London, England, United Kingdom (1920 – 1986)
Dick James (12 December 1920 – 1 February 1986), born Reginald Leon Isaac Vapnick, was a music publisher and the founder of the DJM record label and recording studios, as well as (with Brian Epstein) The Beatles' publisher Northern Songs. He was born in the East End of London.
James sang with North London dance bands in his early teens, and was a regular vocalist at the Cricklewood Palais by the age of seventeen. He joined the Henry Hall band, and… read more
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