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Big Bear Records

“Big Bear Records is probably the longest established independent record company in the UK and has been at the forefront of Jazz, Swing and Blues since 1968.

The Big Bear Music Group are the coordinators behind the annual Birmingham International Jazz & Blues Festival within the UK.”


A contract with Big Bear Records for ‘Bright Eyes’ to appear on the Peter Powell Radio One Show January 1981.


Late 70s new wave band who were very popular in Birmingham and played by John Peel on his show, particularly this single, released on Big Bear Records in 1979 ‘There Must Be Thousands”.

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