Mills Music Ltd. Basic Facts:
- Music Publisher.
- Mills Music Ltd is now EMI Mills Music Ltd, part of EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
- Was found at 20 Denmark St, Covent Garden, London, England.
- Denmark St was also once known as Tin Pan Alley.
- Currently - Wunjo Guitars are located at 20 Denmark St (see image, 2008).
- Carey Blyton was music editor at Mills Music Ltd from 1958-1963.
- Elton John worked as an office boy (in the post room) here, in 1965, earning £4.50 a week.
- During his time at Mills Music Ltd, Elton was still known as Reg Dwight.
- Paul Simon unsuccessfully tried to sell his music catalogue to Mills Music Ltd. in 1965.
- Your Song, by Elton John, legend has it, was written by Bernie Taupin on the roof of Mills Music Ltd., on 27th October 1969.
-  - http://www.careyblyton.co.uk/biography.html
-  - http://www.independent.co.uk/news/tin-pan-alley-set-for-a-musical-renaissance-1160967.html
-  - The Times, 17th December 1994, page 39.
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