Bronze Records

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Bronze Records
Bronze records logo.jpeg
Founded1971 - 1986
FounderGerry Bron
Distributor(s)Island Records (1971-1977)
EMI (1977-1980)
Polydor (1980-1986)
GenreRock music
Country of origin United Kingdom

Bronze Records was an independent English record label set up in 1971 by record producer Gerry Bron, and based in Chalk Farm, London.[1]

Bron had been producing Uriah Heep for Vertigo Records, and he set up the new label for future Uriah Heep releases, along with Juicy Lucy, Richard Barnes and Colosseum. Other subsequent acts included Gene Pitney, Osibisa, Paladin, Goldie, Manfred Mann's Earth Band (another Vertigo refugee), the Real Kids, Sally Oldfield, Motörhead, the Damned, Girlschool, Bronz and Hawkwind.[2]

Original manufacturing and distribution was through Island Records, moving to EMI in 1977 and then to Polydor Records in 1980. The label folded in financial difficulty in 1986, with the catalogue being sold to Ray Richards' Legacy Records. It subsequently passed to Castle Communications, and later Sanctuary Records.

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  1. ^ "Bronze Records". The Metal Archives.
  2. ^ "Bronze Records". Spirit of Metal Webzine.