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Beggars Banquet

Name
Beggars Banquet
URL
http://beggars.com
Email
beggars@beggars.com
Phone
Address
17-19 Alma Road London, SW18 1AA UK
Profile
Legendary UK indie label launched by Martin Mills in 1977 with two 7" singles by punk band The Lurkers. Over the years, Beggars has released music in nearly every genre imaginable - punk, goth, synth-pop, folk-rock, indie and more. They have launched sever
Releases on file (6)
Randy California — Euro-American Randy California — Euro-American
(Beggars Banquet BEGA 36, 1982, LP)
Robert Forster — Danger in the Past Robert Forster — Danger in the Past
(Beggars Banquet BEGA 113, 1990, CD / LP)
Robert Forster — Calling from a Country Phone Robert Forster — Calling from a Country Phone
(Beggars Banquet BBQ CD 133, 1993, CD)
Robert Forster — I Had a New York Girlfriend Robert Forster — I Had a New York Girlfriend
(Beggars Banquet BBQCD 161, 1994, CD)
Robert Forster — Warm Nights Robert Forster — Warm Nights
(Beggars Banquet BEGL 185 CD, 1996, CD)
St Vincent — Marry Me St Vincent — Marry Me
(Beggars Banquet BBQCD 254, 2007, CD)

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