TITLE

Ex-runaways sue P'gram, manager Fowley

AUTHOR(S)
Borzillo, Carrie
PUB. DATE
December 1994
SOURCE
Billboard;12/3/94, Vol. 106 Issue 49, p111
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the lawsuit filed by former members of the rock group Runaways against PolyGram Records and their former manager Kim Fowley, for breach of contract and unfair business practices. Amount asked for by the plaintiffs; Comments from the plaintiffs' attorney Steven Ames Brown.
ACCESSION #
9412212619

 

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