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Nervous Records

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Nervous Records is a UK rockabilly music independent record label. It was formed in 1979 by Roy Williams, a DJ on the UK rock'n'roll scene.[1] Nervous Records is credited by many as the leading record label behind the emergence of the British neo-rockabilly and psychobilly scene in the early 1980s [2] [3] and released many of the earliest records by key British artists of the genre including The Polecats, The Sharks, Frenzy and Restless - as well as leading acts from other European countries including Batmobile (Netherlands) and The Nekromantix (Denmark).

Although not a musician himself, Williams produced many of the bands whose music he released. Williams introduced Producer/Engineer Paul “Doc” Stewart to psychobilly. Stewart was already well versed in rock, indie and punk and he took the music in a more modern direction, often co-producing with Williams as documented in the Rockabilly Chronicle.[4]

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  1. ^ "An interview with Roy Williams from Nervous Records". 21 March 2011. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  2. ^ Wilson, Alan (2003). Deathrow: The Chronicles of Psychobilly. Cherry Red Books.
  3. ^ Brackenridge, Craig (2007). Hell's Bent on Rockin': A History of Psychobilly. Cherry Red Books.
  4. ^ Virgil (9 August 2022). "Paul "Doc" Stewart". the rockabilly chronicle. Retrieved 25 September 2022.