Dick Rowe is revered as one of the greatest producers and record executives of all time, but he is best known for a mistake of epic proportions. He signed legendary bands like the Rolling Stones and the Moody Blues, but told the Beatles that they were not good enough. In one of the most famous errors in music history he picked Brian Poole and the Tremelos as a better bet for stardom than the Fab Four.
George Martin made no such mistake. Under his guidance the Beatles became a cultural phenomenon and continue reading this entry »