood’s On-U Sound label created some of the most forward thinking, experimental Reggae of the early 1980’s. A new 4-CD box set on Cherry Red’s Hot Milk label boasts the fourth instalment of the Singers & Players series, two Creation Rebel albums and the other planetary compilation of industrial...

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Cherry Red acquire live Humble Pie recordings


Formed as a supergroup in 1969, Humble Pie boasted the talents of Steve Marriott (ex-Small Faces), Peter Frampton (ex-Herd), Greg Ridley (ex-Spooky Tooth) and Jerry Shirley. Cherry Red now represent a catchment of live recordings by the band, captured in their early 70s prime in Japan, at Charlton Athletic football...

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