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RSO Records was a record label, formed in partnership with Polydor Records by rock and roll and musical theatre impresario Robert Stigwood in the late 1960s, after the death of his business partner and mentor Brian Epstein. The "RSO" stands for the Robert Stigwood Organisation. A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and video recordings, on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... Polydor Records is a record label headquartered in Germany, currently a subsidiary of Universal Music. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theater combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Robert Stigwood is British music producer, primarily for film and stage. ... The 1960s, or The Sixties, in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ... Brian Samuel Epstein (September 19, 1934_August 27, 1967) was a British businessman, best known as the manager of the Beatles. ...


RSO managed the careers of several superstars (Bee Gees, Eric Clapton, Andy Gibb), and, as a record label, released the soundtracks to Tommy, The Empire Strikes Back, Jesus Christ Superstar, Times Square, Grease, and Saturday Night Fever. The release of the latter two albums made RSO one of the most financially successful labels of the 1970s. The disastrous commercial and critical failure of RSO's movie version of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in 1978 crippled the company. By 1981 Stigwood had ended his involvement with the label, which is now a part of Polydor. The Bee Gees: Maurice, Barry and Robin The Bee Gees were a British and Australian band, originally a pop singer-songwriter combination, reborn as funk and disco. ... Eric Clapton at the Tsunami Relief concert in Cardiffs Millennium Stadium, January 22nd 2005 Eric Patrick Clapton CBE (born March 30, 1945) is a British guitarist and composer, nicknamed slowhand. ... Andy Gibb - cover of the Shadow Dancing album Andy Gibb (March 5, 1958 – March 10, 1988) was a British singer and teen idol, and the younger brother of Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb, also known as the Bee Gees. ... Tommy (1969) is one of The Whos two full-scale rock operas, and the first musical work explicitly billed as a rock opera. ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is the sequel to the first released Star Wars movie, and the second film released in the original trilogy. ... // Summary Jesus Christ Superstar is a rock opera by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. ... Times Square (movie) - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Grease (1978) is the name of a film directed by Randal Kleiser and based on Jim Jacobs and Warren Caseys musical, Grease. ... Saturday Night Fever Movie Poster Saturday Night Fever is a 1977 movie starring John Travolta as Tony Manero, a troubled Brooklyn youth whose weekend activities are dominated by visits to a New York discotheque. ... This article provides extensive lists of events and significant personalities of the 1970s. ... Sgt. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ...


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