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Mills Music Ltd Publishers (20 Denmark St, Covent Garden, WC2, London)


Mills Music Ltd. Basic Facts:
  • Music Publisher.
  • Mills Music Ltd is now EMI Mills Music Ltd, part of EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
Mills Music Ltd. Location:
  • 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).
Famous People Associated:
  • Carey Blyton was music editor at Mills Music Ltd from 1958-1963.[1]
  • Elton John worked as an office boy (in the post room) here, in 1965, earning £4.50 a week.[2]
  • During his time at Mills Music Ltd, Elton was still known as Reg Dwight.[2]
  • 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.[3]

References:
  • [1] - http://www.careyblyton.co.uk/biography.html
  • [2] - http://www.independent.co.uk/news/tin-pan-alley-set-for-a-musical-renaissance-1160967.html
  • [3] - The Times, 17th December 1994, page 39.

Image by maistora (cc)


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