U.K.'s 1st Avenue takes a more `American' tack

Stratton, Sally; Sexton, Paul
June 1997
Billboard;06/21/97, Vol. 109 Issue 25, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on efforts to obtain trans-Atlantic succes by First Avenue Management and 1st Avenue Records, a leading management and label operation in Great Britain. Success in Britain with the female trio Eternal and its single, `I Wanna Be The Only One,' recorded with vocalist BeBe Winans; Its history from 1991, when founded by Oliver Smallman and Denis Ingoldsby; Spotting the singing potential of soap opera actress Michelle Gayle; Forecasts and plans for crossover to United States music markets.


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