Bowens (British, fl. mid 20th Century)
Cambridge: Centre of Scientific Research
Pye Group Records
Pye – Nixa – Mercury – Vanguard – EmArcy
c. mid-late 1950s
Haig Road in Cambridge, where Pye had their factory, was subsumed into Elizabeth Way and was a long way from King’s College chapel. However that iconic building is used to illustrate the Cambridge connection.
EmArcy Records is a jazz record label founded in 1954 by Mercury Records.
Mercury Record Corporation was founded in Chicago in 1945
Pye Records was a British record label; it had started life manufacturing televisions and radios, with its main plant off Haig Road in Cambridge. It purchased Nixa Records in 1953
Vanguard Records is a US record label set up in 1950 primarily as a classical label.
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