Tony Wilson - Quotes

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I'm a minor player in my own life story. ---->>>

Jazz is the last refuge of the untalented. Jazz musicians enjoy themselves more than anyone listening to them does. ---->>>

I am not a piece of hash. I'm in charge of Factory Records. I think. ---->>>

There is no celebrity quite as powerful as the local, homegrown celebrity.

There is no celebrity quite as powerful as the local, homegrown celebrity.

Energy, energy? Energy is, is, it's nothing more than a lot of new age hokum masquerading as religion. ---->>>

The special relationship between the region and a regional celebrity means that people feel that they have a special investment in you. ---->>>

Every band needs it's own special chemistry. And Bez was a very good chemist. ---->>>

Richard Branson once said: 'Tony's very good at selling bands and he's very good at making television programmes. But he'll never be great at either, until he decides which one he wants to do.' I entirely accept that. That doesn't matter to me very much. I like the irony of the two lives. ---->>>

I've been a minor celebrity since I was 23 years old. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: 02-20, 1950
Birthplace: Pendleton, Salford, England
Die: 2007-08-10
Occupation: Journalist

Anthony Howard "Tony" Wilson (20 February 1950 – 10 August 2007) was an English record label owner, radio and television presenter, nightclub manager, impresario and journalist for Granada Television and the BBC. Wilson was the man behind some of Manchester's most successful bands. He was one of the five co-founders of Factory Records and the founder and manager of the Haçienda nightclub (wikipedia)